Union City, Georgia

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Population in 2017: 21,370 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +83.9%
Males: 8,691  (40.7%)
Females: 12,679  (59.3%)
Median resident age:

32.1 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 30291.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,777 (it was $35,322 in 2000)
Union City:

$37,777
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,136 (it was $17,208 in 2000)

Union City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $93,261 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Union City:

$93,261
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $409,957; detached houses: $446,062; townhouses or other attached units: $274,239; in 2-unit structures: $260,316; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $186,891; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $295,054; mobile homes: $76,982

Median gross rent in 2017: $939.

March 2019 cost of living index in Union City: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.7%
(23.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.1% for Black residents, 24.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.7% for other race residents, 24.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Union City, GA (2010)
    • 15,85281.5%Black alone
    • 1,6678.6%White alone
    • 1,3687.0%Hispanic
    • 3181.6%Two or more races
    • 1480.8%Asian alone
    • 590.3%Other race alone
    • 430.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists, there were 76 registered sex offenders living in Union City, Georgia as of August 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Union City is 278 to 1.


Crime rates in Union City by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(14.6)
4
(23.2)
1
(5.7)
1
(5.7)
2
(11.4)
2
(10.1)
5
(24.6)
3
(14.4)
6
(29.0)
5
(23.7)
5
(23.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(36.4)
4
(23.2)
1
(5.7)
3
(17.0)
6
(34.1)
3
(15.2)
5
(24.6)
7
(33.6)
13
(62.8)
11
(52.2)
9
(42.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
60
(437.2)
59
(342.7)
85
(486.1)
56
(317.7)
43
(244.5)
46
(233.4)
72
(354.8)
116
(557.0)
116
(560.6)
121
(574.4)
81
(382.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
57
(415.4)
152
(882.8)
213
(1,218)
207
(1,174)
296
(1,683)
90
(456.6)
84
(413.9)
79
(379.3)
128
(618.6)
118
(560.2)
164
(775.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
239
(1,742)
433
(2,515)
452
(2,585)
381
(2,161)
329
(1,871)
370
(1,877)
458
(2,257)
409
(1,964)
399
(1,928)
234
(1,111)
255
(1,205)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
867
(6,318)
988
(5,739)
1,015
(5,804)
842
(4,777)
879
(4,999)
907
(4,601)
927
(4,568)
1,183
(5,680)
1,112
(5,374)
1,617
(7,676)
1,724
(8,147)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
297
(2,164)
259
(1,504)
238
(1,361)
189
(1,072)
196
(1,115)
213
(1,081)
257
(1,266)
211
(1,013)
232
(1,121)
367
(1,742)
336
(1,588)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(36.4)
N/AN/AN/AN/A2
(10.1)
5
(24.6)
5
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A8
(37.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)820.3870.4927.4783.3880.2595.7700.2744.4839.8897.8888.4

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 64 (59 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.73
Georgia average:

2.52
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Ancestries: American (7.3%), African (3.0%), Haitian (2.7%), Jamaican (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 8.59 square miles.

Population density: 2,488 people per square mile   (low).

Union City, Georgia map

707 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 0.7% Africa).

This city:

3.3%
Georgia:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,031 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $507 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Atlanta, GA (14.9 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (596.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Fairburn, GA (1.6 miles ),
College Park, GA (2.6 miles ),
Riverdale, GA (2.8 miles ),
Tyrone, GA (2.8 miles ),
Palmetto, GA (2.9 miles ),
East Point, GA (2.9 miles ),
Hapeville, GA (3.1 miles ),
Fayetteville, GA (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 33.58 N, Longitude: 84.54 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -798 (-3.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 902 (10.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Union City, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Union City, GA in 2017

