West Union, MN Profile: Facts & Data


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West Union, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of West Union had a population of 119 as of July 1, 2018. West Union ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West Union is located at latitude 45.803 and longitude -95.0836 in Todd County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Union (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Todd County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,339 feet.

The City of West Union (GNIS ID: 2397276) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

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West Union, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 119
Population in Households 119
Population in Familes 106
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 282
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $60,275
Average Household Income $89,823
Per Capita Income $34,027


Total Housing Units 46 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41 (89.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 ( 8.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $243,750
Average Home Value $266,463


Total Households 45
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 36
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.85% 0.66%
Households 0.84% 0.44%
Families 1.83% 0.55%
Median Household Income   5.21%
Per Capita Income   3.41%

West Union, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Union to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 783 14th
Population Density # 634 30th
Diversity Index # 857 5th
Median Household Income # 349 62nd
Per Capita Income # 216 76th

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