Union City employment information

IndexUnion CityNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$19,834$36,359$28,555
Median household income$40,939$72,062$53,482
Median income owner occupied$75,031$94,365$68,142
Median income renter occupied$36,236$41,062$33,219
Median earnings male$26,710$47,106$36,116
Median earnings female$19,358$32,292$25,692
Unemployment rate8.5%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level24.5%10.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Union City is 31% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Union City is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Union City is 46% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Union City is 57% higher than the national average.

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Union City median earnings by income bracket

Union City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.2%0.4%
Manufacturing sector11.0%0.1%
Financial & insurance services2.9%5.6%
Wholesale & retail services16.0%17.3%
Public administration2.5%1.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities13.6%4.8%
Education, health & social services5.2%28.9%

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Union City, NJ68,001$40,93923%

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Missoula, MT68,377$41,96822%
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Union City, NJ68,001$40,93923%
Source: The Union City, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.