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The Village of West Union had a population of 3,106 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Union: Adamsville, Scant.

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West Union, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,106
Daytime Population: Workers 2,746
Daytime Population: Residents 1,950
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,696
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.51
Population in Households 2,966
Population in Familes 2,336
Population in Group Qrtrs 140
Population Density2 1,097
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $37,976
Average Household Income $49,390
Per Capita Income $20,604


Total Housing Units 1,464 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 726 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 540 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 198 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $95,161
Average Home Value $108,791


Total Households 1,266
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 808
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.59% -0.51%
Households -0.6% -0.51%
Families 0.05% -0.7%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

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, 2017 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 # 394 68th
Population Density # 679 44th
Diversity Index # 809 32nd
Median Household Income # 1072 12th
Per Capita Income # 1007 17th

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