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The Village of West Union had a population of 3,143 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for West Union is located at latitude 38.7917 and longitude -83.5441 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the Village of West Union (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 945 feet.

The Village of West Union (GNIS ID: 2400146) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of West Union is located within Township of Tiffin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Adams County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Union population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Union: Adamsville, Scant.

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West Union, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,143
Population in Households 3,003
Population in Familes 2,368
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density1 1,110
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 1,291
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 826
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,493 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 737 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 554 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 202 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $93,087
Average Home Value $104,398


Median Household Income $36,170
Average Household Income $46,853
Per Capita Income $19,745
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.49% -0.33%
Households -0.38% -0.26%
Families 0.41% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

West Union, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Union to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 389 68th
Population Density1 # 676 44th
Diversity Index2 # 826 32nd
Median Household Income # 1061 13th
Per Capita Income # 991 19th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.