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 UC Place to Invest

Strategic Location + Access = Opportunity

Union City is at the center of regional transportation, business opportunities, accessible to major educational institution and an educated workforce all essential to business success.

Higher Education Nearby

  • Stanford University - 16 miles
  • University of California, Berkeley - 26 miles
  • Santa Clara University - 22.17 miles
  • California State University East Bay - 8 miles
  • San Jose State - 16 miles
  • Ohlone College, Newark, Center for Health Science & Technology - 5 miles

Regional Transportation

Air

  • Oakland International Airport - 15.85 miles
  • San Jose International Airport - 20.83 miles
  • San Francisco International Airport - 26.60 miles

Highways

  • Interstate 880
  • Interstate 580
  • Interstate 680
  • Interstate 92
  • Interstate 84
  • Interstate 101

Ports

  • Redwood City - 15.33 miles
  • Oakland - 21.30 miles
  • Richmond - 35.22 miles

Transit Connections

  • BART
  • AC Transit
  • Union City Transit

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Invest + Work = Success

Educated Work Force

More than 46% of Union City's population has a college degree and 54.4% are employed in management, professional, technical and scientific occupations.

Working with our partner agencies, we can connect you to individuals to meet your work force needs.

Major & Innovative Companies

A home base for life science, distribution, medical, technology, manufacturing and research & development.

Here are a few of the companies:

  • Abaxis
  • Ajax Manufacturing
  • Amber Kinetics
  • Delta Pacific Products
  • Finelite
  • GCM
  • Mizuho OSI
  • Southern Wine & Spirits
  • ...and many more

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Union City Facts at a Glance*

Population - 2014 72,155
Median Resident Age 36.2
Median Household Income $86,066
Mean Household Income – 2012 $98,012
Residents with College Degree (25-35 years old) 46.90%
Management, Business, Science and Arts Occupations 54.40%
Homeownership Rate 71%
Land Area (square miles) 19.3
*All data is based on 2012 estimates with the exception of “Population” data.

Diversity Percentage
Asian 54.00%
Hispanic 20.20%
White 12.00%
Two or more races 5.70%
Black 5.20%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 1.20%
Other Race 0.90%
American Indian 0.30%

Asian Demographics Percentage
Asian Indian 12.00%
Chinese 12.00%
Filipino 20.00%
Japanese 1.00%
Korean 1.00%
Vietnamese 3.20%
Other Asian 4.00%