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Union City, NJ (New Jersey) Houses and Residents

Union City,NJ index of house prices

Total population: 68,668 (Urban population: 67,088, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 27,165 (24,642 occupied: 5,628 owner occupied, 19,014 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

77%
State:

37%

Housing density: 21,452 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $353,076.

Median contract rent in 2016: $598 (lower quartile is $482, upper quartile is $714)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $879


Median gross rent in Union City, NJ in 2016: $658

Housing units in Union City with a mortgage: 3,302 (39 second mortgage, 168 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,272

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $76,163

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $52,927

Median monthly housing costs: $1,216


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Union City, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $297,000 (it was $159,600 in 2000)
Union City:

$297,000
New Jersey:

$328,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $231,300 - $369,400

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $388,901
Here:

$388,901
State:

$401,764

Townhouses or other attached units: $286,409
Here:

$286,409
State:

$266,552

In 2-unit structures: $343,283
Here:

$343,283
State:

$327,480

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $315,963
Here:

$315,963
State:

$297,734

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $252,517
Here:

$252,517
State:

$275,779
Median year house/condo built: 1963

Median year apartment built: 1953

Household type by relationship:

Households: 69,298
  • In family households: 58,579 (9,283 male householders, 8,017 female householders)
    8,460 spouses, 19,948 children (19,187 natural, 0 adopted, 761 stepchildren), 1,432 grandchildren, 2,709 brothers or sisters, 3,700 parents, 1,833 other relatives, 3,197 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,171 (3,407 male householders (2,584 living alone)), 3,935 female householders (3,106 living alone)), 2,829 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 548

Size of family households: 5,311 2-persons, 5,753 3-persons, 3,670 4-persons, 1,486 5-persons, 664 6-persons, 416 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,690 1-person, 1,202 2-persons, 175 3-persons, 228 4-persons, 47 5-persons.

6,166 married couples with children.
5,932 single-parent households (1,888 men, 4,044 women).

13.3% of residents of Union City speak English at home.
82.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (66% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
2.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (66% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 40,034 (57.8%)
(39.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

4.3
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.6
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Union City, New Jersey:

  • 132no bedroom
  • 9411 bedroom
  • 2,5152 bedrooms
  • 1,2973 bedrooms
  • 5564 bedrooms
  • 1875+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Union City population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union City, New Jersey:

  • 1,526no bedroom
  • 6,9611 bedroom
  • 6,8672 bedrooms
  • 3,0303 bedrooms
  • 4864 bedrooms
  • 1445+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Union City population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Union City in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 1,214no vehicle
  • 1,9681 vehicle
  • 1,8352 vehicles
  • 3623 vehicles
  • 1934 vehicles
  • 565+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Union City population

Cars and other vehicles available in Union City in renter-occupied apartments

  • 10,086no vehicle
  • 7,1601 vehicle
  • 1,2682 vehicles
  • 3083 vehicles
  • 1394 vehicles
  • 535+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Union City population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Union City, New Jersey:

  • 1321 room
  • 1652 rooms
  • 9013 rooms
  • 1,9744 rooms
  • 1,1565 rooms
  • 6276 rooms
  • 2707 rooms
  • 1468 rooms
  • 2579+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Union City population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union City, New Jersey:

  • 1,5261 room
  • 7582 rooms
  • 6,6043 rooms
  • 5,7454 rooms
  • 3,5965 rooms
  • 5236 rooms
  • 1187 rooms
  • 868 rooms
  • 589+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Union City population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Union City, NJ household income distribution

  • Union City, NJ household income distribution
  • 2,311Less than $10,000
  • 1,512$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,766$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,267$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,041$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,375$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,566$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,181$40,000 to $44,999
  • 949$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,296$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,397$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,931$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,582$100,000 to $124,999
  • 872$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,058$150,000 to $199,999
  • 538$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Union City, NJ

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Union City, NJ
  • 28Less than $10,000
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5$20,000 to $24,999
  • 24$40,000 to $49,999
  • 9$70,000 to $79,999
  • 19$80,000 to $89,999
  • 3$90,000 to $99,999
  • 92$100,000 to $124,999
  • 109$125,000 to $149,999
  • 170$150,000 to $174,999
  • 173$175,000 to $199,999
  • 555$200,000 to $249,999
  • 924$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,040$300,000 to $399,999
  • 680$400,000 to $499,999
  • 268$500,000 to $749,999
  • 77$750,000 to $999,999
  • 40$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 11$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Union City, NJ

