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Welcome to Union City ...

The coastal city of Union City is located in Hudson County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Union City has a population of 67,982 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Union City.

Union City is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Union City lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Union City: (201) & (551)<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Union City had an population of 67,982 people. This is an increase of 2.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.33% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Union City had a population of 66,455 people (or 10.48% of the total population of Hudson County). This makes Union City the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Union City represents 0.76% of the total population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 66,455 people, the population of Union City has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 67,088 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Union City.

Communities Also Named Union City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Union City - they are located in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas (6), Kentucky (2), Michigan, Missouri (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Union City.

Communities near Union City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Union City.

  • Bronx [Bronx County]
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    • Bronx [Bronx County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Union City
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,385,108 people
    • Bronx has also been known as:
    • Bronx
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bronx
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bronx<6>
  • Newark [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
    • Newark [Essex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Union City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 282,011 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
  • North Hempstead [Nassau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Hempstead
    • North Hempstead [Nassau County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Union City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 230,933 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Hempstead have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Hempstead
  • Yonkers [Westchester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yonkers
    • Yonkers [Westchester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Union City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,370 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yonkers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yonkers<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Paterson [Passaic County]
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      • Paterson [Passaic County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Union City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 145,233 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paterson
    • Elizabeth [Union County]
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      • Elizabeth [Union County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Union City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 129,216 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabeth
    • Greenburgh [Westchester County]
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      • Greenburgh [Westchester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Union City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 90,989 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenburgh have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenburgh
    • Clifton [Passaic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
      • Clifton [Passaic County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Union City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 85,052 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton
    • New Rochelle [Westchester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Rochelle
      • New Rochelle [Westchester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Union City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 78,557 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Rochelle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Rochelle<6>
    • Passaic [Passaic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Passaic
      • Passaic [Passaic County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Union City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 69,703 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Passaic

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Union City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Union City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Union City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Union City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Union City. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Union City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Union City ...

Looking for more information about Union City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Union City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Union City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Hudson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Union City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Hudson County: www.hudsoncountynj.org/

The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Jersey's counties, including Hudson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Union City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Union City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (551) is an overlay for area code (201).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Union City) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Union City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Union CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7783, Longitude: -74.0212    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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