City Snapshot

Perfect Location. Steady Growth. Strategic Planning. Vibrant Community. Well-educated Workforce.


Map to Union City

Union City is located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, at the northern end of the Silicon Valley. 

The city is in close proximity to the San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose International Airports, and is easily accessible to the Port of Oakland.

The city is served by BART, Dumbarton Express, AC Transit and Union City Transit.  Union Pacific railroad provides freight rail services.  Union City is at the crossroads of major interstate highways and regional bridge routes across the Bay.

Key Demographics

Population: 75,054
Home Ownership Rate: 71.3%
Residents with a College Degree : 44%
Management, Professional, Technical, and Scientific Occupations: 48%
Sales and Office Occupations: 25.8%
Education Services and Healthcare Occupations: 19.3%

Residential Income and Benefits:
$75,000 - $99,999 - 15.4%
$100,000 - $150,000 - 22.3%
$150,000 - $200,000 - 11.8%
$200,000 and over - 7.2%

Commercial History

Union City has long been a center of commerce dating back to its roots at Union Landing, where John Horner launched the “Union” ferry, to carry locally grown produce to markets in San Francisco.  Union Landing, the site of the ferry service grew to become Union City.  Throughout the 1990s Union City prospered as a gateway to the Silicon Valley, offering the attractive combination of affordable housing, good schools and one of the area’s most diverse populations.  As it has since the beginning, Union City continues to offer businesses an unequalled location for transportation options.  Union City’s Station District offers commercial investment opportunities. 















East Bay Economic Development Alliance
Northern Silicon Valley Partnership
Keiretsu Forum
Claremont Creek Ventures