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Union is a town in Knox County, in the Rockland metro area.

The latitude of Union is 44.211N. The longitude is -69.274W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 43 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,209.


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Median household income
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$37,679
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Union demographic reports
Birthplace of Moxie soda pop
Local festivals include:
  • Union Fair - Aug. 19-25, 2007
Dates often change. Check Union web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Matthews Farm Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Union demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Knox County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 04862 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

10% of Union residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Union ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Union was $16,240, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of Union residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Union, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $409.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $754.


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The average commute time for Union workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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