Union City, California

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Population in 2014: 73,621 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.1%
 
Males: 36,431  (49.5%)
Females: 37,190  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 94587.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $73,563 (it was $71,926 in 2000)
Union City:

$73,563
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,146 (it was $22,890 in 2000)

Union City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $511,200 (it was $296,600 in 2000)
Union City:

$511,200
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $488,959; Detached houses: $544,298; Townhouses or other attached units: $363,035; In 2-unit structures: $302,979; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $184,601; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $304,875; Mobile homes: $104,608; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $10,238

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,549.

  • Races in Union City, CA (2013)

    Union City races chart
    • 38,74753.4%Asian alone
    • 14,74820.3%Hispanic
    • 10,73514.8%White alone
    • 3,3564.6%Black alone
    • 2,6953.7%Two or more races
    • 1,3901.9%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 6180.9%American Indian alone
    • 2510.3%Other race alone

Races in Union City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Union City: 144.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (3.2%), Irish (3.2%), Italian (2.1%), United States (1.9%), English (1.5%), Portuguese (1.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 19.3 square miles.

Population density: 3,824 people per square mile   (average).

Union City,CA real estate house value index trend

Union City, California map

For population 25 years and over in Union City:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Union City city:

  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

33,940 residents are foreign born (30.1% Asia, 8.0% Latin America).

This city:

46.8%
California:

26.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,926 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,361 (0.7%)

Union City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fremont, CA (4.9 miles , pop. 203,413).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (318.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Hayward, CA (2.0 miles ), Newark, CA (2.0 miles ), Fremont, CA (2.2 miles ), Fairview, CA (2.4 miles ), Cherryland, CA (2.6 miles ), San Lorenzo, CA (2.7 miles ), Castro Valley, CA (2.8 miles ), Ashland, CA (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 485 buildings, average cost: $191,300
  • 1998: 587 buildings, average cost: $215,300
  • 1999: 254 buildings, average cost: $224,800
  • 2000: 340 buildings, average cost: $223,800
  • 2001: 127 buildings, average cost: $264,900
  • 2002: 88 buildings, average cost: $288,000
  • 2003: 92 buildings, average cost: $330,100
  • 2004: 132 buildings, average cost: $282,200
  • 2005: 111 buildings, average cost: $302,800
  • 2006: 266 buildings, average cost: $265,000
  • 2007: 177 buildings, average cost: $266,500
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $335,700
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $221,900
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $208,100
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $66,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.59 N, Longitude: 122.05 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,657 (-6.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,697 (14.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 510

Union City household income distribution Union City home values distribution

Crime rates in Union City by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 4113153243020
per 100,000 5.81.41.44.31.47.24.32.85.54.30.02.80.0
Rapes 141913151219251589934
per 100,000 20.226.918.521.617.227.235.520.610.912.812.74.15.5
Robberies 951171571672151861701741381151039271
per 100,000 137.0165.7223.9240.6308.0266.6241.4239.5188.1163.5144.9126.996.9
Assaults 135132177231216239224193174184123121132
per 100,000 194.7186.9252.5332.9309.5342.6318.1265.6237.2261.6173.0166.9180.2
Burglaries 409441538603508431517502465459430416332
per 100,000 590.0624.5767.4868.9727.8617.8734.3690.8633.9652.6604.9574.0453.1
Thefts 1,4421,7141,5741,3251,2191,0891,3401,2581,0841,0701,071886992
per 100,000 2,080.02,427.32,245.11,909.31,746.41,560.91,903.21,731.21,477.71,521.31,506.61,222.41,353.9
Auto thefts 467537577579539502371355261258307332278
per 100,000 673.6760.5823.0834.3772.2719.5526.9488.5355.8366.8431.9458.1379.4
Arson 2232141121222025117642
per 100,000 31.745.320.015.930.131.528.434.415.010.08.45.52.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 306.1335.0368.8394.4378.2372.1366.6324.9273.3273.9241.1220.4198.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Union City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 95 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.97
California average:

2.32
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +12,927 (+24.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Union City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Union City, California

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Earthquake activity:

Union City-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 758% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 59.3 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 36.6 miles away from Union City center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 193.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 246.9 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 285.6 miles away from Union City center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 219.6 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alameda County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Union City topographic map

Birthplace of: Otis Amey - 2005 NFL player (San Francisco 49ers, born: Dec 4, 1981), DeJon Gomes - Player of football, Aaron Ledesma - Baseball player, Janou Rubin - College basketball player (UCLA Bruins), Jonathan Ugay - College football player (San Jose State Spartans), Marcus Harper - College football player (San Jose State Spartans).