Property values in Union City, GA

Union City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $58,300
  • 1998: 32 buildings, average cost: $61,100
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $65,700
  • 2000: 88 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2001: 235 buildings, average cost: $82,700
  • 2002: 443 buildings, average cost: $88,700
  • 2003: 419 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2004: 410 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2005: 480 buildings, average cost: $75,600
  • 2006: 311 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2007: 193 buildings, average cost: $105,400
  • 2008: 47 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $255,600
  • 2014: 40 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2015: 87 buildings, average cost: $325,000
  • 2016: 226 buildings, average cost: $263,300
  • 2017: 355 buildings, average cost: $277,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Union City, GA residents
Average permit cost in Union City, GA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Georgia:

3.7%
Historical population in Union City, GA
Historical housing units in Union City, GA

Population change in the 1990s: +2,622 (+29.1%).
Most common industries in Union City, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.7%)
  • Air transportation (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.7%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.7%)
  • Social assistance (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Union City, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Construction laborers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)

Average climate in Union City, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 83.2. This is about average.

City:

83.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.272. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.272
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 15.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.528. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.528
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.42
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00340. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00340
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Union City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the Union City city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Union City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 120.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 156.9 miles away from Union City center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 157.1 miles away from Union City center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 232.9 miles away from Union City center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 190.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fulton County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Union City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Union City:

  • CHRISTIAN CITY CONV CENTER (7300 LESTER ROAD)
  • UNION CITY DIALYSIS (6851 SHANNON PARKWAY SUITE 200)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Union City:

  • FAIRBURN HEALTH CARE CTR, INC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FAIRBURN, GA)
  • COLLEGE PARK DIALYSIS CENTER LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; COLLEGE PARK, GA)
  • ELYSIUM HOUSE, INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; RIVERDALE, GA)
  • ANCHOR HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; COLLEGE PARK, GA)
  • HEARTLAND HOSPICE ( FAYETTEVILLE) (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ATLANTA, GA)
  • PORTSBRIDGE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ATLANTA, GA)
  • BMA OF ATLANTA INC (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; COLLEGE PARK, GA)

Heliports located in Union City:

Amtrak station near Union City:

  • 18 miles: ATLANTA (1688 PEACHTREE ST. NW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

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

  • Atlanta Metropolitan State College (about 13 miles; Atlanta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,437)
  • Atlanta Technical College (about 13 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 4,217)
  • Clayton State University (about 13 miles; Morrow, GA; FT enrollment: 5,844)
  • Spelman College (about 14 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,383)
  • Morehouse College (about 14 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,379)
  • Clark Atlanta University (about 14 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,201)
  • Georgia State University (about 16 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 30,264)

Public elementary/middle schools in Union City:

See full list of schools located in Union City

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Union City: Christian City Childrens Home (A), Union City Fire Department Station 2 (B), Union City Fire Department Station (C), Union City Police Station (D), South Fulton Chamber of Commerce (E), Union City City Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Shannon Crossing Shopping Center (1), Shannon Mall Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Union City include: Shadnor Church (A), Union Grove Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Harmony Grove Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Dixie Lakes (A), Valley Lakes (B), Valley Lake Number 2 (C), Dixie Lake Number Two (D), Dixie Lake Number One (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Union City: Dixie Lakes Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Days Inn Union City (6840 Shannon Parkway), Days Inn (6840 Shannon Parkway), Econo Lodge (7410 Oakley Rd), Comfort Inn (6800 Shannon Parkway).

Birthplace of: Edward Liddie - Judoka, Gary Springer - College basketball player (Iona Gaels).

Fulton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Georgia:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.5%
Whole state:

68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Union City in 2010:

  • 24 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 7 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 7 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Union City in 2000:

  • 190 people in nursing homes
  • 37 people in other group homes
  • 13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Union City (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Shannon Crossing Branch at 4550 Jonesboro Rd, Ste 30, branch established on 2008/09/25. 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.
  • Guaranty Bank: Jonesboro Road Branch at 4550 Jonesboro Rd, branch established on 2006/04/14. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,179.1 mil, Deposits: $1,102.7 mil, headquarters in Milwaukee, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 166 total offices
  • United Community Bank: Shannon Branch at 6789 Shannon Parkway, branch established on 1974/06/11. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Shannon Mall Branch at 4640 Jonesboro Rd, branch established on 2007/01/16. 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
  • SunTrust Bank: Union Station Mall Branch at 4601 Jonesboro Road, branch established on 1980/10/20. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 4650 Jonesboro Road Branch at 4650 Jonesboro Road, branch established on 1988/10/31. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Shannon Southpark Branch at 6737 Londonderry Way, branch established on 1973/08/25. 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

