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Union Bridge is a town in Carroll County, Maryland, United States. The population was 975 at the 2010 census.[5]

Union Bridge, Maryland
A view of Union Bridge
A view of Union Bridge
Carroll County Maryland Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Union Bridge Highlighted.svg
Coordinates: 39°34′7″N 77°10′39″W / 39.56861°N 77.17750°W / 39.56861; -77.17750Coordinates: 39°34′7″N 77°10′39″W / 39.56861°N 77.17750°W / 39.56861; -77.17750
CountryUnited States
StateMaryland
CountyCarroll
Incorporated1872[1]
Area
 • Total1.05 sq mi (2.72 km2)
 • Land1.04 sq mi (2.71 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
456 ft (139 m)
Population
 • Total975
 • Estimate 
(2017)[4]
963
 • Density921.53/sq mi (355.86/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
21791
Area code(s)410,443,667
FIPS code24-79350
GNIS feature ID0591452
Websitewww.carr.org/~unionbr

Much of the town was added to the National Register of Historic Places as the Union Bridge Historic District in 1994.[6]

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GeographyEdit

 
Main Street in Union Bridge

Union Bridge is located at 39°34′7″N 77°10′39″W / 39.56861°N 77.17750°W / 39.56861; -77.17750 (39.568550, -77.177618).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.05 square miles (2.72 km2), of which, 1.04 square miles (2.69 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[8]

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1870323
188057076.5%
189074330.4%
1900663−10.8%
191080421.3%
19201,08234.6%
1930862−20.3%
1940831−3.6%
19508401.1%
1960833−0.8%
19709048.5%
19809272.5%
1990910−1.8%
20009898.7%
2010975−1.4%
Est. 2017963[4]−1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 975 people, 394 households, and 251 families residing in the town. The population density was 937.5 inhabitants per square mile (362.0/km2). There were 429 housing units at an average density of 412.5 per square mile (159.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 91.7% White, 5.1% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.7% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 394 households of which 34.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.2% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.3% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.06.

The median age in the town was 39.2 years. 23.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.3% were from 25 to 44; 26.2% were from 45 to 64; and 15.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.

2000 censusEdit

As of the census[10] of 2000, there were 989 people, 372 households, and 265 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,163.1 people per square mile (449.2/km²). There were 409 housing units at an average density of 481.0 per square mile (185.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.82% White, 5.56% African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.10% Asian, and 1.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.51% of the population.

There were 372 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.0% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.5% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $31,563 versus $20,083 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,827. About 10.6% of families and 13.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.8% of those under age 18 and 5.7% of those age 65 or over.

Notable peopleEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Union Bridge". Maryland Manual. State of Maryland. Retrieved 25 June 2017.
  2. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jan 2, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-25.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  5. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Union Bridge town, Maryland". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 6, 2012.
  6. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2013-01-25. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  10. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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