Union City was incorporated on January 13, 1959, combining the communities of Alvarado, New Haven, and Decoto. In the 1950s
Alvarado and Decoto were targeted for annexation by Newark, Hayward, and what became Fremont. The communities decided to
incorporated themselves into a single city and named it after the early community founded by John and William Horner.
Union City is home to three large health care providers: a Kaiser Permanente facility, a Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center,
and Nakamura Clinic of Washingto Hospital.
Major employers in the city are: 1) Southern Wine and Spirits, 2) New Haven Unified School District, 3) Wal-Mart, 4) Axygen Scientific,
5) Abaxis, 6) Kaiser Permanente, 7) City of Union City, 8) Ajax Custom Manufacturing, 9) OSI, Inc., 10) Blommer Chocolate
U.S. Census Facts for Union City
Total Population: 69,516
21,4371 housing units - 65.1% owner occupied
Median household income: $82,564
Bachelors degree or higher: 35.0%
Median age: 37.1
City of Union City, CA - Home Values
Extensive graphs of Union City home values for both single family homes and condos can be viewed at my Union City Home Values web page. Recent Union City home sales can be viewed at my Union City Just Sold web page. Four key values: price, price per sq ft, size, and lot size, for Union City single family houses are shown in the tabbed windows below.