Mount Union, PA Population

Population: 2,504. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,392 (-4.5% change)
Males: 1,124 (44.9%), Females: 1,380 (55.1%)

Zip code: 17066

Median resident age: 38.2 years
Median household income: $21,048
Median house value: $49,500

Races in Mount Union:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.6%)
  • Black (11.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)

Ancestries: German (20.0%), United States (16.3%), Irish (11.6%), Italian (7.5%), English (4.2%), Dutch (3.1%).

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mount Union

  • High school or higher: 72.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Union borough

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 14.7%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

0.8% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -377 (-13.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Union:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mount Union:

  • ALTOONA-BLAIR COUNTY (about 31 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Abbreviation: AOO)
  • UNIVERSITY PARK (about 32 miles; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Abbreviation: UNV)
  • HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL-RICHARD A HENSON FLD (about 49 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Abbreviation: HGR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mount Union:

  • HUNTINGDON COUNTY (about 5 miles; MOUNT UNION, PA; Abbreviation: MUU)
  • EWT 4 (about 24 miles; HONEY GROVE, PA; Abbreviation: 02P)
  • COVE VALLEY (about 25 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, PA; Abbreviation: 6G6)
Amtrak station near Mount Union:

  • 12 miles: HUNTINGDON (402 ALLEGHENY ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Union:

  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 30 miles; UNIVERSITY PARK, PA; Full-time enrollment: 38,248)
  • SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 35 miles; SHIPPENSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,330)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE ALTOONA (about 38 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,516)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 49 miles; CARLISLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,098)
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (about 60 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)
  • LOCK HAVEN UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 62 miles; LOCK HAVEN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,738)
  • MESSIAH COLLEGE (about 64 miles; GRANTHAM, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,761)

Schools

Public high school in Mount Union:

  • MOUNT UNION AREA JSHS (Students: 736; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mount Union:

  • MOUNT UNION-KISTLER EL SCH (Students: 334; Grades: KG – 06)
  • SHIRLEY TWP EL SCH (Students: 331; Grades: KG – 06)

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