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Union City, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

Union City is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Borough of Union City.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Erie County at latitude 41.8995 and longitude -79.8453. Erie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,263 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Union City (see map) encompass a land area of 1.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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Union City, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union City to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 423 76th
Population Density1 # 767 57th
Diversity Index2 # 1085 39th
Median Household Income # 1541 13th
Per Capita Income # 1685 5th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Union City, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,220
Population in Households 3,210
Population in Familes 2,573
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 1,760
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,269
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 837
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,410 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 695 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 574 (40.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 141 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $82,365
Average Home Value $98,022
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,278
Average Household Income $42,794
Per Capita Income $16,882
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.72% -0.47%
Households -0.49% -0.37%
Families -0.66% -0.48%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   3.09%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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