Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexUnion CityNew JerseyNational
Income per capita$26,344$37,538$29,829
Median household income$49,457$73,702$55,322
Median income owner occupied$85,705$97,281$70,586
Median income renter occupied$42,618$42,169$35,192
Median earnings male$31,131$47,369$36,919
Median earnings female$23,310$32,116$26,250
Unemployment rate4.2%5.2%4.7%
Poverty level19.7%10.9%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Union City is 12% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Union City is 11% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Union City is 11% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Union City is 31% higher than the national average

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      $32,968 $49,457 $98,914
      $49,129 $73,702 $147,404
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Union City median earnings by income bracket

      Union City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.7%13.7%
      Manufacturing sector9.5%9.5%
      Financial & insurance services3.2%3.2%
      Wholesale & retail services14.0%14.0%
      Public administration1.9%1.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.5%14.5%
      Education, health & social services7.6%7.6%

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      Larchmont, NY6,159$194,859252.2%
      Pelham Manor, NY5,535$190,427244.2%
      Union City, NJ68,073$49,45710.6%

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      Union City, NJ68,073$49,45710.6%
      Source: The Union City, NJ employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).