Main business address for: ABAXIS INC (IN VITRO & IN VIVO DIAGNOSTIC SUBSTANCES), QUESTCOR PHARMACEUTICALS INC (PHARMACEUTICAL PREPARATIONS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Union City:

  • JUSTIN'S HOME (3262 SANTA ISABELA COURT)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSP HOSPICE-HAYWARD (30116 EIGENBRODT WAY)
  • MIKA'S HOME ICF/DD-H (34909 OSPREY DRIVE)
  • MASONIC HOME (34400 MISSION BLVD)
  • UNION CITY DIALYSIS CENTER (32930 ALVARADO-NILES ROAD #300)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH - HAYWARD (30116 EIGENBRODT)

Amtrak stations near Union City:

  • 4 miles: FREMONT (CENTERVILLE, FREMONT & PERALTA BLVDS.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: HAYWARD (22555 MEEKLAND AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking.
  • 8 miles: FREEMONT-MISSION SAN JOSE (FREMONT, MISSION BLVD. & I-680) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Union City:

  • California State University-East Bay (about 5 miles; Hayward, CA; Full-time enrollment: 12,956)
  • Chabot College (about 5 miles; Hayward, CA; FT enrollment: 7,610)
  • Ohlone College (about 9 miles; Fremont, CA; FT enrollment: 6,153)
  • Wyotech-Fremont (about 11 miles; Fremont, CA; FT enrollment: 2,383)
  • Stanford University (about 14 miles; Stanford, CA; FT enrollment: 14,410)
  • Mission College (about 15 miles; Santa Clara, CA; FT enrollment: 5,625)
  • Merritt College (about 16 miles; Oakland, CA; FT enrollment: 2,842)

Public high schools in Union City:

  • JAMES LOGAN HIGH (Students: 2,828, Location: 1800 H ST., Grades: 9-12)
  • DECOTO SCHOOL FOR INDEPENDENT STUDY (Location: 600 G ST., Grades: KG-12)

Private high schools in Union City:

  • UNION CITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 70, Location: 33700 ALVARADO NILES RD, Grades: KG-12)
  • PURPLE LOTUS SCHOOL (Students: 27, Location: 33615 9TH ST, Grades: 5-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Union City:

Private elementary/middle schools in Union City:

  • OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY SCHOOL (Students: 146, Location: 678 B ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • MISSION HILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 116, Location: 250 TAMARACK DR, Grades: PK-8)
  • NORTHSTAR SCHOOL (Students: 106, Location: 725 WHIPPLE RD, Grades: KG-8)
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Notable locations in Union City: Hayward Pumping Plant (A), Alvarado Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Union City Station (C), Union City Branch Alameda County Library (D), Union City Fire Department Station 4 (E), Union City Fire Department Station 3 (F), Union City Fire Department Station 2 (G), Union City Fire Department Station 1 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Union City Marketplace Shopping Center (1), El Mercado Plaza Shopping Center (2), Alavarado Plaza Shopping Center (3), Alvarado Place Shopping Center (4), Dyer Street Triangle Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Union City include: ABAXIS INC (A), QUESTCOR PHARMACEUTICALS INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Union City include: Our Lady of the Rosary Church (A), Luz Del Valle Church (B), Hillview Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Chapel of the Chimes Cemetery (1), Chapel of the Chimes Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Dry Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Union City include: Logan Stadium (1), Alvarado Park (2), Arroyo Park (3), Casa Verde Park (4), Charles F Kennedy Park (5), Contempo Park (6), Hall Ranch Park (7), San Andreas Park (8), Seven Hills Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Alameda County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 118. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

118
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.394. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.394
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.437. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.437
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 22.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.00266. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00266
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.5%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.6% for Black residents, 9.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.1% for American Indian residents, 10.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 10.8% for other race residents, 8.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.4 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  81.6%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.8%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Union City in 2010:

  • 305 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 75 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 72 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 35 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 14 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Union City in 2000:

  • 215 people in nursing homes
  • 99 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

