Living in Union City, CA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Union City SnackAbility

9
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
3

Union City, CA Crime Report

1,914
Total Crimes
2,511.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-2.20%
Below National Average

Union City, CA Cost Of Living

170
Union City's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average

Union City, California Info Snack

Union City is a city in the San Francisco Bay Area in Alameda County, California, United States located approximately 20 miles south of Oakland, 30 miles southeast of San Francisco, and 20 miles north of San Jose. Incorporated on January 13, 1959, combining the communities of Alvarado, New Haven, and Decoto, the city has over 72,000 residents today and very diverse population. Alvarado is a California Historical Landmark (#503). The city celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2009. The Cities of Fremont, Newark, and Union City make up the Tri-City Area to the south. The larger City of Hayward surrounds the city to the north. The Tri-City Area hosts many local events, along with programs for the youth.
Population
74,601
Unemployment
4.1%
Poverty
6.4%
Median Home
$688,800
Median Income
$105,448
Median Rent
$2,063

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Population over time in Union City

Year Population % Change
2017 74,601 0.3%
2016 74,354 1.2%
2015 73,500 1.1%
2014 72,690 1.4%
2013 71,675 1.4%
2012 70,687 1.2%
2011 69,820 1.4%
2010 68,830 1.1%
2009 68,081 -
Crime/100k Union City CA USA
Violent Crime 342.5 447.4 368.9
Murder 1.3 4.4 5.0
Robbery 116.8 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 204.7 266.5 246.8
Property Crime 2169.3 2380.4 2199.5
Burglary 322.8 416.2 376.0
Larceny 1535.5 1571.8 1594.6
Car Theft 311.0 392.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Union City

White
14.7% (10,954)
African American
4.9% (3,662)
American Indian
0.2% (184)
Asian
54.4% (40,570)
Hawaiian
1.4% (1,076)
Other
0.1% (70)
Two Or More
3.7% (2,745)
Hispanic
20.6% (15,340)
Race Union City CA USA
White 14.7% 37.5% 61.1%
African American 4.9% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 54.4% 14.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 1.4% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.7% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 20.6% 38.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Union City, California

Less than $10,000
2.2% (162,160)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.7% (127,437)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.8% (280,917)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.7% (275,013)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.9% (586,488)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.0% (1,046,580)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.3% (1,066,720)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.6% (1,385,834)
$150,000 to $199,999
15.4% (1,148,322)
$200,000 or more
18.5% (1,380,625)
Income Union City CA USA
Less than $10,000 2.2% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.7% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.8% 8.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.7% 7.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.9% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.0% 15.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.3% 12.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.6% 16.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 15.4% 8.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 18.5% 11.0% 7.0%

Gender in Union City

Female
48.9% (36,481)
Male
51.1% (38,120)
Gender Union City CA USA
Female 48.9% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 51.1% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Union City for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (2,984)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (4,476)
High School / GED
27.0% (20,142)
Some College
20.0% (14,920)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (4,476)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (17,904)
Master's Degree
11.0% (8,206)
Professional Degree
1.0% (746)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (746)
Education Union City CA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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