Union City, NJ 07087 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 07087: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Union City, NJ 07087

Not Acceptable, USPS
Bergenline, NJ 07087
Summit Avenue, NJ 07087

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,204
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,955
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 16,123
  • County: Hudson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.77, Longitude -74.031
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Union City, NJ 07087 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 69,291
Population in Households 68,637
Population in Familes 55,077
Population in Group Qrtrs 654
Population Density1 51,518
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 23,860
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 16,378
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 26,319 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,538 (17.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,322 (73.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,459 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $359,096
Average Home Value $410,737


Median Household Income $41,444
Average Household Income $56,966
Per Capita Income $19,780
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.74%
Households 0.48% 0.79%
Families 0.58% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.79%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
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, NJ 07087 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07087 to the other 575 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 3 100th
Population Density1 # 2 100th
Diversity Index2 # 72 88th
Median Household Income # 536 7th
Per Capita Income # 533 7th

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