Union City, California

Union City is situated South of Hayward, about 35 minutes southeast of San Francisco, and 25 miles away from San Jose. The town is close to Silicon Valley, the ocean and San Francisco Bay, wine country, Tahoe, and a number of state and local parks.

Union City is home to many great parks, sports fields, community facilities, and a variety of recreation programs for residents and visitors of all ages. Union City is one of the most affordable places to live in the Bay Area, with good community, fine schools, proximity to major transportation arteries, outdoor and cultural activities and with profitable investment opportunities.Alameda Creek Regional Trail, Alameda County, CA.

Union City Real Estate

If you choose to buy your home in Union City, you will have your pick of a variety of housing styles ranging from affordable to expensive. In addition, there are condominiums, town homes, single family homes, and large homes on large plots of land. Union City real estate is on the rise, and if past performance dictates the future one, then Union City is a good investment. The average sales price for a single family home or condo in Union City was $453,661 in April 2008.

Points of interest in Union City, California:

- Dan Oden Swim Center - one of the greatest recreational facilities in Southern Alameda County with special summer programs like water polo, scuba diving courses, Junior Lifeguard and a variety of special events.

- Alameda Creek Regional Trail - a paradise for all those bicyclers, hikers, joggers and runners.

Union City Facts:

  • Area - 19.3 sq mi 
  • Population - 73,000
  • Median income - $76,223
  • Median age of residents - 33 years old