Union City, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 70,387 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.9%
 
Males: 33,682  (47.9%)
Females: 36,705  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

36.8 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07087.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,468 (it was $30,642 in 2000)
Union City:

$40,468
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,009 (it was $13,997 in 2000)

Union City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $335,600 (it was $159,600 in 2000)
Union City:

$335,600
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $314,542; detached houses: $293,813; townhouses or other attached units: $370,818; in 2-unit structures: $344,667; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $329,284; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $275,088

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,215.

March 2019 cost of living index in Union City: 128.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.7%
(21.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.2% for Black residents, 20.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 82.0% for American Indian residents, 24.0% for other race residents, 22.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Union City, NJ (2017)
    • 52,31874.3%Hispanic
    • 14,29720.3%White alone
    • 1,8962.7%Asian alone
    • 1,1641.7%Black alone
    • 5840.8%Two or more races
    • 1120.2%Other race alone
    • 380.05%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Union City, New Jersey as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Union City is 2,310 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
(4.5)
1
(1.5)
1
(1.6)
1
(1.6)
1
(1.6)
7
(11.3)
3
(4.5)
1
(1.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.4)
1
(1.4)
2
(2.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(15.1)
4
(6.1)
4
(6.3)
4
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(4.5)
2
(3.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.4)
1
(1.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
178
(268.4)
214
(328.3)
182
(286.0)
157
(253.5)
119
(193.0)
111
(179.5)
120
(180.0)
106
(157.0)
108
(158.2)
98
(142.5)
60
(86.9)
71
(102.4)
58
(82.8)
76
(108.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
134
(202.1)
188
(288.4)
219
(344.1)
179
(289.0)
171
(277.3)
143
(231.2)
144
(216.0)
141
(208.8)
139
(203.7)
140
(203.5)
106
(153.5)
138
(199.0)
104
(148.5)
155
(221.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
396
(597.2)
405
(621.4)
332
(521.6)
367
(592.6)
279
(452.4)
237
(383.2)
285
(427.4)
241
(356.9)
189
(276.9)
189
(274.8)
137
(198.3)
116
(167.3)
114
(162.7)
95
(135.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
836
(1,261)
931
(1,428)
917
(1,441)
991
(1,600)
962
(1,560)
921
(1,489)
849
(1,273)
891
(1,320)
787
(1,153)
891
(1,295)
913
(1,322)
914
(1,318)
1,028
(1,467)
894
(1,278)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
267
(402.6)
240
(368.2)
173
(271.8)
160
(258.4)
157
(254.6)
152
(245.7)
165
(247.5)
133
(197.0)
114
(167.0)
106
(154.1)
109
(157.8)
104
(150.0)
93
(132.8)
89
(127.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(4.5)
6
(9.2)
7
(11.0)
1
(1.6)
3
(4.9)
3
(4.9)
2
(3.0)
1
(1.5)
5
(7.3)
4
(5.8)
3
(4.3)
2
(2.9)
1
(1.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)266.5294.3278.7268.4231.0228.7210.4187.7167.1168.0136.1151.0139.2153.4

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, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 215 (167 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (1.7%), American (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/01/1925

Elevation: 175 feet

Land area: 1.27 square miles.

Population density: 55,583 people per square mile   (very high).

Union City, New Jersey map

42,406 residents are foreign born (54.0% Latin America).

This city:

59.4%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $8,664 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $8,261 (2.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Manhattan, NY (3.1 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Hoboken, NJ (1.3 miles ),
West New York, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Secaucus, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Guttenberg, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Manhattan borough, NY (1.7 miles ),
Jersey City, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Fairview borough, NJ (1.9 miles ),
Cliffside Park borough, NJ (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 40.77 N, Longitude: 74.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -19,250 (-27.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,505 (15.6%)

Area codes: 201, 551

Distribution of median household income in Union City, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Union City, NJ in 2017
Union City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $90,500
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $42,800
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $45,800
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $245,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Union City, NJ residents
Average permit cost in Union City, NJ
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.5%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Union City, NJ
Historical housing units in Union City, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +9,049 (+15.6%).
Most common industries in Union City, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Apparel (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Truck transportation (5.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Educational services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Apparel (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Union City, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)

Average climate in Union City, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Union City, New Jersey 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 94.0. This is worse than average.

