A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Union City, New Jersey
Welcome to Union City ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Union City has a population of 68,153 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
Area codes for Union City: (201) and (551)<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Union City had an population of 68,153 people. This is an increase of 2.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.59% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Union City had a population of 66,455 people (which is 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 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 (with 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.
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.
Adding Union City to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Union City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Union City was on a map titled Road Map for New Jersey (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Union City on our Genealogy Page.
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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/
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022