For population 15 years and over in Union City:

Marital status in Union City, GA
  • Never married: 46.1%
  • Now married: 28.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

For population 25 years and over in Union City:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Georgia average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Union City
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in Union City (Union City, Georgia Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Union City, GA (based on Fulton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant204,409357
Mainline Protestant166,727153
Catholic91,39118
Black Protestant90,642135
Other50,07586
Orthodox2,4966
None314,841-
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: 190
Fulton County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Fulton County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 59
Fulton County:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 298
Fulton County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,102
Fulton County:

11.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
State:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Fulton County:

23.2%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Union City:

48.0%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.7%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.6%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Union City:

13.9%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Union City:

6.7
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Union City:

35.4%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

54.4%
Georgia:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Union City:

82.2%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Union City, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 57$219,828$46,2800$0
Firefighters 47$198,788$50,7540$0
Streets and Highways 19$43,150$27,2530$0
Financial Administration 11$39,109$42,6640$0
Other Government Administration 8$26,406$39,6093$4,418
Water Supply 5$15,786$37,8860$0
Other and Unallocable 5$19,219$46,1261$1,506
Parks and Recreation 4$11,244$33,7322$2,546
Housing and Community Development (Local) 3$11,231$44,9240$0
Judicial and Legal 3$9,761$39,0443$6,740
Correction 1$3,667$44,0040$0
Fire - Other 1$2,389$28,6680$0
Police - Other 1$2,834$34,0080$0
Totals for Government 165$603,412$43,8859$15,210

Union City government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $494,000 ($23.12)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,936,000 ($230.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,653,000 ($170.94)
    Water Utilities: $3,131,000 ($146.51)
    General - Other: $2,129,000 ($99.63)
    Sewerage: $2,087,000 ($97.66)
    Regular Highways: $1,380,000 ($64.58)
    Financial Administration: $1,264,000 ($59.15)
    Central Staff Services: $757,000 ($35.42)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $700,000 ($32.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $619,000 ($28.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $441,000 ($20.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $360,000 ($16.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $261,000 ($12.21)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $122,000 ($5.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $102,000 ($4.77)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $84,000 ($3.93)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($1.08)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($0.51)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($0.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($0.33)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,194,000 ($336.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $353,000 ($16.52)

Union City government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,768,000 ($129.53)
    Other: $1,836,000 ($85.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $834,000 ($39.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000 ($2.15)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $307,000 ($14.37)
    Other: $108,000 ($5.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,052,000 ($236.41)
    Housing and Community Development: $79,000 ($3.70)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $666,000 ($31.17)
    Royalties: $25,000 ($1.17)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($0.61)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($0.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,152,000 ($194.29)
  • Tax - Property: $8,069,000 ($377.59)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,201,000 ($56.20)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $1,050,000 ($49.13)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $958,000 ($44.83)
    Other License: $706,000 ($33.04)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $416,000 ($19.47)
    Other Selective Sales: $294,000 ($13.76)
    Other: $190,000 ($8.89)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $25,000 ($1.17)

Union City government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,380,000 ($1047.26)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,060,000 ($985.49)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,880,000 ($462.33)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,560,000 ($400.56)

Union City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $227,000 ($10.62)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,324,000 ($670.29)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $324,000 ($15.16)

12.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($74,062 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.76%
Georgia average:

9.49%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($690 average AGI)
Fulton County:

0.06%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from DeKalb County, GA  2.30% ($83,044 average AGI)
from Cobb County, GA  1.33% ($79,428)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.87% ($69,519)


12.09% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($73,664 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.09%
Georgia average:

9.04%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($869 average AGI)
Fulton County:

