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Union City, Tennessee - Basic Facts

Union City is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Union City.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Obion County at latitude 36.4242 and longitude -89.057. Obion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 335 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Union City (see map) encompass a land area of 12.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Union City, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 10,804
Population in Households 10,431
Population in Familes 8,169
Population in Group Qrtrs 373
Population Density1 905
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 4,608
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 2,825
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,098 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,256 (44.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,352 (46.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 490 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $86,710
Average Home Value $114,485


Median Household Income $33,280
Average Household Income $45,135
Per Capita Income $19,314
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.2% -0.32%
Households -0.1% -0.31%
Families -0.19% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 53 88th
Population Density1 # 93 79th
Diversity Index2 # 32 93rd
Median Household Income # 301 30th
Per Capita Income # 235 45th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.