Union City is located in Alameda County, California. As of the 2000 census, the current population is about approximately 73,000. It was incorporated in 1959, combining the communities of Alvarado and Decoto. 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.

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For nearly half a century, Union City has spelled "the good life" for residents of this mid-sized northern California city. Conveniently located midway between San Francisco/Oakland and San Jose, just miles from the bay, it offers the mild, sunny weather that makes the Bay Area a travel magnet. Beyond a superb climate, however, Union City is known for being ethnically diverse, providing strong education, effective and compassionate healthcare, steady employment, and a spectrum of housing choices.

In addition, the city boasts recreational opportunities for all ages, including a new Sports Center, many parks, and an elite entertainment complex. At just over 70,000 citizens, Union City has been described as an oasis from the hustle and bustle of its big city neighbors, yet pulsing with life.

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