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Union, Mississippi

Union is a town located in Mississippi. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,021.


\nUnion is located at 32°34'17" North, 89°7'5" West (32.571320, -89.118118)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 8.9 km² (3.4 mi²). None of the area is covered with water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 2,021 people, 780 households, and 509 families residing in the town. The population density is 227.5/km² (589.0/mi²). There are 884 housing units at an average density of 99.5/km² (257.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 62.84% White, 35.53% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.05% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. 0.64% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 780 households out of which 31.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.1% are married couples living together, 18.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.7% are non-families. 32.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 18.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.46 and the average family size is 3.12. In the town the population is spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 79.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 74.0 males. The median income for a household in the town is $21,696, and the median income for a family is $28,542. Males have a median income of $26,667 versus $17,328 for females. The per capita income for the town is $12,176. 35.2% of the population and 28.4% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 49.7% are under the age of 18 and 37.4% are 65 or older.