Union City 57 Below average
Union City Livability #422 ranked city in Georgia#20,805 ranked city in the USARanks better than 28% of areas

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      Living in Union City, GA

      Union City is a moderately-sized city located in the state of Georgia. The city has a population of 20,560 people. With a total of 84%, the Black or African American racial group makes up the majority of the population in Union City. The next most represented races are 13% White and 0% Asian. If you are a young adult or student, you might be pleased to know that the average age of all Union City residents is 31. Union City is very likely to be a great place to live for singles as only 39%, of the population (over fifteen) are classified as married.

      Without the right tools, moving to any new city can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Union City, Georgia could be a great experience for anyone who puts in the time to do the research required. When searching for a new neighborhood, several key items should be considered. Safety is paramount, ensuring a secure environment for you and your family. Proximity to workplaces or schools reduces commuting time and enhances convenience. Access to amenities like parks, grocery stores and healthcare facilities contributes to a comfortable lifestyle. Reliable public transportation options promote easy mobility. A strong sense of community fosters social connections and a welcoming atmosphere. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, employment, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Union City and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Union City to Georgia and the national average.

      Union City has a livability score of 53/100 and is ranked #523 in Georgia and #24,008 in the USA. This is a lower than the United States average livability score as Union City does not rank well for most categories. There are seven total categories that generate the livability score. Union City scores well for cost of living (A+). Union City does not score well for the following: amenities (F), crime (F), education (F) and employment (D-). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

      Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife, parks and proximity to public transportation are all important things to look for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Union City is real estate affordability. The median home price for Union City homes is $79,900, which is 47.6% lower than the Georgia average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Union City, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.3, which is 23.3% lower than the Georgia average.

      Union City transportation information

      Statistic Union City Georgia National
      Average one way commute27min28min26min
      Workers who drive to work82.7%79.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool6.4%10.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit3.2%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.2%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.9%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home2.8%5.1%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Union City, GA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).