Union City, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Union City, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Union City had a population of 1,618 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018.

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Union City, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,618
Population in Households 1,618
Population in Familes 1,289
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,114
Diversity Index2 17


Median Household Income $41,829
Average Household Income $49,657
Per Capita Income $19,692


Total Housing Units 732 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 444 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 201 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $86,676
Average Home Value $115,337


Total Households 645
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 431
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.14% -0.02%
Households 0.27% 0.03%
Families 0.11% -0.09%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   3.28%

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, 2018 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 # 346 50th
Population Density # 292 58th
Diversity Index # 341 50th
Median Household Income # 482 31st
Per Capita Income # 602 13th

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