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Union City
  • Suburb in New Jersey

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade C minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A

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Union City is a suburb of New York City with a population of 67,258. Union City is in Hudson County. Living in Union City offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Union City there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families live in Union City and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Union City are above average.

About

About Union City...
Population
67,258

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$448,000
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,415
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    80%
  • Own
    20%
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Union City Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    252.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    80.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    109
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,500.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    129.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    national  11%

Working in Union City

Jobs
grade C minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$59,967
National
$75,149

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