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Living In Union City, NJ

Union City, a town in New Jersey, has a population of slightly less than 70,000. With an average age of just under 37, the city's population is younger than most cities in New Jersey. Homeowners tend to be in the minority in Union City, and 80% of residents are renters. The average rent of $1,206 a month is slightly below the state average.

Compared to the national average, Union City has a relatively large concentration of residents older than 25 who possess a high school degree or GED (22%). Furthermore, 9% have a Bachelor's degree and 4% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree. Many Union City residents work in one of three industries: retail, entertainment, and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 21% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 10% of the city's population works in transportation, making it the top field in the city. Union City workers earn an average annual income of about $58,000, less than the average New Jersey resident. Union City's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).

Union City has an average commute time of about 37 minutes, longer than the state average of about 34 minutes. Many residents (22%) commute to work by public transportation, capitalizing on the local transit opportunities. Driving is the second-most common way to get to work, selected by 21% of residents. Walking (5%) isn't a common method of commuting to work, though the number far surpasses the national average.

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The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Union City is $1,984

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