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The City of Union City had a population of 10,661 as of July 1, 2016. Union City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Union City is located at latitude 36.4271 and longitude -89.0477 in Obion County. The formal boundaries for the City of Union City (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Obion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 335 feet.

The City of Union City (GNIS ID: 2405626) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Union City is located within Commissioner District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Obion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Union City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Union City, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,661
Population in Households 10,288
Population in Familes 8,051
Population in Group Qrtrs 373
Population Density1 865
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 4,553
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 2,786
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,095 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,227 (43.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,326 (45.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 542 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $92,730
Average Home Value $127,380


Median Household Income $32,124
Average Household Income $45,323
Per Capita Income $19,949
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.35% -0.34%
Households -0.26% -0.29%
Families -0.35% -0.44%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Union City, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union City to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 54 88th
Population Density1 # 103 76th
Diversity Index2 # 18 96th
Median Household Income # 331 23rd
Per Capita Income # 250 42nd

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