Union City Hudson County, New Jersey

Union City: City in New Jersey, United States

About

Union City is a city located in the county of Hudson in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 66,455 and a population density of 19,936 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 67,982 inhabitants.

The city was created 96 years ago in 1925.

Union City Quick Facts

Population : 67,982 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Hudson County
Different from : Union Township
Postal code : 07087
Phone Area Codes : 201
Area : 3.33 km2
Altitude : 194 feet / 59 meters
Establishment : June 06, 1925 (96 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 11:38:13 (16th May 2022)
Density : 20,395 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 2.25% (2010-2019)
Union City locator map
Location of Union City on New Jersey map.
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Geography

Union City is located at 40°46'46"N 74°1'26"W (40.7795500, -74.0237500). It has 5 neighbors: Hoboken, Jersey City, North Bergen, Weehawken and West New York.

Union City map

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Union City has 5 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Union City increased by 2.25% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 66,455 - census
2011 67,446 1.47% estimation process
2012 67,844 0.59% estimation process
2013 68,232 0.57% estimation process
2014 68,302 0.1% estimation process
2015 68,119 -0.27% estimation process
2016 68,365 0.36% estimation process
2017 68,485 0.18% estimation process
2018 68,124 -0.53% estimation process
2019 67,982 -0.21% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 43,909
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 51,135
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -14.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 44,922
April 1, 2010 Population : 51,137
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.6%
People over 65 (%) : 16.7%
Female persons, % : 53.9%
White only, percent : 25.8%
Black or African American alone, percent : 72.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 24.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,708
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.1%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 21,594

Union City zip code is 07087. County name: Hudson, County fips: 34017

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 21,594
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 52.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $75,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,000
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $347
2015-2019 median gross rent : $681
Permits for construction, 2020 : 10
2015-2019 Households : 17,988
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.53
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 76.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 62.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 78.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 19.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 14.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 121,891
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 249,430
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 711,304
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 656,607
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,198
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $29,705
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,174
Percentage of people living in poverty : 33.7%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 1,088
2019 total employment : 12,974
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 455,844
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -2.8%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 3,298
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 4,060
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,823
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,808
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,243
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,601
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 398
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,428
2010 population per square mile : 70.6
2010 land area in square miles : 724.74

People born in Union City (39)

People born in Union City, including actor Bobby Cannavale, Greek-professional basketball player Nikos Galis, professional wrestler AJ Lee, .

List

  • Nick Piantanida (American amateur parachute jumper) he was born in 15/08/1932
  • Dennis Locorriere (American musician) he was born in 13/06/1949
  • Norman Cousins (American journalist) he was born in 24/06/1915
  • Ivan Paul Kaminow (American physicist) he was born in 03/03/1930
  • Alan Gewirth (American philosopher) he was born in 28/11/1912
  • Hank Finkel (American basketball player) he was born in 20/04/1942
  • Vincent J. Dellay (Member of the United States House of Representatives from New Jersey) he was born in 23/06/1907
  • Harry Donovan (American sportsperson and basketball player) he was born in 10/09/1926
  • Togo Palazzi (American basketball player) he was born in 08/08/1932
  • Joe Oriolo (animator) he was born in 21/02/1913
  • Alfred Egidio Modarelli (United States federal judge) he was born in 27/11/1898
  • Anthony Vincent Genovese (architect) he was born in 30/03/1932
  • Dwayne Sabb (American football player) he was born in 09/10/1969
  • Frank Haubold (Olympic gymnast) he was born in 23/03/1906
  • Herb Maack (Football player and coach) he was born in 06/04/1917
  • John Markert (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1930
  • Jules Witcover (American journalist) he was born in 16/07/1927
  • Pedro Sosa (Player of American football) he was born in 06/02/1984

Schools in Union City

College & universities near Union City, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
455187 Total Image Beauty Academy Union City (NJ) 07087
185767 Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-West New York West New York (NJ) 07093-4623
190600 CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice New York (NY) 10019
192110 The Juilliard School New York (NY) 10023-6588
188669 The Ailey School New York (NY) 10019-4402

Stations (15)

Amtrak & bus stations near Union City, NJ

Code Name Address Type
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL
NRO New Rochelle station 1 Railroad Plaza RAIL

Other places with the same name (10)

Other cities in Hudson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hudson County , NJ.

City Name Population Title
Jersey City 262,075 City in New Jersey, United States
Bayonne 65,165 City in New Jersey, USA
North Bergen 59,859 Township in Hudson County, New Jersey
West New York 53,132 Town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
Hoboken 53,081 City in Hudson County, New Jersey
Kearny 40,507 Town in New Jersey
Secaucus 21,602 Town in New Jersey in eastern USA
Harrison 20,481 Town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
Weehawken 14,442 Township of New Jersey
Guttenberg 11,015 Town
East Newark 2,581 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Union City distances to largest New Jersey cities