Union City, California environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Union City (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Union City Branch at 34356 Alvarado Niles Road, branch established on 1980/11/15; Union Landing Branch at 30915 Courthouse Drive, branch established on 2005/06/11. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Union City Branch at 1900 Decoto Road, branch established on 1970/10/15; Alvarado Branch at 31800 Alvarado Boulevard, branch established on 1975/12/12. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Union City, Safeway Branch at 1790 Decoto Road, branch established on 2010/02/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Fremont Bank: Alvarado Branch at 32000 Alvarado Boulevard, branch established on 1979/08/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,367.9 mil, Deposits: $1,975.1 mil, headquarters in Fremont, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Fremont Bancorporation
  • Cathay Bank: Union City Branch at 1701 Decoto Road, branch established on 2001/10/05. Info updated 2010/12/08: Bank assets: $10,628.9 mil, Deposits: $7,249.8 mil, headquarters in Los Angeles, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 52 total offices, Holding Company: Cathay General Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Union City - Alvarado Niles Branch at 32101 Union Landing, branch established on 2005/08/22. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of the West: Union City Branch at 33301 Alvarado Niles Road, branch established on 1961/02/27. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Citibank, National Association: Union City Branch at 1800 Decoto Road, branch established on 2002/11/13. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
California average:

15.4

Union City travel time to work - commute Union City mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Union City city (based on Alameda County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic231,50053
Evangelical Protestant123,422538
Other87,110227
Mainline Protestant40,185181
Black Protestant20,71676
Orthodox6,64016
None1,000,698-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 364
Alameda County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 97
Alameda County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 232
Alameda County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,299
Here:

8.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alameda County:

19.3%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.6%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.8%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Union City:

49.2%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Union City:

27.0
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Union City:

17.4%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

17.3%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

26.7%
State:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

57.0%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.7%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Union City, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 14$117,375$100,6071$1,483
Other Government Administration 16$128,299$96,2245$1,716
Police Protection - Officers 76$710,187$112,1350$0
Police - Other 22$145,936$79,6019$16,335
Streets and Highways 4$29,006$87,0180$0
Welfare 1$5,305$63,6600$0
Health 9$48,048$64,0642$6,556
Solid Waste Management 15$81,057$64,8460$0
Parks and Recreation 33$179,945$65,43578$68,304
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$32,953$131,8120$0
Natural Resources 1$7,191$86,2920$0
Transit 3$24,343$97,3720$0
Other and Unallocable 21$170,846$97,6260$0
Totals for Government 218$1,680,491$92,50495$94,394

Union City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $7,193,000 ($97.70)
    Regular Highways: $1,597,000 ($21.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,140,000 ($15.48)
    Transit Utilities: $934,000 ($12.69)
    General: $221,000 ($3.00)
    Police Protection: $119,000 ($1.62)
    Fire Protection: $87,000 ($1.18)
    Parking Facilities: $53,000 ($0.72)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $13,817,000 ($187.68)
    Fire Protection: $6,360,000 ($86.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,416,000 ($46.40)
    Regular Highways: $3,384,000 ($45.97)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,081,000 ($41.85)
    Transit Utilities: $2,258,000 ($30.67)
    Central Staff Services: $1,966,000 ($26.70)
    General - Other: $1,488,000 ($20.21)
    Health Services - Other: $1,301,000 ($17.67)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,260,000 ($17.11)
    Financial Administration: $473,000 ($6.42)
    Libraries: $267,000 ($3.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $175,000 ($2.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,116,000 ($69.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $3,748,000 ($50.91)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $43,000 ($0.58)
    Central Staff: $19,000 ($0.26)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,297,000 ($153.45)

Union City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $1,008,000 ($13.69)
    All Other: $785,000 ($10.66)
    Housing & Community Development: $76,000 ($1.03)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $614,000 ($8.34)
    General Support: $68,000 ($0.92)
    Transit Utilities: $44,000 ($0.60)
    All Other: $24,000 ($0.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,169,000 ($43.04)
    Special Assessments: $2,548,000 ($34.61)
    General Revenue, NEC: $709,000 ($9.63)
    Rents: $256,000 ($3.48)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $332,000 ($4.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,844,000 ($52.21)
    All Other: $2,084,000 ($28.31)
    Highways: $1,308,000 ($17.77)
    Transit Utilities: $275,000 ($3.74)
  • Tax - Property: $17,840,000 ($242.32)
    Total General Sales: $9,915,000 ($134.68)
    Public Utilities: $3,041,000 ($41.31)
    NEC: $2,898,000 ($39.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $558,000 ($7.58)

