Union City, California

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Population in 2017: 75,343 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.7%
 
Males: 38,712  (51.4%)
Females: 36,631  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

40.9 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 94587.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $117,526 (it was $71,926 in 2000)
Union City:

$117,526
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $41,652 (it was $22,890 in 2000)

Union City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $805,100 (it was $296,600 in 2000)
Union City:

$805,100
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $724,289; detached houses: $808,865; townhouses or other attached units: $560,206; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $456,482; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $555,481; mobile homes: $133,173

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,050.

March 2019 cost of living index in Union City: 151.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.8%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.7% for Black residents, 11.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.9% for American Indian residents, 8.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.9% for other race residents, 8.2% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Union City, CA (2017)
    • 42,49756.4%Asian alone
    • 13,82418.3%Hispanic
    • 11,42215.2%White alone
    • 3,8805.1%Black alone
    • 2,4893.3%Two or more races
    • 9611.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 2470.3%American Indian alone
    • 240.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 44 registered sex offenders living in Union City, California as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Union City is 1,712 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Union City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(4.3)
1
(1.4)
5
(7.2)
3
(4.3)
2
(2.8)
4
(5.5)
3
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(4.0)
1
(1.3)
1
(1.3)
1
(1.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
15
(21.6)
12
(17.2)
19
(27.2)
25
(35.5)
15
(20.6)
8
(10.9)
9
(12.8)
9
(12.7)
3
(4.1)
4
(5.5)
3
(4.0)
12
(15.9)
15
(19.7)
15
(19.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
167
(240.6)
215
(308.0)
186
(266.6)
170
(241.4)
174
(239.5)
138
(188.1)
115
(163.5)
103
(144.9)
92
(126.9)
71
(96.9)
87
(116.5)
111
(147.0)
83
(108.8)
89
(116.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
231
(332.9)
216
(309.5)
239
(342.6)
224
(318.1)
193
(265.6)
174
(237.2)
184
(261.6)
123
(173.0)
121
(166.9)
132
(180.2)
172
(230.4)
157
(207.9)
156
(204.4)
156
(204.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
603
(868.9)
508
(727.8)
431
(617.8)
517
(734.3)
502
(690.8)
465
(633.9)
459
(652.6)
430
(604.9)
416
(574.0)
332
(453.1)
305
(408.6)
298
(394.7)
216
(283.1)
246
(322.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,325
(1,909)
1,219
(1,746)
1,089
(1,561)
1,340
(1,903)
1,258
(1,731)
1,084
(1,478)
1,070
(1,521)
1,071
(1,507)
886
(1,222)
992
(1,354)
1,024
(1,372)
1,258
(1,666)
1,114
(1,460)
1,170
(1,535)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
579
(834.3)
539
(772.2)
502
(719.5)
371
(526.9)
355
(488.5)
261
(355.8)
258
(366.8)
307
(431.9)
332
(458.1)
278
(379.4)
314
(420.6)
341
(451.6)
356
(466.5)
237
(311.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
11
(15.9)
21
(30.1)
22
(31.5)
20
(28.4)
25
(34.4)
11
(15.0)
7
(10.0)
6
(8.4)
4
(5.5)
2
(2.7)
6
(8.0)
11
(14.6)
4
(5.2)
10
(13.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)368.7353.5347.8342.7303.7255.5256.0225.4206.0185.7209.4231.5207.4203.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Union City, CA

Crime rate in Union City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 92 (74 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.97
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: Afghan (1.8%), Irish (1.4%), German (1.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 19.3 square miles.

Population density: 3,913 people per square mile   (average).

Union City, California map

35,770 residents are foreign born (28.8% Asia, 6.0% Latin America).

This city:

47.1%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,811 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,606 (0.7%)

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 )

Latitude: 37.59 N, Longitude: 122.05 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,918 (-7.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,228 (16.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 510

Distribution of median household income in Union City, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Union City, CA in 2017
Union City satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Union City, CA
Historical housing units in Union City, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +12,927 (+24.0%).
Most common industries in Union City, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (11.4%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (12.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.2%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (10.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Union City, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Computer specialists (9.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.1%)
  • Engineers (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Registered nurses (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Computer specialists (13.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.7%)
  • Engineers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Registered nurses (6.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Computer specialists (3.9%)

Average climate in Union City, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Union City, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.452. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.452
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.358. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.358
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00827. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00827
U.S.:

0.00984

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 the 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 Union City center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 246.9 miles away from Union 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 the 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 (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Union City topographic map

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)
See full list of schools located in Union City

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Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Otis Amey - 2005 NFL player (San Francisco 49ers, born: Dec 4, 1981), DeJon Gomes - Football player, 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).

