3.42Avg Per Household
79.3%Single Family Homes
- Housing units: 21,258
- Percent of housing stock that is Single-Family Detached Homes: 79.3%
- Homeownership rate: 68.2%
- Average persons per household: 3.42
10 Largest Employers
|Southern Wine and Spirts||1,150|
|New Haven Unified School District||998|
|Axygen Scientific, Inc.||370|
|City of Union City||319|
|Ajax Custom Manufacturing||300|
|Blommer Chocolate, Inc.||290|
Public School District K-12
Open House Sign Ordinance
Sign LocationSigns are not allowed on sidewalks, street medians, public rights-of-way, public parks or other public property, or where they may interfere with vehicular or pedestrian sight distance. Signs may not be affixed to trees, utility poles, street signs or any public utility company or railroad property without the specific permission of the utility, railroad or public agency.
# of Signs AllowedFour per property.
Maximum Sign Height“Sandwich board” or A-Frame size.
Maximum Sign Area“Sandwich board” or A-Frame size.
Sign Text & Other RequirementsNo restrictions. Signs may not be illuminated.
Days and Times Signs may be DisplayedWeekends, holidays, and established tour days. Signs shall not be displayed beyond the actual hours of the open house.
Contact InformationPlanning: (510) 675-5321
Potential Disclosure Issues
Large Vehicle Parking
In a residential zone no large vehicle or non-motorized vehicle shall be parked or left standing in any part of a front yard which is not a driveway or approved extension. No large vehicle or non-motorized vehicle shall be used as an accessory structure and at no time may the parked or stored large vehicle or non-motorized vehicle be occupied or used for living, sleeping, or housekeeping purposes. No large vehicle or non-motorized vehicle shall be used for storage of goods, material, or equipment other than those items required for its intended purpose. “Large vehicle” means any vehicle exceeding the following dimensions: six feet in height and twenty feet in length; or, eight and one half feet in width.
Landmark and Historic Preservation
All sellers of condominium units are required to disclose to prospective buyers respectively whether smoking is permitted in the unit and the smoking policy for the complex.
Properties in Union City may be situated in a potential flood zone. .
Mello-Roos Tax and Special Assessment Districts
There are assessments for landscaping and lighting, school bonds, etc. Residential development located between Alvarado Niles Road and Mission Boulevard is located in a Community Facilities District (CFD).
Additional Tax Information
The Alameda County Assessor Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office may have additional information about property-specific taxes or assessments. You may look up a property by its parcel number or street address.
Business License Fee on Rental Property
Smoking Ban in Rental Complex
Transfer Tax Information
Alameda County Transfer Tax($ per thousand of sale or transfer price) $1.10
per each thousand
Property Tax Rate*($ per thousand of assessed value) 1.2259%
per each thousand
* This is not the rate for all properties. A detailed Property Tax Bill with the most accurate Property Tax Rate can be found at the Tax Assessor’s website. If you’d like to see your Alameda County property tax bill, visit Alameda County Assessor and follow these instructions.
- Community Facilities District Admin(510) 471-3232
- Department of Public Works(510) 675-5310
- Fire Department(510) 618-3490
- Information & Assistance(510) 577-3406
- Police Department(510) 471-1365
- School District (New Haven)(510) 471-1100
- Union Sanitary District(510) 477-7500