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Welcome to West Union

Situated on the 46-mile Lake Woebegon Trail, West Union is a charming small town at the heart of Region 5’s recreational country. The trail is a rails-to-trails project that opened in the late 1990s and caters to cyclists, pedestrians, snowmobiles, and other users.

City Information


City of West Union
Box C-10
West Union, MN 56389
Phone: 320-352-5450


Mayor: Roger Engle
PO Box 106
West Union, MN 56389
320-760-6265
engle56378@gmail.com

Clerk: Janet Macey
PO Box 207
West Union, MN 56389
320-352-5450
maceyjanet@yahoo.com


*City Council Meetings are held the 1st Monday of each month at the West Union Fire Hall, 6:30PM
*Building and Sewer Permits can be picked up from the Clerk.
*March Elections are held the 2nd tuesday of March at the West Union Fire Hall
*November Elections are held the 1st Tuesday in November at the West Union Fire Hall


Population
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Population

Population2000201020182023
West Union, MN106111119123

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

Population by Age

Population201020182023
0-4566
5-9367
10-141377
15-19876
20-241264
25-29576
30-34857
35-39466
40-44677
45-491587
50-5418109
55-5941010
60-6401011
65-692910
70-74268
75-79256
80-84124
85+322
18+8496101
Median Age374749

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

Population by Race

West Union, MN2018
Total119.000
White Alone97.480
Black Alone0.000
American Indian Alone0.840
Asian Alone0.000
Pacific Islander Alone0.000
Some Other Race0.000
Two or More Races1.680
Hispanic Origin0.000
Diversity Index5.000

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

Growth Rate

West Union, MN2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population1%1%
Households1%0%
Families2%1%
Median Household Income%5%
Per Capita Income%3%

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020182023
Households36424546
Housing Units37434648
Owner Occupied Units4143
Renter Occupied Units44
Vacant Units12

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

Home Value

West Union, MN20182023
Median Home Value$243,750$271,429
Average Home Value$266,463$291,667
<$50,00022
$50,000 - $99,99954
$100,000 - $149,99943
$150,000 - $199,99965
$200,000 - $249,99944
$250,000 - $299,99967
$300,000 - $399,99967
$400,000 - $499,99945
$500,000 - $749,99945
$1,000,000 +00

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later0
2000-20095
1990-19990
1980-19891
1970-19798
1960-19692
1950-19596
1940-19498
1939 or Before17

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

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Income
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Income

West Union, MN20182023
Median Household$60,275$77,711
Average Household$89,823$107,382
Per Capita$34,027$40,230

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

Household Income Base

West Union, MN2018
<$15,0003
$15,000 - $24,9993
$25,000 - $34,9996
$35,000 - $49,9997
$50,000 - $74,9997
$75,000 - $99,9996
$100,000 - $149,9996
$150,000 - $199,9993
$200,000+4

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+60
In-County Residents4
Out-of-County Residents45
Drive Alone50
Carpooled2
Public Transport0
Work at Home0
Less than 5 minutes3
5-9 minutes7
10-14 minutes13
15-19 minutes3
20-24 minutes6
25-29 minutes5
30-34 minutes15
35-39 minutes0
40-44 minutes0
45-59 minutes0
60-89 minutes2
90+ minutes6
Average Travel Time0

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees30
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt0
Mining0
Utilities0
Construction0
Manufacturing0
Wholesale Trade0
  
Retail Trade0
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers0
Furn & Home Furnish Str0
Electronics & Appl Store0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip0
Food & Beverage Stores0
Health/Pers Care Stores0
Gasoline Stations0
Clothing/Accessory Store0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music0
General Merchandise Str0
Misc Store Retailers0
Nonstore Retailers0
  
Transportation/Warehouse0
Information0
  
Finance & Insurance0
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn0
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other0
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing0
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv0
Legal Services0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt0
Educational Services0
HealthCare/Social Assist0
Arts/Entertainment/Rec0
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs7
Accommodation0
Food Srv/Drinking Places7
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin8
Auto Repair/Maintenance1
Public Administration Emp15

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

Educational Attainment (25+)

West Union, MN2018
Some High School2
Graduated High School26
Associates Degree17
Bachelor's Degree13
Graduate Degree7

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses6
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus0
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus0
Construction Bus0
Manufacturing Bus0
Wholesale Trade Bus0
  
Retail Trade Bus0
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus0
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus0
Electronics & Appl Store Bus0
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus0
Food & Beverage Stores Bus0
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus0
Gasoline Stations Bus0
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus0
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus0
General Merchandise Str Bus0
Misc Store Retailers Bus0
Nonstore Retailers Bus0
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus0
Information Bus0
  
Finance & Insurance Bus0
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus0
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus0
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus0
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus0
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus0
Legal Services Bus0
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus0
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus0
Educational Services Bus0
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus0
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus0
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus1
Accommodation Bus0
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus1
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus3
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus1
Public Administration Bus2

Source: ESRI, 2018-12-07

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Todd County was created on February 20, 1885 (Organized in 1873) from Cass County.  The county was named in honor of John Blair Smith Todd, commander of Fort Ripley (1849-56); general in the Civil War; delegate in Congress from Dakota Territory, 1861 and 1863-65; governor of Dakota Territory, 1869-71.