Union City, California Population 2024

64,391

Union City is a city located in Alameda County California. Union City has a 2024 population of 64,391. Union City is currently declining at a rate of -2.01% annually and its population has decreased by -7.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 69,985 in 2020.

The average household income in Union City is $166,089 with a poverty rate of 6.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Union City is 41.3 years, 39.5 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.

Union City Demographics

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

  • Asian: 55.84%
  • White: 17.62%
  • Other race: 11.51%
  • Two or more races: 8.71%
  • Black or African American: 4.79%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.69%
Land Area (mi²)
19.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,319.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.99% (-5,594)
The current population of Union City, California is 64,391 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 69,985.

Union City, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Asian38,80955.84%
White12,24817.62%
Other race7,99711.51%
Two or more races6,0538.71%
Black or African American3,3264.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander5900.85%
Native American4790.69%
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Asian

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Union City Population by Race

Union City Population Pyramid 2024

Union City Median Age

41.3

Total

39.5

Male

43.3

Female

Union City Adults

There are 57,228 adults, (12,465 of whom are seniors) in Union City.

Union City Age Dependency

55.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Union City Sex Ratio

Female34,15149.14%
Male35,35150.86%

Union City Population by Age

Union City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All20,8603.286634
Married13,6513.7271.728.3
Non Family3,9631.455.544.5
Female2,0153.7856.743.3
Male1,2313.655149
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3.62

Average Family Size

3.28

Average Household Size

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Union City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Union City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Union City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 91.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.27%.

Union City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$71,303

Average Earnings

$77,263

Average Male

$66,099

Average Female

Union City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Union City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Union City Language

35.4% of Union City residents speak only English, while 64.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 34.4% of the population.

Union City Language

Union City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian38,6911,6504.26%
White9,8721,45814.77%
Hispanic13,9408065.78%
Black3,31642812.91%
Multiple6,0333996.61%
Other7,9863844.81%
Islander5265610.65%
Native47971.46%
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6.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.09%

Male Poverty Rate

7.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Union City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Union City is White, with 14.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Union City is Native, with 1.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.68%.

Union City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.75%
High School8.77%
Some College6.31%
Bachelors or Greater3.11%
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Union City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed30.13%
Female Unemployed10.87%
Female Employed2.74%
Male Employed1.66%
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Union City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Union City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Union City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Union City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,075

Number of Veterans

1,955

Male Veterans

120

Female Veterans

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Union City Veterans by War

count

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Union City Veterans by Age

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Union City Veterans by Race

Union City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Union City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Union City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Union City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Union City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

43.5%

Born in Union City

52.73%

Native Born

47.27%

Foreign Born

14.94%

Non Citizen

32.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

52.73% of Union City residents were born in the United States, with 43.5% having been born in California. 14.94% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202957,771-1,324-2.24%
202859,095-1,324-2.19%
202760,419-1,324-2.14%
202661,743-1,324-2.1%
202563,067-1,324-2.06%
202464,391-1,324-2.01%
202365,715-1,324-1.97%
202267,039-1,324-1.94%
202168,363-1,622-2.32%
202069,985-5,339-7.09%
201975,324370.05%
201875,2871580.21%
201775,129-49-0.07%
201675,1785370.72%
201574,6411,0281.4%
201473,6139961.37%
201372,6171,0051.4%
201271,6121,1501.63%
201170,4628341.2%
201069,6282,7594.13%
200066,86913,10724.38%
199053,76214,35636.43%
198039,40624,682167.63%
197014,7248,106122.48%
19606,618
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Union City Population by Year