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Union City, California
Location in Alameda County and the state of California
Location in Alameda County and the state of California
Coordinates: 37°35′32″N 122°2′45″W / 37.59222, -122.04583
Country United States
State California
County Alameda
Area
 - City  19.3 sq mi (49.9 km²)
 - Land  19.3 sq mi (49.9 km²)
 - Water  0 sq mi (0 km²)
Elevation  69 ft (21 m)
Population (2000)
 - City 66,869
 - Density 3,464.7/sq mi (1,340.1/km²)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 94587
Area code(s) 510
FIPS code 06-81204
GNIS feature ID 0236788

Union City is a city in Alameda County, California, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 66,869 but the current population is about 70,300. It was incorporated in 1959, combining the communities of Alvarado, Decoto, and New Haven. Alvarado was the original county seat of Alameda County, and the site of the first county courthouse is a California Historical Landmark (#503). Image File history File links Alameda_County_California_Incorporated_and_Unincorporated_areas_Union_City_Highlighted. ... Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... The U.S. state of California is divided into 58 counties. ... Official website: http://www. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... For other uses, see City (disambiguation). ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... For other uses, see City (disambiguation). ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... PST is UTC-8, highlighted in red. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Mr. ... Map of California area codes in blue (and border states) with 510 in red North American area code 510 is a California telephone area code which covers eastern Bay Area cities such as Hayward, Castro Valley, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Alameda, Berkeley, Oakland, Piedmont, Richmond, San Pablo, Union City, and... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... California Historical Landmarks (CHLs) are buildings, structures, sites, or places in the state of California that have been determined to have statewide historical significance by meeting at least one of the criteria listed below: approved for designation by the County Board of Supervisors or the City/Town Council in whose...


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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 49.9 km² (19.2 mi²), all land. The Niles Cone aquifer, managed by the Alameda County Water District, supplies much of the water consumed by Union City. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... The Niles Cone is a groundwater basin in Alameda County, California, USA which is the source of drinking water for a sizeable human urban population in the East Bay. ... An aquifer is an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock or unconsolidated materials (gravel, sand, silt, or clay) from which groundwater can be usefully extracted using a water well. ... The Alameda County Water District (ACWD) is a public agency in Alameda County, California, USA, which has responsibilities for managing and protecting certain groundwater resources within Alameda County. ...


Union City is served by the New Haven Unified School District, and is home to James Logan High School, the most populous high school in the San Francisco Bay Area with 4,000+ students. James Logan High School is a high school in Union City, California, USA, part of the New Haven Unified School District. ...


Union City is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its incorporation in 2009. Want to help plan the celebrations? Visit http://www.ci.union-city.ca.us/city%20news/cn_anniversary.htm .


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 66,869 people, 18,642 households, and 15,696 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,341.2/km² (3,473.0/mi²). There were 18,877 housing units at an average density of 378.6/km² (980.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 30.21% White, 6.70% African American, 0.53% Native American, 43.39% Asian, 0.91% Pacific Islander, 11.53% from other races, and 6.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 23.96% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 18,642 households out of which 45.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.6% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.8% were non-families. 11.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.57 and the average family size was 3.83. The median price of a house in Union City is about $400,000. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.0 males.


According to a 2006 estimate, the median income for a household in the city was $76,223, and the median income for a family was $82,717.[1] Males had a median income of $45,212 versus $35,085 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,890. About 4.8% of families and 6.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.0% of those under age 18 and 6.5% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Current sales tax is 8.75% (shared with Alameda County)


Politics

In the state legislature Union City is located in the 10th Senate District, represented by Democrat Ellen Corbett, and in the 20th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Alberto Torrico. Federally, Union City is located in California's 13th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of D +22[1] and is represented by Democrat Pete Stark. Stark received a 93% progressive rating from a self-described non-partisan group that provides a "searchable database of Congressional voting records from a Progressive perspective"[2], and an 8% conservative rating from a conservative group.[3] Californias Capitol, where the State Legislature meets California State Assembly chamber California state Senate chamber The California Legislature is the legislative branch of the state government of California. ... California State Senate chamber The California State Senate is the upper house of the California State Legislature. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... Ellen M. Corbett (born 31 December 1954) is a Democratic politician from San Leandro, California. ... The California State Assembly chamber California State Assembly Chamber in the State Capitol The California State Assembly is the lower house of the California State Legislature. ... Alberto Torrico has been a member of the California State Assembly since December of 2004 after Assemblyman John Dutra was term limited. ... California congressional districts since 2003. ... The Cook Partisan Voting Index indicates how much more Democratic or Republican a district performs compared to the nation as a whole. ... Stark delivers his response to President George W. Bushs 2005 State of the Union address. ... This article is about Progressivism. ... Ths article deals with conservatism as a political philosophy. ...


