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Union City, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Union City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Erie County at latitude 41.8977 and longitude -79.8432. Erie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,263 feet.

The formal official name is the Borough of Union City, but most people and references simply refer to it as Union City, Pennsylvania.

The P1 Census Class Code for Union City indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Borough of Union City (see map below) 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 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


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


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


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


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


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

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