Union City is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,118 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Union City is the 431st largest community in Pennsylvania. Union City has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Union City is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.92% of the Union City workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Union City is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Union City who work in sales jobs (10.81%), food service (8.90%), and office and administrative support (7.63%).
The percentage of adults in Union City with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.80% of adults in Union City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Union City in 2018 was $23,784, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,136 for a family of four. However, Union City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Union City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Union City residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Union City include Polish, German, Irish, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Union City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.