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Population (year 2000): 67,088. Estimated population in July 2005: 65,128 (-2.9% change)
Males: 33,639 (50.1%), Females: 33,449 (49.9%)

Median resident age: 32.5 years
Median household income: $30,642 (year 2000)
Median house value: $141,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Union City:

  • Hispanic (82.3%)
  • Other race (28.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (13.3%)
  • Two or more races (6.9%)
  • Black (3.6%)
  • Asian Indian (1.2%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (4.5%), United States (2.5%), Irish (2.0%), German (1.6%).

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Elevation: 175 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Union City

  • High school or higher: 54.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Union City city

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 5.9%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

58.7% Foreign born (54.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +9,049 (+15.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, NJ Jersey (3.9 miles pop. 240,055).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (9.0 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NJ Hoboken, (1.6 miles New York, NJ West (1.9 miles NJ Secaucus, (2.5 miles NJ (2.5 miles Guttenberg, City, NJ Jersey (3.9 miles NJ (4.0 miles Fairview, Park, NJ (4.7 miles Cliffside NJ (4.9 miles Ridgefield,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $90,500
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $42,800
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $73,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $108,800
  • 2005: 0 buildings

Latitude: 40.77 N, Longitude: 74.03 W

Area codes: 201, 551


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (18.3%), Educational,health and social services (13.9%), Retail trade (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -12,010 (-17.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,589 (18.5%)


 

Crime in Union City by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 3 6 4
    per 100,000 4.5 4.5 8.9 6.0
Rapes 1 5 16 4
    per 100,000 1.5 7.5 23.8 6.0
Robberies 206 177 176 208
    per 100,000 307.1 263.8 262.3 310.0
Assaults 116 125 134 107
    per 100,000 172.9 186.3 199.7 159.5
Burglaries 496 474 453 409
    per 100,000 739.3 706.5 675.2 609.6
Thefts 1,038 899 893 858
    per 100,000 1547.2 1340.0 1331.1 1278.9
Auto thefts 574 529 444 346
    per 100,000 855.6 788.5 661.8 515.7
313.9 290.0 290.6 268.3


Average climate in Union City, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Union City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New Jersey state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.2 miles away from the Union City city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/7/1962, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


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


Hospitals/medical centers near Union City:
  • ST MARYS HOSPITAL (about 2 miles; HOBOKEN, NJ)
  • PALISADES GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; NORTH BERGEN, NJ)
  • HUDSON COUNTY MEADOWVIEW PSYCHIATRIC H (about 3 miles; SECAUCUS, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Union City:
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 6 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
  • TETERBORO (about 6 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 11 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Union City:
  • WEST 30TH ST. (about 3 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRA)
  • NEW YORK SKYPORTS INC (about 6 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: 6N7)
  • EAST 34TH STREET (about 6 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: 6N5)

Amtrak stations near Union City:
  • 4 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.
  • 10 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.
  • 12 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.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 0 $0   67 $63,092
Fire - Other 2 $6,104 $36,624 48 $52,268
Streets and Highways 79 $264,084 $40,114 0 $0
Welfare 4 $17,196 $51,588 1 $339
Health 25 $83,107 $39,891 0 $0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 573 $1,389,496 $29,099 165 $139,028
Financial Administration 34 $158,919 $56,089 1 $425
Parks and Recreation 16 $52,835 $39,626 21 $15,051
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $8,090 $48,540 0 $0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 990 $5,774,390 $69,992 58 $62,680
Local Libraries 13 $32,059 $29,592 5 $3,768
Other and Unallocable 15 $67,673 $54,138 20 $9,724
Other Government Administration 0 $0   5 $6,642
Judicial and Legal 27 $88,919 $39,519 2 $2,900
Police Protection - Officers 170 $1,218,437 $86,007 0 $0
Totals for Government 1950 $9,161,308 $56,377 393 $355,918


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Union City:
  • STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 2 miles; HOBOKEN, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 2,793)
  • FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 3 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 8,092)
  • TECHNICAL CAREER INSTITUTES (about 3 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 3,830)
  • KATHARINE GIBBS SCHOOL-NEW YORK CITY (about 3 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 2,394)
  • NEW SCHOOL UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 6,366)
  • CUNY JOHN JAY COLLEGE CRIMINAL JUSTICE (about 4 miles; NEW YORK, NY; FT enrollment: 8,338)
  • HUDSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; JERSEY CITY, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,630)
Public high schools in Union City:
  • EMERSON HIGH (Students: 1,507; Location: 318 18TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • UNION HILL HIGH (Students: 1,409; Location: 3808 HUDSON AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Union City:
  • MESIVTA SANZ SCHOOL (Students: 311; Location: 3400 NEW YORK AVENUE; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Union City:
  • THOMAS A EDISON (Students: 1,417; Location: 507 WEST ST; Grades: PK - 08)
  • ROBERT WATERS (Students: 1,262; Location: 2800 SUMMIT AVE; Grades: PK - 08)
  • ROOSEVELT (Students: 1,079; Location: 4507 HUDSON AVE; Grades: KG - 08)
  • WASHINGTON (Students: 1,000; Location: 3905 NEW YORK AVE; Grades: KG - 08)
  • VETERAN'S MEMORIAL SCHOOL (Students: 482; Location: 1401 CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HUDSON (Students: 415; Location: 167-19TH ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • SARA M GILMORE (Students: 390; Location: 815-17TH ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS SCH (Students: 351; Location: 1500 NEW YORK AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JEFFERSON (Students: 315; Location: 3400 PALISADE AVENUE; Grades: PK - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Union City:
  • MOTHER SETON PAROCHIAL SCHOOL (Students: 346; Location: 1501 NEW YORK AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BNOS SANZ (Students: 265; Location: 3300 NEW YORK AVE; Grades: KG - 8; Girls only)
  • ST ANTHONY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 257; Location: 700 CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST FRANCIS ACADEMY (Students: 239; Location: 1601 CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY ROSARY ACADEMY ELEMENTARY (Students: 216; Location: 501 15TH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • RAQUEL'S INFANT CARE CNT (Students: 22; Location: 813 11TH STREET; Grades: PK - KG)

Notable location: Union City Public Library (A).

Churches in Union City include: First Reformed Church (A), Church of San Lazaro (B), Holy Cross Armenian Church (C), Holy Family Church (D), Saint Matthew's Lutheran Church (E), Saint Michaels Monastery (F), Iglesia Apostoles Y Profetas (G), Iglesia Bautista Emmanuel (H).

Reservoir: Hackensack Reservoir Number Two (A).

Parks in Union City include: Joseph Marin Field (1), Elsworth Park (2).

Post office: (A).  


Union City compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
  • Population density significantly above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Union City:
  • 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)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, 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.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Union City:
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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