Union City, California Population 2022

72,748
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Union City is a city located in Alameda County California. Union City has a 2020 population of 72,748. Union City is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually but its population has increased by 4.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 69,630 in 2010.

The average household income in Union City is $133,752 with a poverty rate of 5.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,322 per month, and the median house value is $812,000. The median age in Union City is 38.4 years, 36.4 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

Union City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Union Citywas:

  • Asian: 55.30%
  • White: 20.31%
  • Other race: 11.58%
  • Two or more races: 6.45%
  • Black or African American: 4.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.30%
  • Native American: 0.51%
The current population of Union City, California is 72,748 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 72,748.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 69,630.

Union City, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,24820.31%
Black or African American3,4134.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native3860.51%
Asian41,51055.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander9751.30%
Some Other Race8,69611.58%
Two or More Races4,8396.45%
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Union City Population by Race

Union City Population Pyramid 2022

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Union City Median Age

39.8


Total

37.5


Male

42.4


Female

Union City Adults

There are 61,199 adults, (12,403 of whom are seniors) in Union City.

Union City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Union City Sex Ratio

Female

36,369

48.45%

Male

38,698

51.55%

Union City Population by Age

Union City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Union City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.8%29.2%
All65%35%
Male55.9%44.1%
Female53.6%46.4%
Non Family53.3%46.7%

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,7233.4265
Married14,2893.870.8
Male1,1594.0155.9
Female2,4413.9353.6
Non Family3,8341.553.3

3.72

Average Family Size

3.42

Average Household Size

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Union City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9975.44%
9th to 12th Grade3,2925.97%
High School Graduate12,63122.91%
Some College10,04018.21%
Associates Degree3,3696.11%
Bachelors Degree14,74126.73%
Graduate Degree8,06914.63%
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Union City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Union City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian32,12329,31016,899
2+ Races2,2451,994864
White9,3278,6573,165
Black2,6232,399815
Native American32226357
Islander611535101
Hispanic9,2116,8231,313
Other Race5,4633,925402

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.82%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.61%.

Union City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$57,356$63,425$49,438
Less Than 9th Grade$30,869$34,356$19,352
High School Graduate$42,768$49,642$36,486
Some College$51,477$55,089$44,861
Bachelors Degree$77,984$89,570$63,910
Graduate Degree$107,783$124,358$90,647

$57,356

Average Earnings

$63,425

Average Male

$49,438

Average Female

Union City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Union City Language by Age

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Union City Language

34.46% of Union City residents speak only English, while 65.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 34.37% of the population.

Union City Language

Union City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,7391,55613.25%
Islander94710110.67%
Black3,3971935.68%
Native375195.07%
Asian41,4751,6153.89%
Other266NaN%
Hispanic14,7587074.79%
Multiple4,8181653.42%

5.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.93%

Male Poverty Rate

6.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union City is White, with 13.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union City is Multiple, with 3.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.19%.

Union City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.24%
High School6.77%
Some College3.00%
Bachelors or Greater3.42%

Union City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.35%
Male Unemployed29.41%
Female Employed2.26%
Female Unemployed12.09%

Union City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$120,772$140,262
Families$127,014$148,359
Married Families$142,425-
Non Families$66,250$87,033
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Income by Household Type

Union City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Union City Married by Age and Sex

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Union City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Union City Marital Status by Race

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Union City Marital Status

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2,176

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War287
First Gulf War306
Vietnam993
Korea135
World War II56

Union City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34109
35 to 54369
55 to 64358
65 to 74687
75+653

Union City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9077.00%
Black30010.11%
Native American92.69%
Asian7132.05%
Islander213.16%
Other Race1592.36%
2+ Races672.47%
Hispanic3012.72%

Union City Veterans by Race

Union City Veterans by Education

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6.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union City Veterans by Education

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66.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Union City Employment by Age

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Union City Employment by Race

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Union City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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44.48%

Born in Union City

53.64%

Native Born

46.36%

Foreign Born

15.30%

Non Citizen

31.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

53.64% of Union City residents were born in the United States, with 44.48% having been born in California. 15.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Union City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19606,6180.00%
197014,7248,1068.33%
198039,40624,68210.35%
199053,76214,3563.16%
200066,86913,1072.21%
201069,6302,7610.41%
201170,5979671.39%
201271,6421,0451.48%
201372,5529101.27%
201473,4819291.28%
201574,3438621.17%
201675,4651,1221.51%
201775,227-238-0.32%
201874,560-667-0.89%
201974,107-453-0.61%
202073,654-453-0.61%
202173,201-453-0.62%
202272,748-453-0.62%

Union City Population by Year