Union City, New Jersey Population 2018

Union City, New Jersey's estimated population is 70,387 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Union City, New Jersey is the 9th largest city in New Jersey based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 54690.54 people/mi² (21116.04 people/km²), with a household density of 7906.78 people/km² (20478.55 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 35.2 years, 33.6 years for males, and 37 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.9 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 26,356 households in the city, with an average size of 2.89 people per household. The vacancy rate was 10.2%, with a median rent of $1128/month. The median house has 3.9 rooms, and has a value of $288,600.

The median income for households in Union City, New Jersey is $42,483, while the mean household income is $57,765. The per capita income is $20,995, and 21.7% of families and 24.3% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 37.5% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 25.2% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201770,3872200.31%
201670,1674870.70%
201569,6800.00%
201469,6804300.62%
201369,2507451.09%
201268,5057691.14%
201167,7361,2281.85%
201066,508-580-0.86%
200067,0889,07615.65%
199058,0122,4194.35%
198055,593-1,712-2.99%
197057,3055,1259.82%
196052,180-3,357-6.04%
195055,537-636-1.13%
194056,173-2,486-4.24%
193058,65938,008184.05%
192020,651-372-1.77%
191021,0235,83638.43%
190015,1874,54442.69%
189010,6434,79481.96%
18805,8491,20926.06%
18704,6400.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White47,500
Some Other Race12,710
Black or African American3,713
Asian2,668
Two or More Races2,062
American Indian and Alaska Native283
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander29

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Union City Nj Population Pyramid 2018

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Union City Nj Median Age

35.2


Total

33.6


Male

37


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 54,831 adults in Union City Nj.

Union City Nj Age Dependency

48.2

Age Dependency Ratio

15.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Union City Nj Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
3.9
Houses Without Mortgage
1,333
Houses With Mortgage
3,236
Vacancy Rate
10.2
Median Rent
1,128
Median Home Value
288,600
Renter-Occupied Units
19,106
Owner-Occupied Units
4,569
Total Housing Units
26,356

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Union City Nj for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 6.2% and the labor force participation rate is 68.8%.

Union City Nj Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.89
Average Family Size
3.41
Total Households
23675
Married Couple Households
8245
Male Householder (no wife) Families
2336
Female Householder (no husband) Families
5374
Non Family Households
7720
Total Families
15955
Households With Own Children
7835
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
8.8
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.2

Union City Nj Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
2,130
$10,000 to $14,999
1,700
$15,000 to $24,999
3,241
$25,000 to $34,999
2,874
$35,000 to $49,999
3,406
$50,000 to $74,999
4,059
$75,000 to $99,999
2,650
$100,000 to $149,999
2,252
$150,000 to $199,999
819
Over $200,000
544

Union City Nj Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Union City Nj

New Jersey

$42,483

$73,702

$57,765

$101,634

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Union City Nj Education Data

Union City Nj Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
9,38019.96%
9th to 12th Grade
4,93310.50%
High School Graduate
15,46532.91%
Some College
6,54713.93%
Associates Degree
1,7613.75%
Bachelors Degree
6,14313.07%
Graduate Degree
2,7595.87%