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Population (year 2000): 11,621. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,382 (+32.4% change)
Males: 5,131 (44.2%), Females: 6,490 (55.8%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 32.2 years
Median household income: $35,322 (year 2000)
Median house value: $79,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Union City:

  • Black (69.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (23.1%)
  • Hispanic (5.2%)
  • Other race (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (4.6%), English (3.7%), Subsaharan African (2.7%), Irish (2.4%), West Indian (1.0%), German (1.0%).

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Elevation: 1020 feet

Land area: 8.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Union City

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Union City city

  • Never married: 33.0%
  • Now married: 35.9%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

5.9% Foreign born (4.5% Latin America, 0.9% Africa).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,622 (+29.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: GA Atlanta, (15.8 miles pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (610.7 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: GA Fairburn, (2.8 miles Park, GA (7.7 miles College GA (8.0 miles Tyrone, GA (9.2 miles Riverdale, Point, GA East (9.2 miles GA (9.4 miles Palmetto, GA (10.6 miles Fayetteville, GA Hapeville, (10.8 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 9 buildings, average cost: $62,000
  • 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

Latitude: 33.58 N, Longitude: 84.54 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.2%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.8%), Retail trade (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -515 (-4.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 549 (11.1%)


 

Crime in Union City by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 8.6 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 5 5 0 0 1
    per 100,000 43.0 43.0 0.0 0.0 8.6
Robberies 50 31 36 33 35
    per 100,000 430.3 266.8 309.8 284.0 301.2
Assaults 100 96 43 43 47
    per 100,000 860.5 826.1 370.0 370.0 404.4
Burglaries 69 128 117 182 180
    per 100,000 593.8 1101.5 1006.8 1566.1 1548.9
Thefts 368 623 720 720 574
    per 100,000 3166.7 5361.0 6195.7 6195.7 4939.3
Auto thefts 153 176 195 201 162
    per 100,000 1316.6 1514.5 1678.0 1729.6 1394.0
591.9 683.8 619.5 655.0 592.2


Average climate in Union City, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Union

Union City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.2 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 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Gary Springer - College basketball player (Iona Gaels).


Hospitals/medical centers near Union City:
  • ANCHOR HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; COLLEGE PARK, GA)
  • FAYETTE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, GA)
  • SOUTH FULTON MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; EAST POINT, GA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Union City:
  • THE WILLIAM B HARTSFIELD ATLANTA INTL (about 10 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: ATL)
  • DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE (about 23 miles; MARIETTA, GA; ID: MGE)
  • RICHARD B RUSSELL (about 68 miles; ROME, GA; ID: RMG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Union City:
  • SOUTH FULTON (about 7 miles; PALMETTO, GA; ID: 8A9)
  • FULTON COUNTY AIRPORT-BROWN FIELD (about 14 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: FTY)
  • PEACHTREE CITY-FALCON FIELD (about 16 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: FFC)

Amtrak station near Union City:
  • 19 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.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Correction 35 $105,827 $36,283 0 $0
Streets and Highways 6 $13,607 $27,214 0 $0
Health 4 $12,642 $37,926 2 $2,637
Parks and Recreation 5 $11,004 $26,409 1 $1,289
Other and Unallocable 4 $9,471 $28,413 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $6,086 $18,258 1 $1,286
Water Supply 11 $25,955 $28,314 0 $0
Financial Administration 7 $17,402 $29,832 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $18,567 $55,701 5 $1,200
Judicial and Legal 3 $7,787 $31,148 3 $3,100
Police Protection - Officers 39 $133,046 $40,937 8 $9,146
Firefighters 37 $135,940 $44,088 2 $2,380
Totals for Government 159 $497,333 $37,534 22 $21,037


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Union City:
  • ATLANTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 14 miles; ATLANTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,207)
  • CLAYTON COLLEGE AND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; MORROW, GA; FT enrollment: 2,953)
  • CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 4,652)
  • MOREHOUSE COLLEGE (about 15 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • MORRIS BROWN COLLEGE (about 15 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,708)
  • GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 17,302)
  • GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 17 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 13,841)
Public primary/middle schools in Union City:
  • LIBERTY POINT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 645; Location: 9000 HIGH POINT ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GULLATT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 527; Location: 6110 DODSON DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Union City:
  • SOUTHEASTERN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: 5011 JONESBORO ROAD; Grades: 3 - 11)

Notable locations in Union City: Christian City Childrens Home (A), Union City City Hall (B).

Shopping Centers: Shannon Mall Shopping Center (1), Shannon Crossing Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Union City include: Union Grove Church (A), Shadnor Church (B).

Cemetery: Harmony Grove Cemetery (1).

Lakes and reservoirs: Dixie Lakes (A), Dixie Lake Number Two (B), Dixie Lake Number One (C), Valley Lake Number 2 (D), Valley Lakes (E).

Park in Union City: Dixie Lakes Park (1).

Post office: (A).  


Union City compared to Georgia state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

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.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, 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)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WTJH (1260 AM; 5 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAOS (1600 AM; 20 kW; AUSTELL, GA; Owner: LA FAVORITA, INC.)
  • WDWD (590 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: ABC, 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.)
  • WBZY-FM (96.7 FM; PEACHTREE CITY, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WCLK (91.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY)
  • WRAS (88.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, 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)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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