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West Union, Minnesota - Basic Facts

West Union is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of West Union.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Todd County at latitude 45.8008 and longitude -95.0834. Todd County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,339 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of West Union (see map) encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Union: City of West Union.

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West Union, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 110
Population in Households 110
Population in Familes 98
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 260
Diversity Index2 5


Total Households 42
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 33
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 43 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (88.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 ( 9.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 2.3%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $230,625


Median Household Income $54,261
Average Household Income $71,691
Per Capita Income $26,768
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.21% -0.37%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.48% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Union to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 791 13th
Population Density1 # 644 29th
Diversity Index2 # 809 11th
Median Household Income # 354 61st
Per Capita Income # 377 58th

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