Union City, California 

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Population

74,501

+9.2% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

6.5%

Median Income

$82,564

Median Home Price

$1,131,900

Median Age

38.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.8 / 7.5

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Union City, California

Union City, California is a vibrant city located in the Northern region of the United States. Home to attractions such as Alvarado Park and Decoto Neighborhood Park, visitors can explore outdoor activities and historical sites when visiting Union City. There are also plenty of museums, galleries, and performance venues such as The Union City Historical Museum and The Little Theatre of Union City. For entertainment, visitors can explore boutique shops and restaurants along with movie theaters and live music clubs. Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat or an exciting night out, Union City has something for everyone! Regional center - Northern California coast at the head of San Francisco Bay.
State: California
County: Alameda County
Metro Area: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward Metro Area
City: Union City
Zip Codes: 94587
Cost of Living: 99.4% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 155 ft above sea level

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Union City, Ca Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Year round climate
Attractive setting
Arts & culture
Cons
Soft economy
Crowding
Extreme living costs

What Bert Has To Say About San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward Metro Area

A world-class city in every respect, the stunningly beautiful and culturally rich San Francisco is not only a unique place to visit but also to live. The area has a lot going for it: exceptional arts and cultural activities, plenty of history and sense of place, a strong commercial and financial core; and all the education and services anyone could want. The climate is one of the most unusual in the world, and the area is among the most ethnically and socially diverse in the country. The many world-famous tourist attractions- Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the cable car system, hilltop residential enclaves, and the wine country to the north- mix with considerable local entertainment and culture to make the city one of the most interesting and fun places to live in the country.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Union City is 6.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Union City jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Union City's cost of living is 99.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Union City's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Union City, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Alameda county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 79.8% to 17.6%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Union City's population is 74,501 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 9.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 33.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Union City is Real Estate: $1,131,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.9%.

SCHOOLS
Union City public schools spend $8,844 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 25.9 students per teacher in Union City. More Education



Best Places to Live in Union City Rankings


Housing Market in Union City

It's a good time to buy in Union City. Home Appreciation is up 27.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Union City is $1,131,900.
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Reviews for Union City   1 Reviews
hello from Union City - 3/27/2006
Hi, I am looking for a small, friendly town with low crime and friendly people, outdoor activites, mellow, etc. (in the bay area). I am currently hoping to move to... Read More

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