Twenty miles south of Oakland in Alameda County, 30 miles southeast of San Francisco, and 20 miles north of San Jose, there’s a 19 square mile area known as Union City, California. Union City is complete with a variety of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. There are a multitude of parks, a movie theater, sky diving zone, performing arts centers, museums, and more. However, with its central location and close proximity to other bustling cities in the Bay area, residents of Union City have quick and easy access to just about anything their hearts desire.

There are about 73,621 residents who call Union City, California their home. Residents earn average annual household incomes of around $96,376, about $32,000 above the state’s average annual household income. The affluent community offers a variety of housing styles and options from resale to new construction. Homes in the area hold average values of around $627,000, which is about $200,000 higher than California’s average home value.

New Haven Unified School District accepts the responsibility of educating the public school students in Union City, California. Within the city, there are approximately 11,900 students relying on the district for public school education. To satisfy that need, the district provides seven elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, and an independent school. The district has moved to cut costs and be environmentally responsible by converting strictly to solar power. In addition to the public schools, there are a plethora of private schools from which to choose in Union City and surrounding areas.

You won’t be able to use car troubles as a reason to call in to work because Union City has an extensive network of public transportation service providers. You can catch a ride via AC Transit, The Dumbarton Express, Union City Transit, and Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART). For those who require travel by air, Oakland International Airport is the closest international airport.

Union City receives approximately 17 inches of rain per year, but no snow. Each year, there are about 39 days where precipitation is measurable. There are also 265 days annually where the sun shines down on Union City. Summer high temperatures average around 77 degrees while winter lows say far above freezing at 43 degrees.

Union City is in the process of experiencing revitalization of the downtown and main street areas, bringing fresh energy, conventional technology, and new resources to an area where community members enjoy gathering to socialize.

There are lots of things to do in the area including the Union Landing shopping center which sits on 100-acres, the new multi-million dollar performing arts center established by the James Logan High School, and more.

When you’re looking for a cozy spot in California to settle in and call home, where the weather is all but perfect, the neighbors are nice, and the community feels like its right where you belong, you might consider looking into Union City, California. It’s a great place to live complete with all the resources you’d need, but conveniently centrally located to other bustling California cities.

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