West Union Information

West Union Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of West Union, IA

General West Union Information

State: Iowa

County: Fayette County

Close cities: Hawkeye, IA, Wadena, IA, Castalia, IA, Randalia, IA, Fayette, IA, Clermont, IA, Fort Atkinson, IA, Ossian, IA, Elgin, IA, St. Lucas, IA

West Union Population (census data)
Total 2,448 (-5.1% since 2000)
Male 1,192 (48.7%)
Female 1,256 (51.3%)

Population Density: 910 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 74.5 (US Avg is 100)

West Union Elevation: 1,197 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1879

Land Area: 2.69 square miles

Median Household Income: $44,238

Zip Codes: 52175.

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West Union Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (96.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (49.8%)
  • Norwegian (17.9%)
  • Irish (13.4%)
  • English (6.8%)
  • United States (4.8%)
  • Swiss (2.7%)

West Union School Information

High Schools
North Fayette High School (600 N Pine Street, West Union, IA, 52175 - North Fayette Community School District District)
Middle Schools
North Middle School (105 E Main, West Union, IA, 52175 - North Fayette Community School District District)
Elementary Schools
West Union Elementary School (400 North Pine, West Union, IA, 52145 - North Fayette Community School District District)

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