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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Union City is 65,638. Union City, New Jersey is the 580th largest city in the US.
Union City is located entirely in Hudson County.
The peak population of Union City was in 2020, when its population was 68,087. In 2020, Union City was the 556th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 580th largest city in the US. Union City is currently 3.6% smaller than it was in 2020.
Union City has shrunk 2.1% since the year 2000. Union City, New Jersey's growth is extremely below average. 87% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Union City has a population density of 51,796.6 people per square mile. Union City has the 2nd highest population density in New Jersey.
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The total voting age population of Union City, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 32,479. The voting age population is 46.7% male and 53.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.9% of the residents of Union City are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Union City are 70.4% White, 15.9% Other, 5.5% Black, 4.0% Two or more races, 3.8% Asian, 0.2% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 76.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Union City, 19.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 27.6%. On a per-household basis, 17.3% of families are below the poverty line in Union City.
Among those aged 16 and older, 69.2% of Union City residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 71.5% of Union City residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.6% have a bachelor's degree and 7.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Union City residents aged 5 and older, 83.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 77.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Union City is 4.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Union City, 7.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Union City is $48,992.
In Union City, 20.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 79.2% of housing units in Union City.
Of all the housing units in Union City, 34.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Union City, 10.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,900 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Union City is $1,225.
In Union City, 81.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.