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Union City, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Union City had a population of 22,282 as of July 1, 2018. Union City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Union City is located at latitude 33.5871 and longitude -84.5424 in Fulton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Union City encompass a land area of 19.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Fulton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 965 feet.

The City of Union City (GNIS ID: 2405627) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Union City is located within Fairburn-Union City Division of Fulton County.

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Union City, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 22,282
Population in Households 22,246
Population in Familes 17,989
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density2 1,136
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $43,222
Average Household Income $54,407
Per Capita Income $20,006


Total Housing Units 9,826 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,888 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,942 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 995 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $133,540
Average Home Value $145,235


Total Households 8,831
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 5,712
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.5% 1.06%
Households 1.38% 0.98%
Families 2.38% 1.04%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

Union City, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union City to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 47 93rd
Population Density # 133 79th
Diversity Index # 491 22nd
Median Household Income # 264 58th
Per Capita Income # 391 38th

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