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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 nearby Tower Plaza or Columbia Park Center. Discover local history and culture at the Plaza of the Arts and Washington 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

Washington Park

Located right between Union City and Jersey City, Washington Park has been a fixture in the area for years. The park provides 22-acres of green space, athletic fields, walking trails, and a playground.

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!

Grace Theater Workshop 

A not-for-profit organization that offers classes and performances, the Grace Theater Workshop, Inc. fosters bilingual arts in the area. Catch their Annual Theatre Festival in the Park every summer!

Getting Around

Light Rail: Bergenline Avenue Station
Ferry: NY Ferry Waterway (Port Imperial)
Airport: Newark International Airport
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 a wide variety of homes located within the boundaries of the neighborhood. No matter what price range, features, square footage, amenities, or more that you're looking for, you'll find plenty of option in the area. 

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. Each school provides students with a wide variety of extracurricular activities and top-notch academics. 

The Amenities

Whether you're looking for a bite to eat, a shopping center to browse, or a park to take a beautiful stroll in, Union City and the surrounding area has it all, within just a few blocks of your front door. 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 and the surrounding areas have to offer. 

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