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Union City is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 73,621 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Union City is the 114th largest community in California.
Housing costs in Union City are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Unlike some cities, Union City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Union City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Union City is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Union City who work in office and administrative support (15.73%), management occupations (9.65%) and sales jobs (9.48%).
Also of interest is that Union City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In Union City, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.06 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Union City is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the subway. For Union City, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The population of Union City is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.97% of adults in Union City have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Union City in 2010 was $30,158, which is upper middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,632 for a family of four. However, Union City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Union City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Union City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Union City residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Union City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.02% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Union City include German, Irish and Afghan.
In addition, Union City has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (45.97%).
The languages spoken by people in Union City are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Union City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Tagalog, Chinese and Indic languages.
|UNION CITY INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||20,529|
|UNION CITY HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||64.56%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||35.44%|
|TYPE OF UNION CITY HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||58.88%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||14.96%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||4.71%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||17.27%|
|SIZE OF UNION CITY HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||7.04%|
|AGE OF UNION CITY HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||12.52%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||69.65%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||15.53%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||2.30%|
|UNION CITY REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$734,951|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,931|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $77,000||2.98%|
|$77,001 - $155,000||3.22%|
|$155,001 - $310,000||4.79%|
|$310,001 - $465,000||8.11%|
|$465,001 - $620,000||15.48%|
|$620,001 - $775,000||18.31%|
|$775,001 - $1,162,000||37.26%|
|$1,162,001 - $1,550,000||8.72%|
|PEOPLE OF UNION CITY||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.71%|
|5 TO 17||15.93%|
|18 TO 24||8.52%|
|25 TO 34||15.51%|
|35 TO 54||28.04%|
|55 TO 64||12.28%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||13.00%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||86.81%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$82,564|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$30,158|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.41%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (15.93%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.15%)
Public Service (3.08%)
Information Technology (2.07%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||5.68%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.58%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||1.47%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||11.75%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||7.48%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||22.02%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (3.37%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (38.29%)
Indic languages (5.26%)
Other Asian languages (2.94%)
Pacific Island languages (1.60%)
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