City:

94.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.313. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.313
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 18.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.504. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.504
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 26.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.11
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Union City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Jersey state average. It is 40% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.6 miles away from the Union City city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 tornado 36.5 miles away from the city center injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Union City-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 220.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 109.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 257.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 108.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 228.0 miles away from Union City center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 226.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hudson County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Union City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Union City:

  • CASTLE HILL HEALTH CARE CENTER (615 23RD STREET)
  • MANHATTANVIEW NURSING HOME (3200 HUDSON AVENUE)
  • FMC UNION HILL (508 31ST STREET)

Amtrak stations near Union City:

  • 3 miles: NEW YORK (PENN STA) (NEW YORK, 7TH AVE. & W. 32ND ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: NEWARK (RAYMOND PLAZA WEST) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: LA GUARDIA AIRPORT (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.

College/University in Union City:

  • Total Image Beauty Academy (Full-time enrollment: 102; Location: 3900 Bergenline ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.totalimagebeautyacademy.net)

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

  • Stevens Institute of Technology (about 2 miles; Hoboken, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 4,132)
  • Technical Career Institutes (about 3 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 4,338)
  • CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice (about 3 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 12,091)
  • Fashion Institute of Technology (about 3 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 9,111)
  • Touro College (about 3 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 10,579)
  • CUNY Graduate School and University Center (about 3 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 2,930)
  • Berkeley College-New York (about 3 miles; New York, NY; FT enrollment: 5,189)

Public high schools in Union City:

  • UNION CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,467, Location: 2500 KENNEDY BLVD, Grades: 9-12)
  • JOSE MARTI FRESHMAN ACADEMY (Location: 1800 SUMMIT AVE, Grades: 9)

Private high schools in Union City:

  • MIFTAAHUL ULOOM SCHOOL (Students: 210, Location: 501 15TH ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • RISING STAR ACADEMY (Students: 185, Location: 4613 COTTAGE PL, Grades: PK-10)
  • LEARNING INSTITUTE OF UNION CITY (Students: 83, Location: 324 34TH ST, Grades: 1-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Union City:

  • EMERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,449, Location: 318 - 18TH STREET, Grades: 6-8)
  • THOMAS A EDISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,310, Location: 507 WEST ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • ROBERT WATERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,184, Location: 2800 SUMMIT AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • VETERANS' MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 445, Location: 1401 CENTRAL AVENUE, Grades: PK-5)
  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 342, Location: 3400 PALISADE AVENUE, Grades: PK-4)
  • THEODORE ROOSEVELT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 4507 HUDSON AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 3905 NEW YORK AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • UNION HILL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 3800 HUDSON AVE, Grades: 7-8)
  • COLIN POWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1500 NEW YORK AVENUE, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Union City:

  • ST FRANCIS ACADEMY (Students: 275, Location: 1601 CENTRAL AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • MOTHER SETON SCHOOL (Students: 269, Location: 1501 NEW YORK AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • ST AUGUSTINE SCHOOL (Students: 233, Location: 3920 NEW YORK AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • SMILING FACES EDUCATIONAL CENTER (Students: 103, Location: 3300 NEW YORK AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Union City

Library in Union City:

  • UNION CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,249,096; Location: 324 43RD STREET; 85,869 books; 231 audio materials; 1,965 video materials; 22 state licensed databases; 175 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Union City: Union City Public Library (A), Union City Emergency Medical Services (B), North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Deputy 1 / Engine 4 / Ladder 2 (C), North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Engine 5 (D), North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Squad 2 / Ladder 1 / Battalion 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Union City include: Bethany Lutheran Church (A), Church of San Lazaro (B), Emanuel United Methodist Church (C), First Reformed Church (D), Grace Episcopal Church (E), Holy Cross Armenian Church (F), Holy Family Church (G), Iglesia Apostoles Y Profetas (H), Iglesia Bautista Emmanuel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Union City include: Elsworth Park (1), Joseph Marin Field (2), Washington Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Quill Archivists (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2007 Palisade Av), CMG Music & Games (Arcades & Amusements; 2614 Summit Ave).

Hotel: Park Avenue Hotel (60 48th).

