Union City, NJ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 23,741 housing units in Union City. This represents a 5.1% growth from 22,592 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 23,741 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Union City is about 18.2%. Union City's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 3.7%. Average household size is 2.92 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Union City were built after 1946.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type9.30%
One Bedroom35.10%
Two Bedrooms35.80%
Three Bedrooms14.40%
Four Bedrooms3.40%
Five Bedrooms or more2%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.12
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$141,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$268,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.87
Median year structure was built1947
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$547

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.60%
Second Mortgage8.80%
Home Equity Loan1.80%
Simple Mortgage51%
Debt Free37.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs30.1%