Union City, CA

Population: 73,500

Key findings

  • Union City has a Livability Score of 67/100, which is considered average
  • Union City crime rates are 10% higher than the California average
  • Cost of living in Union City is 20% higher than the California average
  • Union City real estate prices are 37% higher than the California average
  • Rental prices in Union City are 35% higher than the California average

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      Top Rated Schools in Union City

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Searles Elementary SchoolKG - 5673n/a
      Delaine Eastin Elementary SchoolKG - 5775n/a
      Alvarado Elementary SchoolKG - 5767n/a
      Tom Kitayama Elementary SchoolKG - 5811n/a
      Pioneer Elementary SchoolKG - 5795n/a
      Cesar Chavez Middle6 - 81,252n/a
      Itliong-Vera Cruz6 - 81,378n/a
      James Logan High9 - 123,735n/a
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      Union City, CA - Fun Place for Family

      Attractions8/10
      Community6/10
      Nightlife5/10
      Dining5/10
      Shopping6/10
      Union City, Ca is such a great place to go if you are looking for a quick trip. I live a few hours away and both my friends and my family often travel down to Union City for the nice attractions and various other things to see and do. There is plenty to do from seeing the Joanne Brown Dancers, to going on the Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Tour. The kids love the opportunities to go swimming and eat out, but if you are a parent you want to keep a close watch on the children because its not the best neighborhood.

      Union City is full of young people and young couples, my husband like to go paint balling and there is a great number of parks around. Union City seems to be really diverse and has a lot of ethnic cultural displays all around. My friend and I were lucky enough to try authentic Chinese dishes and real Hispanic home-cooked meals while we were there. Nearby is the iFly SF Bay Indoor Skydiving and it is amazing! You get to basically sky dive while indoors and its not that expensive either. Kids love to try it, and its very safe.

      If you live near Union City, I would suggest dropping in and seeing what Union City has to offer you and your family, I don't see any reason why you would be disappointed.
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      Source: The Union City, CA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).