Birthplace of: Mawel Soler - College basketball player (Bowling Green Falcons).

Hudson 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:

2.9 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.0%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Union City in 2010:

  • 341 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 181 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 109 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Union City in 2000:

  • 181 people in nursing homes
  • 135 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in religious group quarters
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with most branches in Union City (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Union City 7th St, Union City 39th St, Union City. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: American Branch, Summit Avenue Branch, Union Store Branch. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Oritani Bank: Summit Ave Branch, Bergenline Avenue Branch, Hamilton Savings Bank Branch. Info updated 2008/09/08: Bank assets: $2,567.1 mil, Deposits: $1,374.4 mil, headquarters in Township Of Washington, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Bergenline Avenue Branch at 4800 Bergenline Avenue, branch established on 1960/10/10; 3109 Bergenline Avenue Branch at 3109 Bergenline Avenue, branch established on 1891/01/01. 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
  • Ponce De Leon Federal Bank: Bergenline Ave. Branch at 3821 Bergenline Ave, branch established on 2003/03/11. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $759.1 mil, Deposits: $668.4 mil, headquarters in Bronx, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices
  • Crown Bank: Union City Branch at 4430 Bergenline Avenue, branch established on 2003/11/21. Info updated 2011/12/21: Bank assets: $566.3 mil, Deposits: $472.6 mil, headquarters in Elizabeth, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Jjr Holding Company, Inc.
  • Capital One, National Association: Union City Branch at 3201 Bergenline Avenue At 32nd Stree, branch established on 1913/09/22. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Union City Branch at 3196 Kennedy Boulevard, Kennedy Center, branch established on 1989/05/17. 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.
  • Valley National Bank: Union City Branch at 4405-09 Bergenline Avenue, branch established on 2003/10/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Union City:

Marital status in Union City, NJ
  • Never married: 41.2%
  • Now married: 40.4%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Union City:

  • High school or higher: 68.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.0
New Jersey average:

12.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Union City
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Neighborhoods in Union City:

(Union City, New Jersey Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Union City, NJ (based on Hudson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic280,93053
Other38,32263
Evangelical Protestant19,890133
Mainline Protestant12,85393
Black Protestant12,30826
Orthodox6,31812
None263,645-
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: 257
Hudson County:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Hudson County:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 120
This county:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Hudson County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 369
Hudson County:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.8%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Hudson County:

22.8%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hudson County:

23.7%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Union City:

47.7%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Union City:

48.5%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Union City:

28.4
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.1%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.8%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.0%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Union City:

55.1%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Union City:

82.2%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Union City, NJ 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
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 1,282$7,691,602$71,99643$94,409
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 317$1,135,026$42,96683$162,075
Police Protection - Officers 168$1,453,836$103,84532$57,394
Solid Waste Management 68$200,112$35,31460$66,351
Police - Other 33$94,597$34,399223$189,800
Financial Administration 33$191,963$69,8054$3,607
Health 27$74,916$33,29618$28,981
Housing and Community Development (Local) 27$143,596$63,8202$3,248
Other and Unallocable 26$108,420$50,04058$78,213
Local Libraries 20$71,721$43,03322$28,905
Judicial and Legal 19$88,383$55,8211$853
Parks and Recreation 14$36,425$31,22172$58,085
Other Government Administration 7$22,867$39,2017$8,591
Welfare 5$15,595$37,4280$0
Firefighters 2$10,254$61,5244$4,761
Totals for Government 2,048$11,339,313$66,441629$785,273

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

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,313,000 ($103.90)
    General - Other: $1,100,000 ($15.63)
    Regular Highways: $764,000 ($10.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $101,000 ($1.43)
    Housing and Community Development: $92,000 ($1.31)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $239,457,000 ($3402.01)
    General - Other: $35,049,000 ($497.95)
    Police Protection: $22,713,000 ($322.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,158,000 ($257.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $12,531,000 ($178.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,316,000 ($146.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,410,000 ($34.24)
    Health - Other: $2,263,000 ($32.15)
    Financial Administration: $2,224,000 ($31.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,049,000 ($29.11)
    Regular Highways: $1,707,000 ($24.25)
    General Public Buildings: $1,344,000 ($19.09)
    Parking Facilities: $1,208,000 ($17.16)
    Libraries: $1,035,000 ($14.70)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,003,000 ($14.25)
    Central Staff Services: $531,000 ($7.54)
    Public Welfare - Other: $395,000 ($5.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,509,000 ($49.85)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,832,000 ($82.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $8,715,000 ($123.82)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $566,000 ($8.04)
    Police Protection: $88,000 ($1.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $123,347,000 ($1752.41)

