Union City, California Population 2022

70,269
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Union City is a city located in Alameda County California. With a 2020 population of 70,269, it is the 132nd largest city in California and the 578th largest city in the United States. Union City is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually but its population has decreased by -6.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 75,067 in 2020. Spanning over 19 miles, Union City has a population density of 3,622 people per square mile.

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 70,269 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 75,067.

Union City, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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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

65.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Union City Households and Families

3.72

Average Family Size

3.42

Average Household Size

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Union City Households by Type

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Union City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Union City Educational Attainment by Race

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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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$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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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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Union City Poverty Rate by Education

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Union City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Union City Income by Household Type

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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

Union City Veterans by War

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Union City Veterans by Age

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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

Union City Population by Year