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Union City is a city in Hudson County, in the New York metro area.
When the city incorporated in 1925, it was named for the union of West Hoboken and Union Hill
The latitude of Union City is 40.779N. The longitude is -74.024W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 174 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 66,573.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Union City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hudson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Jersey City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07047 ZIP code.
2% of Union City residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Union City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Union City was $13,997, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Union City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Union City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $598. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,634.
Libraries in Union City include Union City Branch Public Library, Union City Public Library ... View libraries
Hudson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Union City political report.
The average commute time for Union City workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Union City between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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