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Union is a township in Parke County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Union. For links to other places called Union, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Union is 39.734N. The longitude is -87.061W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,569.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Union demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Parke 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 47837 ZIP code.
27% 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 $20,607, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Union residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Union, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $413. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $769.
Parke County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Union political report.
The average commute time for Union workers is 38 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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