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Union City, New Jersey

Union City is a city located in Hudson County, New Jersey. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 67,088.

Geography Union City is located at 40°46'4" North, 74°1'55" West (40.767651, -74.031833)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.3 km² (1.3 mi²). 3.3 km² (1.3 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 67,088 people, 22,872 households, and 16,056 families residing in the city. The population density is 20,395.9/km² (52,977.8/mi²). There are 23,741 housing units at an average density of 7,217.7/km² (18,747.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 58.38% White, 3.64% African American, 0.70% Native American, 2.15% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 28.19% from other races, and 6.87% from two or more races. 82.32% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 22,872 households out of which 36.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.4% are married couples living together, 19.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% are non-families. 23.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.92 and the average family size is 3.40.

In the city the population is spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 11.0% from 18 to 24, 34.3% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $30,642, and the median income for a family is $32,246. Males have a median income of $25,598 versus $19,794 for females. The per capita income for the city is $13,997. 21.4% of the population and 18.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 28.3% are under the age of 18 and 19.3% are 65 or older.

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