0.09%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to DeKalb County, GA  2.43% ($64,809 average AGI)
to Cobb County, GA  1.38% ($68,668)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.93% ($52,596)
Businesses in Union City, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1Kroger1
AutoZone1Macy's1
BMW1McDonald's1
Best Western1Motel 61
Blockbuster1Nike5
Burger King1Nissan1
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears2
Econo Lodge1T-Mobile2
FedEx3Taco Bell1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Toyota1
Ford1U-Haul3
GameStop1UPS1
H&R Block1Volkswagen1
Honda1Waffle House2
IHOP1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Union City:

  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WTJH (1260 AM; 5 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAOS (1600 AM; 20 kW; AUSTELL, GA; Owner: LA FAVORITA, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Union City:

  • WHTA (107.9 FM; HAMPTON, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPZE (97.5 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: ROA LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAMJ (102.5 FM; MABLETON, GA; Owner: NEW MABLETON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBZY-FM (96.7 FM; PEACHTREE CITY, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WRAS (88.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCLK (91.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WREK (91.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO COMMNS. BD, GEORGIA INST. TECH)

TV broadcast stations around Union City:

  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • W52CL (Channel 52; MACON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
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
  • 50Number of bridges
  • 433ft / 132mTotal length
  • $1,031,627,000Total costs
  • 899,339Total average daily traffic
  • 12,029Total average daily truck traffic
  • 712,704Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Union City, GA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 171960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 141990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Union City, GA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED113$98,69529$67,26296$137,6973$12,19724$71,8400$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$93,5633$72,36011$130,8480$02$43,9151$24,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED29$99,2508$64,12190$123,94812$33,5229$77,8620$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$94,7869$56,08855$137,5482$42,6357$66,3800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$123,2692$102,11514$135,7490$02$64,8650$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.10 , 0105.12, 0105.13

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$81,2152$94,555
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$136,7701$78,830
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$66,1900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$137,4400$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.10 , 0105.12, 0105.13

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Union City, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Union City, GA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 84. The highest number of fires - 229 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Union City, GA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (45.2%), and Structure Fires (28.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Union City, GA
    • 60545.2%Outside Fires
    • 38728.9%Structure Fires
    • 26519.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 826.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Union City, GA

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

  • Days Inn Union City, 6840 Shannon Pkwy S, Union City, Georgia 30291 , Phone: (770) 306-6067, Fax: (770) 306-6062
  • Econo Lodge Union City, 7410 Oakley Rd, Union City, Georgia 30291 , Phone: (770) 964-9999, Fax: (770) 964-6867
  • Super 8 Motel, 7420 Oakley Rd, Union City, Georgia 30291 , Phone: (770) 964-5100, Fax: (770) 306-0710
  • Microtel Inn & Suites Atlanta Airport/Union City, 6690 Shannon Pkwy, Union City, Georgia 30291 , Phone: (770) 306-3800
  • Quality Inn, 6800 Studio Way, Union City, Georgia 30291 , Phone: (770) 306-2677, Fax: (770) 964-5629
  • Best Western Garden Inn, 6701 Shannon Pkwy, Union City, Georgia 30291 , Phone: (770) 892-3128, Fax: (770) 892-4243
  • LaQuinta Inn & Suites, 6604 Mall Blvd, Union city, Georgia 30291 , Phone: (770) 306-0049, Fax: (770) 306-0050
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Union City, Georgia
Most common first names in Union City, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7872.6 years
Mary6179.9 years
John4275.4 years
William4073.9 years
Robert2871.6 years
Annie2881.7 years
Willie2578.2 years
Mildred2379.8 years
Charles2277.1 years
Margaret2181.7 years
Most common last names in Union City, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4176.7 years
Brown2379.2 years
Williams1775.7 years
Jackson1572.1 years
Thompson1576.6 years
Johnson1473.7 years
Thomas1476.9 years
Davis1475.8 years
Jones1475.2 years
Morris1279.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Union City, GA
  • 51.7%Utility gas
  • 46.9%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Union City, GA
  • 64.3%Electricity
  • 34.2%Utility gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Union City compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Union City on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospices or homes for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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