Nationwide Claims to Fame

Union City is 2nd out of 6,406 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Union City is 9th out of 6,405 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Union City is 21st out of 6,406 other cities in Foreign born residents

Statewide Claims to Fame

Union City is 1st in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Union City is 2nd in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Union City is 2nd in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Union City is 4th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Foreign born residents

Union City is 6th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Union City is 6th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Two or More

Union City is 7th in New Jersey out of 185 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Union City is 9th in New Jersey out of 192 other cities in Current population (2012)

Union City is 12th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Households

Union City is 12th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Housing units

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Union City Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 67,744 9th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 1.3 231st 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 51,796.6 2nd 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Union City Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 7.3% 33rd 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.7% 106th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.5% 205th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Union City Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 66.3% 253rd 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 16.2% 224th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Union City Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 58.0% 213th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 5.2% 110th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.2% 6th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.4% 190th 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 172nd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 5.6% 6th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 84.7% 1st 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 10.6% 252nd 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Union City Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 49.9% 223rd 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 57.6% 4th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Union City Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 24,931 12th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 91.0% 2nd 35.9% 25.9%
Households 22,408 12th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 19.7% 255th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $359,300 123rd $349,100 $186,200
People per household 2.9 55th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Union City Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $18,542 245th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $40,108 241st $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 21.1% 15th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Union City Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 5,877 7th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $341,688 30th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $5,525 138th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $47,658 26th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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