West Union, SC Population

Population: 297. Estimated population in July 2020: 301 (+1.3% change)
Males: 152 (51.2%), Females: 145 (48.8%)

Oconee County

Zip code: 29696

Median resident age: 43.9 years
Median household income: $24,250
Median house value: $66,700

Races in West Union:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.1%)
  • Hispanic (15.8%)
  • Other race (7.7%)
  • American Indian (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Black (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (21.9%), Irish (11.1%), English (9.4%), German (7.4%), Dutch (1.3%), French (1.3%).

Elevation: 980 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in West Union

  • High school or higher: 63.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Union town

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

12.1% Foreign born (12.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+12.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near West Union:

  • OCONEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; SENECA, SC)
  • STEPHENS COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; TOCCOA, GA)
  • HIGHLANDS-CASHIERS HOSPITAL INC (about 24 miles; HIGHLANDS, NC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Union:

  • ANDERSON RGNL (about 31 miles; ANDERSON, SC; Abbreviation: AND)
  • DONALDSON CENTER (about 47 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Abbreviation: GYH)
  • GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG INTL (about 58 miles; GREER, SC; Abbreviation: GSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Union:

  • OCONEE COUNTY REGIONAL (about 13 miles; CLEMSON, SC; Abbreviation: CEU)
  • TOCCOA RG LETOURNEAU FIELD (about 21 miles; TOCCOA, GA; Abbreviation: TOC)
  • PICKENS COUNTY (about 24 miles; PICKENS, SC; Abbreviation: LQK)
Amtrak station near West Union:

  • 16 miles: CLEMSON (U.S. 123 & STATE HWY. 133). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

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

  • TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 21 miles; PENDLETON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,343)
  • CLEMSON UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; CLEMSON, SC; Full-time enrollment: 15,962)
  • WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; CULLOWHEE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 5,843)
  • FURMAN UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,915)
  • BOB JONES UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,577)
  • GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 49 miles; GREENVILLE, SC; Full-time enrollment: 6,157)
  • UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA (about 61 miles; ATHENS, GA; Full-time enrollment: 28,464)

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