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Union City, NJ
  • 299$100 to $149
  • 416$150 to $199
  • 331$200 to $249
  • 147$250 to $299
  • 110$300 to $349
  • 77$350 to $399
  • 52$400 to $449
  • 62$450 to $499
  • 363$500 to $549
  • 563$550 to $599
  • 523$600 to $649
  • 321$650 to $699
  • 914$700 to $749
  • 980$750 to $799
  • 1,989$800 to $899
  • 2,489$900 to $999
  • 3,821$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,744$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2,201$1,500 to $1,999
  • 339$2,000 to $2,499
  • 55$2,500 to $2,999
  • 218No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 7,0952010 or later
  • 12,9212000 to 2009
  • 9,3041990 to 1999
  • 11,6381980 to 1989
  • 5,0481970 to 1979
  • 5,016Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Union City population
Union City commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 568
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,166
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,459
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 4,268
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4,163
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 645
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 8,340
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 623
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 3,014
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,537
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 4,674
  • 90 or more minutes: 952
Union City, NJ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 52.2%
Number of people working at home: 501 (1.4% of all workers)

Union City mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,970 (38%)
  • Carpooled: 1,341 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3,447 (22%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 17 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 180 (1%)
  • Railroad: 148 (1%)
  • Taxi: 300 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 59 (0%)
  • Walked: 3,326 (21%)
  • Worked at home: 754 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 886
 American: 651
 Irish: 307
 Turkish: 175
 German: 167
 Polish: 135
 Guyanese: 135
 Arab: 127
 Canadian: 121
 Jamaican: 79
 English: 75
 Haitian: 70
 Egyptian: 69
 Moroccan: 66
 Greek: 58
 Russian: 54
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 54
 Ukrainian: 50
 Palestinian: 49
 Scottish: 49
 European: 47
 African: 45
 Lebanese: 39
 Yugoslavian: 37
 Portuguese: 32
 British West Indian: 31
 British: 30
 Nigerian: 29
 Syrian: 27
 Maltese: 20
 Brazilian: 19
 Danish: 19
 Lithuanian: 17
 French (except Basque): 14
 Israeli: 12
 Croatian: 11
 Scandinavian: 8
 Romanian: 8
 Ghanaian: 7
 Dutch: 7
 Celtic: 7
 French Canadian: 7
 Armenian: 6
 Bulgarian: 6
 Hungarian: 6
 Scotch-Irish: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 19%Dominican Republic
  • 13%Cuba
  • 12%Ecuador
  • 9%El Salvador
  • 8%Colombia
  • 8%Mexico
  • 8%Peru

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 20,709
  • Other state: 6,176
  • Northeast: 4,488
  • Midwest: 548
  • South: 816
  • West: 324

91% of Union City residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 24% lived in New Jersey.

Union City:

91.0%
State average:

89.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 907
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 270
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,097
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,282
  • 9th grade: 332
  • 10th grade: 150
  • 11th grade: 392
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 576
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 9,732
  • Less than 1 year of college: 839
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,095
  • Associate degree: 434
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,046
  • Master's degree: 1,079
  • Professional school degree: 363
  • Doctorate degree: 117

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 672
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 912
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,599
  • 7th and 8th grade: 917
  • 9th grade: 309
  • 10th grade: 299
  • 11th grade: 397
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 101
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 9,328
  • Less than 1 year of college: 474
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,092
  • Associate degree: 1,133
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,521
  • Master's degree: 1,246
  • Professional school degree: 636
  • Doctorate degree: 369

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.5%Males
  • 6.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.3%Males
  • 9.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 47.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 8.9%Males
  • 5.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.5%Males
  • 11.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 17.2%Males
  • 8.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 7.3%Females
Union City marital status for males
Union City marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,000
  • One, attached: 1,116
  • Two: 4,378
  • 3 or 4: 7,177
  • 5 to 9: 4,609
  • 10 to 19: 2,958
  • 20 to 49: 3,060
  • 50 or more: 2,703
  • Mobile homes: 69
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 95
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Union City:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Union City
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (75.6%)
  • Electricity (19.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (76.3%)
  • Electricity (13.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 284
Here:

4.1%
New Jersey:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 934
Here:

26.9%
New Jersey:

25.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)