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Union City, OH

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Overview


Union City is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 1,567 people and just one neighborhood, Union City is the 500th largest community in Ohio.

Occupations and Workforce

Union City is a blue-collar town, with 49.92% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Union City is a village of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Union City who work in food service (14.03%), sales jobs (8.97%), and office and administrative support (6.04%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Demographics

Union City ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 2.02% of people over 25 have a college degree.

The per capita income in Union City in 2022 was $20,125, which is low income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,500 for a family of four. However, Union City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Union City also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 36.87% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Union City is a somewhat ethnically-diverse village. 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 White, followed by Asian. 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 11.06% of the village’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Union City include German, English, Italian, Irish, and Polish.

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Cuban ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Union City are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 80.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 37.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 87.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 41.5% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 24.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.3%), and 15.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, Spanish and Chinese.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Union City, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (7.5%), and residents who report English roots (6.4%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (5.1%), along with some Cuban ancestry residents (3.3%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (68.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (19.5%) and 5.5% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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