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Union County
  • County in South Dakota

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Housing
    grade A minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade B+
  4. Good for Families
    grade B+
  5. Diversity
    grade C+
  6. Jobs
    grade A
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  11. Commute
    grade B

editorial

Union County is located in South Dakota with a population of 15,659. Union County is one of the best places to live in South Dakota. In Union County, most residents own their homes. In Union County there are a lot of bars. Many families live in Union County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Union County are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$206,300
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$854
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    36.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    144.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,337.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    144.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    19%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

Working in Union County

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$74,006
National
$64,994

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