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Welcome to Union City

Located just a short ferry ride from Midtown Manhattan and a few miles north of Jersey City, Union City is the second-most densely populated city in the country. With a vibrant population, the city offers everything you could need without ever straying far from home. Indulge in artisan foods and top-notch New-York style pizza at one of the many local restaurants. Take care of all your shopping needs at the Tower Plaza or Columbia Park Center. Discover local history and culture at the Plaza of the Arts and Hamilton Park. 

Thanks to its convenient location just minutes from Midtown Manhattan, you can always hop on the ferry or take a ride through the nearby Lincoln Tunnel, and enjoy a night in the City that Never Sleeps. 

Union City is a lively, unique place to call home. Thanks to its dense-population, the city packs in a vast array of cultures, neighborhoods, and districts. Find your perfect home in this fast-paced, hip, and diverse city. Find your perfect home in Union City. 

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Spotlights of Union City

Hamilton Park

Though the park now boasts top-notch views of the Manhattan skyline, over 200 years ago it was the site of Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton's infamous duel. Visit this historic location Union City location!

Minutes from Manhattan

Located minutes from the NY Waterway Ferry, Union City offers quick access to the hustle and bustle of Manhattan. Take a short trip across the Hudson, and explore what Big Apple has to offer!

Downtown Jersey City

Union City is just 5 miles away from the heart of Jersey City. Take a bike ride, bus, or hop in your car, and discover the city life on the west side of the Hudson!

Getting Around

Light Rail: Hudson Bergen Light Rail (13 stations)
Subway: PATH (Exchange Place, Newport, Grove Street, Journal Square)
Ferry: NY Ferry Waterway (Port Imperial/Weehawken)
Commuter Rail: NJ Transit Main Line, Bergen County Line, Pascack Valley Line
Roads/Tunnels: Lincoln Tunnel, I-495, Highway 9


Population: 69,298
County: Hudson
Zip Code: 07087
Median Home Value: $297,000
Median Rent: $1,111

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Living in Union City

It's one thing to come for a visit. It's quite another to find a spot, find a home, and stay awhile. Learn a little more about what it's like to actually live in Union City.

The Homes

Although Union City covers a small area, there are tons of neighborhoods to choose from. Weehawken is the largest of the neighborhoods and has a convenient location on the banks of the Hudson. For life on the other side of the city, check out the Bergen and Paterson Plank neighborhoods.

Whether you're looking for a cozy townhome, a multi-bedroom standalone house, or a renovation opportunity, Union City offers a variety of property choices, all within walking distance of the heart of the city.  

The Jobs

From service, to sales, to administrative positions, Union City is a great place to pursue a career in a variety of fields. Although Union City itself has a great job market, the nearby cities of Manhattan and Jersey City offer residents with even more opportunities to choose from.

The largest employers in the Hudson County area include the United States Postal Service, UBS Financial Services, and John Wiley & Sons Inc. Other popular fields in the county are education, healthcare, and retail.

The Schools

The Public School District in Union City is served by the Union City Board of Education. The district offers several schools for K-12 students, as well as a few specialized academies. The Sara M. Gilmore Academy focuses on artistic concentrations, from visual arts to performing arts, and the Jose Marti Freshman Academy offers a variety of clubs and cultural programs. 

The Amenities

Whether you're looking for a unique bite to eat, a shopping center to browse, or a park to take a beautiful stroll in, Union City has it all. Visit the Liberty Hall Museum, Gregory and Hamilton Park, the Columbia Park Shopping Center, or the Weehawken Waterfront, and explore all of the culture and activity that Union City has to offer. 

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