SC

National Population : 333,590,059
South Carolina State Population : 5,404,936

About West Union, SC

West Union, SC is located in Oconee County in the state of South Carolina.

The total City Population for West Union is about 334 with about 162 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 4,858.

The Average Home Value is $206,900.00, which is roughly 35% higher than the Average Home Value of $135,244.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 9% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $53,537.00, which is roughly 14% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $46,131.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 7% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for West Union is about 4.4%.

South Carolina is ranked #48 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 12.12 out of 100.

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Voting

Oconee County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 64.93% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 73.03%
Democratic: 25.61%
Libertarian: 1.09%
Green: 0.22%
Other: 0.06%


Nearby Locations

Walhalla, SC (0.89 mi.)
Seneca, SC (7.91 mi.)
Salem, SC (8.06 mi.)
Westminster, SC (9.27 mi.)
Madison, SC (9.27 mi.)
Tamassee, SC (9.78 mi.)
Long Creek, SC (10.56 mi.)
Mountain Rest, SC (12.14 mi.)
Six Mile, SC (12.90 mi.)
Central, SC (14.26 mi.)
Clemson, SC (14.42 mi.)
Norris, SC (15.76 mi.)
Cateechee, SC (15.76 mi.)
Sunset, SC (16.42 mi.)
Fair Play, SC (17.11 mi.)
Pendleton, SC (18.17 mi.)
Townville, SC (19.27 mi.)
Pickens, SC (19.88 mi.)
Liberty, SC (19.89 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 29696
Latitude : 34.785098
Longitude : -83.006110
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 1006 ft.
Area Code(s) : 864

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.45
Male Population Estimate : 41.93%
Female Population Estimate : 42.98%
Median Age : 44.8
Male Median Age : 42.9
Female Median Age : 46.2

White Population Estimate : 81.23%
Black Population Estimate : 1.75%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 4.03%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.23%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.06%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.62%
Other Population Estimate : 2.12%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of West Union specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Oconee County: About 7 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Oconee County: About 370 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Oconee County is about 43% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 22% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.