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
  • County: Hudson County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.77, Longitude -74.031
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,234
  • PO Box Addresses: 411
  • Residential Addresses: 22,763
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 16,655
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,108

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Union City, NJ 07087 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 71,675
Daytime Population: Workers 17,247
Daytime Population: Residents 38,135
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 55,382
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 70,996
Population in Familes 56,972
Population in Group Qrtrs 679
Population Density2 54,440
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $40,141
Average Household Income $57,287
Per Capita Income $19,871


Total Housing Units 26,943 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,495 (16.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,923 (73.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,525 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $331,477
Average Home Value $371,657


Total Households 24,418
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 16,654
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.82% 1.02%
Households 0.7% 0.94%
Families 0.72% 0.96%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   3.4%

Union City, NJ 07087 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 07087 to the other 579 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 Density # 2 100th
Diversity Index # 80 86th
Median Household Income # 537 7th
Per Capita Income # 536 8th

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