Union City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 10,573 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Union City is the 54th largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Union City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Union City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Union City who work in office and administrative support (12.21%), food service (11.39%), and management occupations (8.67%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Union City spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.08 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, Union City is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.57% of adults 25 and older in Union City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Union City in 2010 was $20,122, which is middle income relative to Tennessee, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,488 for a family of four. However, Union City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Union City is a very 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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Union City include German, English, Dutch, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Union City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.