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Union City:

Marital status in Union City, CA
  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

For population 25 years and over in Union City:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Union City
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Religion statistics for Union City, CA (based on Alameda County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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
This county:

8.94 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Alameda County:

6.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alameda County:

19.3%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Alameda County:

16.6%
California:

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
Police Protection - Officers 76$710,187$112,1350$0
Parks and Recreation 33$179,945$65,43578$68,304
Police - Other 22$145,936$79,6019$16,335
Other and Unallocable 21$170,846$97,6260$0
Other Government Administration 16$128,299$96,2245$1,716
Solid Waste Management 15$81,057$64,8460$0
Financial Administration 14$117,375$100,6071$1,483
Health 9$48,048$64,0642$6,556
Streets and Highways 4$29,006$87,0180$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$32,953$131,8120$0
Transit 3$24,343$97,3720$0
Natural Resources 1$7,191$86,2920$0
Welfare 1$5,305$63,6600$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 218$1,680,491$92,50495$94,394

Union City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $10,702,000 ($142.04)
    Regular Highways: $4,775,000 ($63.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,136,000 ($41.62)
    Police Protection: $1,037,000 ($13.76)
    Central Staff Services: $386,000 ($5.12)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $19,271,000 ($255.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,655,000 ($128.15)
    Central Staff Services: $8,998,000 ($119.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,812,000 ($116.96)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,610,000 ($74.46)
    Financial Administration: $3,908,000 ($51.87)
    Transit Utilities: $3,878,000 ($51.47)
    Regular Highways: $3,102,000 ($41.17)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,759,000 ($23.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $757,000 ($10.05)
    Health - Other: $542,000 ($7.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $446,000 ($5.92)
    Libraries: $282,000 ($3.74)
    Natural Resources - Other: $22,000 ($0.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,125,000 ($94.57)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $413,000 ($5.48)
    Other - Libraries: $282,000 ($3.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $467,000 ($6.20)
    Financial Administration: $459,000 ($6.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $99,000 ($1.31)
    Transit Utilities: $92,000 ($1.22)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $20,900,000 ($277.40)

Union City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $6,749,000 ($89.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,169,000 ($28.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $328,000 ($4.35)
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000 ($0.20)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $649,000 ($8.61)
    Transit Utilities: $24,000 ($0.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $195,000 ($2.59)
    Transit Utilities: $68,000 ($0.90)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $4,474,000 ($59.38)
    Interest Earnings: $3,510,000 ($46.59)
    Fines and Forfeits: $579,000 ($7.68)
    Rents: $324,000 ($4.30)
    Donations From Private Sources: $231,000 ($3.07)
    General Revenue - Other: $56,000 ($0.74)
    Sale of Property: $22,000 ($0.29)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $512,000 ($6.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,106,000 ($27.95)
    Other: $2,032,000 ($26.97)
    Transit Utilities: $402,000 ($5.34)
    General Local Government Support: $189,000 ($2.51)
  • Tax - Property: $40,323,000 ($535.19)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,985,000 ($172.35)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,040,000 ($53.62)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,266,000 ($16.80)
    Other License: $1,144,000 ($15.18)
    Other Selective Sales: $767,000 ($10.18)
    Other: $295,000 ($3.92)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $197,000 ($2.61)

Union City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,034,000 ($2389.53)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $178,148,000 ($2364.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,886,000 ($25.03)

Union City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,497,000 ($19.87)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,345,000 ($708.03)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,743,000 ($487.68)

6.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($89,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
California average:

5.03%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,210 average AGI)
Alameda County:

0.08%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from San Francisco County, CA  0.91% ($112,147 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.90% ($125,563)
from Contra Costa County, CA  0.83% ($81,637)


6.96% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($89,095 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
California average:

5.21%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,521 average AGI)
Alameda County:

0.10%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Contra Costa County, CA  1.26% ($91,463 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.64% ($119,764)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.50% ($138,163)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Union City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 246ft / 75.5mTotal length
  • $15,551,000Total costs
  • 1,130,035Total average daily traffic
  • 85,684Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,047,191Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Union City, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 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 in Union City, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Union City, CA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 41. The highest number of reported fires - 149 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Union City, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (49.2%), and Structure Fires (35.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Union City, CA
    • 34049.2%Outside Fires
    • 24535.5%Structure Fires
    • 8512.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 213.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Union City, CA

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

  • 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 2 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Union City, CA
  • 83.3%Utility gas
  • 14.0%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Union City, CA
  • 71.0%Utility gas
  • 25.6%Electricity
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Union City compared to California state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above 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.

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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