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Union City, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Union City had a population of 1,671 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Union City is located at latitude 42.0667 and longitude -85.1432 in Branch County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Union City (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Branch County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 906 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Village of Union City are located in Branch County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Calhoun County.

The Village of Union City (GNIS ID: 2400023) 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 Village of Union City is located within Township of Union, a minor civil division (MCD) of Branch 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, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,671
Population in Households 1,671
Population in Familes 1,345
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,151
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 660
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 443
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 725 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 474 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 187 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $84,893
Average Home Value $100,211


Median Household Income $37,786
Average Household Income $44,735
Per Capita Income $17,577
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.24%
Households 0.72% 0.27%
Families 0.59% 0.14%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union City to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan 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 # 336 51st
Population Density1 # 286 59th
Diversity Index2 # 393 44th
Median Household Income # 524 24th
Per Capita Income # 627 10th

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