Union City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $17,245,000 ($234.24)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $84,235,000 ($1144.17)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $74,610,000 ($1013.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $16,745,000 ($227.45)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $500,000 ($6.79)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $9,625,000 ($130.74)

Union City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $46,106,000 ($626.26)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $32,637,000 ($443.31)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $18,582,000 ($252.40)

6.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($56,376 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($467 average AGI)
Alameda County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Contra Costa County, CA  0.97% ($57,956 average AGI)
from San Francisco County, CA  0.84% ($61,110)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.81% ($78,628)


6.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($59,876 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
California average:

5.12%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,039 average AGI)
Alameda County:

0.12%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Contra Costa County, CA  1.22% ($69,267 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.64% ($76,962)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.62% ($59,103)

Strongest AM radio stations in Union City:

  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSFB (1220 AM; 5 kW; PALO ALTO, CA; Owner: SCA-PALO ALTO, LLC)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSJX (1500 AM; 10 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • KSFO (560 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Union City:

  • KZBR-FM2 (95.7 FM; LIVERMORE, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOHL (89.3 FM; FREMONT, CA; Owner: FREMONT-NEWARK COMMUNITY COLL. DIST.)
  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KKUP (91.5 FM; CUPERTINO, CA; Owner: ASSURANCE SCIENCES FOUNDATION)
  • KBRG (100.3 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KYLD (94.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFRC-FM (99.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Union City:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTEH (Channel 54; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
  • KDTV (Channel 14; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KDTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KSTS (Channel 48; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Union City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 96m315ftTotal length
  • $6,847,000Total costs
  • 1,301,352Total average daily traffic
  • 104,380Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 71950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Union City, CA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED125$347,576527$313,0841,912$303,50049$222,6460$0125$230,1345$99,800
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$362,40675$323,575262$350,48511$276,5450$016$242,1254$64,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED37$362,762139$255,715586$370,12329$147,5230$059$220,34316$72,313
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN29$339,78984$322,582321$340,51210$182,4921$410,00025$227,9480$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$323,75021$279,836109$334,6024$230,5000$016$202,5650$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 14 tracts in Union City, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED54$326,21711$382,061
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$426,1477$354,866
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$360,83518$339,111
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$354,5230$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$347,5001$780,300

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Union City, California:

  • Holiday Inn Express Inn, 31140 Alvarado-niles Rd, Union City, California 94587 , Phone: (510) 475-0600, Fax: (510) 475-0910
  • Extended Stay America - Union City - Dyer St, 31950 Dyer St, Union City, California 94587 , Phone: (510) 441-9616, Fax: (510) 441-9610
  • Hampton Inn Union City, 31040 Alvarado - Niles Rd, Union City, California 94587 , Phone: (510) 475-5600, Fax: (510) 475-5300
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Union City, California
Most common first names in Union City, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15875.5 years
Mary13980.5 years
William13979.5 years
Robert10471.9 years
James9672.4 years
George9076.0 years
Charles8276.4 years
Joseph8277.9 years
Frank8179.9 years
Maria7978.0 years
Most common last names in Union City, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia5176.0 years
Smith4875.6 years
Rodriguez4365.3 years
Hernandez4170.0 years
Davis3476.1 years
Williams3277.9 years
Lee3177.3 years
Martinez3169.8 years
Silva3179.6 years
Miller3078.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Union City, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Lane Furniture1
AT&T1Lowe's1
Applebee's1Macy's1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Baskin-Robbins1Motherhood Maternity1
Blockbuster1OfficeMax1
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
Chipotle1Payless2
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack2
Discount Tire1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
Extended Stay America1Safeway1
FedEx1Sprint Nextel1
GNC2Starbucks5
GameStop1Subway3
H&R Block1T-Mobile4
Holiday Inn2T.G.I. Driday's1
Home Depot1Taco Bell3
HomeTown Buffet1Toys"R"Us1
IHOP1U-Haul2
Jamba Juice1UPS3
KFC1Verizon Wireless2
Kroger1Vons1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Bryant1

Union City compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Union City on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Afghanistan (population 500+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia (population 500+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Philippines (population 500+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the largest decrease or smallest increase in household income from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Professional, scientific, and technical services (population 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Information (population 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest racial income disparity between any two races with at least 2,000 householders"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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