Transportation

Union City is served by Interstate 880 (Nimitz Freeway) and SR 238 (Mission Boulevard). Public transportation is served by rapid transit system BART with a station in town, the local bus system Union City Transit (originally The Flea) which serves the entire city, with mainline bus service supplemented by AC Transit. It is also served by Dumbarton Express, running from the BART station across the Dumbarton Bridge to Palo Alto. Interstate 880 (abbreviated I-880) is an interstate highway in the San Francisco Bay Area. ... JUNCTION POSTMILE I-238 / I-580 ?? CA-185 / CA-92 ?? CA-84 ?? I-680 ?? Legend Prev Next < Route 237 Route 239 > California State Highways Current - Unconstructed - Deleted - Scenic California State Route 238 is a north-south highway in the southeastern part of the San Francisco Bay Area, USA. A divided... Bart can refer to: A diminutive of Bartholomew Barts is the frequently used abbreviation for St Bartholomews Hospital in the City of London. ... Union City is a Bay Area Rapid Transit station located near the Decoto district of Union City. ... Union City Transit is a public transit service in Union City, California (near Oakland and Fremont). ... AC Transit (in full, Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District) is a regional bus agency serving parts of Alameda County and Contra Costa County in the western coastal area of the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. ... The Dumbarton Express is a California bus service operating between Union City BART station and Palo Alto Caltrain station via the Dumbarton Bridge. ... The Dumbarton Bridge is the southernmost of the highway bridges that span the San Francisco Bay in California. ... Location in Santa Clara County and the state of California Coordinates: , Country State County Santa Clara Government  - Mayor Yoriko Kishimoto[1] Area  - City 25. ...


Schools

Public schools

Elementary schools

  • Alvarado Elementary School
  • Delaine Eastin Elementary School
  • Guy Emanuele, Jr. Elementary School
  • Pioneer Elementary School
  • Refugio M. Cabello Elementary School
  • Searles Elementary School
  • Tom Kitayama Elementary School

Middle schools

  • Alvarado Middle School
  • Barnard White Middle School
  • Cesar Chavez Middle School

High schools

James Logan High School is a high school in Union City, California, USA, part of the New Haven Unified School District. ...

Private schools

  • Our Lady of the Rosary School
  • Purple Lotus Buddhist School
  • Union City Christian Academy

Sister Cities

  • Santa Rosalia, Baja California Sur, Mexico
  • Pasay, Philippines
  • Chiang Rai, Thailand

Santa Rosalía is a city located on the Baja California peninsula, in the northern part of the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. ... Pasay City is one of the cities and municipalities that comprise Metro Manila in the Philippines. ... Nakhon Chiang Rai, showing the ancient city walls and more recent gates : Pratu Nang Ing (ประตูนางอิง) Pratu Chiang Mai (ประตูเชียงใหม่) Pratu Wai (ประตูหวาย) Pratu Pa Daeng (ประตูป่าแดัง) Pratu Pi (ประตูผี) Pratu Kha Tam (ประตูขะต๊ำ) Pratu Tha Nak (ประตูท่านาค) Pratu Tha Sai (ประตูท่าทราย) Pratu Tho (ประตูท่อ) Pratu Yang Soeng (ประตูยางเสิ้ง) Pratu Jao Chai (ประตูเจ้าชาย) Pratu Sri (ประตูสรี) Nakhon Chiang Rai (Thai เชียงราย; locally also...

People

  • Otis Amey - San Francisco 49ers
  • Angelina - R&B Artist in the Group NB Ridaz, Which Now Go By New Ridaz.
  • Vicky Galindo - USA Softball Player
  • Jason Haft - Poet / Musician
  • SuChin Pak - MTV VJ
  • Kelli White - American Sprinter
  • Roy Williams - Dallas Cowboys
  • One Vo1ce - R&B Group

Fred Otis Amey (born on December 4, 1981 in Union City, California) is a wide receiver in the NFL. He currently plays for the San Francisco 49ers. ... Victoria (Vicky) Galindo (born December 22, 1983) is an American athlete on the USA Softball Womens National Team where she plays third base and second base. ... SuChin Pak is a hottie. ... Kelli White (born April 1, 1977) is an American sprinter. ... For others of the same name, see Roy Williams. ... One Vo1ce is an all-Filipina girls R&B/OPM singing group that originated from Vallejo, California. ...

External links

Coordinates: 37.592184° N 122.045775° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Union City, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (619 words)
Union City is a city in Alameda County, California, United States.
Union City is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its incorporation in 2009.
In the city the population was spread out with 27.8% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 21.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older.
City of Union City, California - Official City Website (327 words)
As part of the Sentinels of Freedom program, the City of Union City would like to formally recognize these individuals upon their return from active duty or graduated military academy.
This state-of-the-art recreational facility is being built on Union City Boulevard, in the city's historic Alvarado district.
The City of Union City filed this report with the State Controller's Office on October 9, 2006.
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