Union City, GA

Union City profile

Living in Union City

Union City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 22,399 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Union City is the 43rd largest community in Georgia. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Union City, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Union City, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Union City’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Union City does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $45,324.00.

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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Union City who work in office and administrative support (16.79%), sales jobs (10.34%), and healthcare (5.81%).

Many people in Union City take advantage of public transportation to get around. In fact, for the size of the city, the number of people who use the bus to commute to work is quite high. This helps to fill a need among Union City citizens for affordable transportation.

The percentage of adults in Union City who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.55% of the adults in Union City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Union City in 2018 was $20,585, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,340 for a family of four. However, Union City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Union City is a somewhat 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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Union City include African, Haitian, Jamaican, English, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Union City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.