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

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $4,019,000 ($57.10)
    Parking Facilities: $1,727,000 ($24.54)
    Other: $974,000 ($13.84)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $600,000 ($8.52)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $8,998,000 ($127.84)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $507,000 ($7.20)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,120,000 ($86.95)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,915,000 ($41.41)
    Interest Earnings: $225,000 ($3.20)
    Rents: $107,000 ($1.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $228,101,000 ($3240.67)
    General Local Government Support: $33,250,000 ($472.39)
    Other: $1,242,000 ($17.65)
    Highways: $640,000 ($9.09)
    Health and Hospitals: $392,000 ($5.57)
  • Tax - Property: $71,092,000 ($1010.02)
    Other License: $2,155,000 ($30.62)
    Public Utilities Sales: $320,000 ($4.55)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $229,000 ($3.25)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,664,000 ($634.55)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,784,000 ($593.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,881,000 ($40.93)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $43,014,000 ($611.11)
    Beginning: $36,987,000 ($525.48)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $84,451,000 ($1199.81)

8.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($88,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.11%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,532 average AGI)
Hudson County:

0.12%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from New York County, NY  1.12% ($161,976 average AGI)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.80% ($68,313)
from Essex County, NJ  0.55% ($65,771)


9.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($99,399 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.05%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,887 average AGI)
Hudson County:

0.14%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bergen County, NJ  1.23% ($103,054 average AGI)
to Essex County, NJ  0.84% ($95,396)
to New York County, NY  0.66% ($145,743)
Businesses in Union City, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1KFC1
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Baskin-Robbins2McDonald's1
Burger King1New York & Co1
CVS2Nike4
DHL5Papa John's Pizza1
Domino's Pizza1Payless2
Dunkin Donuts5RadioShack1
FedEx7Rite Aid1
Foot Locker1Sprint Nextel1
GameStop1True Value2
H&R Block2UPS10
IHOP1Walgreens1
Jones New York2White Castle1

Strongest AM radio stations in Union City:

  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNYC (820 AM; 10 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WWRU (1660 AM; 10 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF NEW YORK LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Union City:

  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNYE (91.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)

TV broadcast stations around Union City:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, 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
  • 61Number of bridges
  • 656ft / 200mTotal length
  • $319,467,000Total costs
  • 2,990,181Total average daily traffic
  • 140,936Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Union City, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 471930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 81980-1989
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Union City, NJ
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 full 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED92$304,707102$224,255252$271,54812$103,91735$1,933,14327$254,222
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$340,09119$212,94745$271,8442$59,0003$427,0003$184,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED53$266,28362$192,790290$279,54139$93,10311$554,45559$212,305
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN34$255,47121$261,000107$278,7204$152,0003$1,219,3339$266,444
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS17$273,2356$226,66741$267,4393$162,6672$545,0005$291,800

Detailed mortgage data for all 18 tracts in Union City, NJ

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED22$268,3183$304,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$237,0007$269,4290$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$223,6007$269,5710$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$181,3334$299,0001$189,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$279,0001$315,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Union City, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Union City, NJ - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 178. The highest number of fires - 281 took place in 2004, and the least - 2 in 2012. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Union City, NJ When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (78.1%), and Outside Fires (13.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Union City, NJ
    • 2,08978.1%Structure Fires
    • 35113.1%Outside Fires
    • 1776.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 582.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Union City, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Union City, NJ
  • 77.3%Utility gas
  • 15.8%Electricity
  • 4.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Union City, NJ
  • 80.5%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Electricity
  • 4.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel


Union City compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Union City on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bus, a trolley bus, a streetcar, or a trolley car to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (20,000+ housing units)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest housing density (population 2,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Dominican Republic (population 500+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ecuador (population 500+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with fewest building permits per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of rapes per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: accommodation and food services (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #57 (07087) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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