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Union City, Georgia
Location in Fulton County and the state of Georgia
Location in Fulton County and the state of Georgia
Union City, Georgia is located in the United States
Union City, Georgia
Union City, Georgia
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Georgia
County Fulton
Area
 • Total 19.83 sq mi (51.37 km2)
 • Land 19.68 sq mi (50.96 km2)
 • Water 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2)
Elevation
968 ft (295 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 26,830
 • Density 1,363.66/sq mi (526.51/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
30291
Area code(s) 770
FIPS code 13-78324
GNIS feature ID 0333305
Website Union City, GA
Union City, GA Gateway Signage
Union City Gateway sign located on Flat Shoals Road

Union City is a city in Fulton County, Georgia, United States. The population was 19,456 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Union City is located at 33°34′42″N 84°32′36″W / 33.57833°N 84.54333°W / 33.57833; -84.54333 (33.578470, -84.543354).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 19.3 square miles (50.0 km2), of which 19.1 square miles (49.5 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km2), or 0.83%, is water.

Demographics

2020 census

Union City racial composition
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 1,220 4.55%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 22,686 84.55%
Native American 51 0.19%
Asian 135 0.5%
Pacific Islander 12 0.04%
Other/Mixed 733 2.73%
Hispanic or Latino 1,993 7.43%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 26,830 people, 8,088 households, and 4,681 families residing in the city.

2010 census

At the 2010 census, there were 19,456 people living in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 81.5% Black, 8.6% White, 0.2% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 0.3% from some other race and 1.6% from two or more races. 7.0% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Education

Elementary schools

  • C.H. Gullatt Elementary
  • Liberty Point Elementary
  • Oakley Elementary School

Middle schools

  • Bear Creek Middle (serves students in Palmetto and Fairburn)
  • Camp Creek Middle School

High School

  • Creekside High School (serves students in Palmetto and Fairburn)
  • Langston Hughes High School
  • Benjamin E. Banneker High School

Charter schools

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 534
1920 620 16.1%
1930 776 25.2%
1940 884 13.9%
1950 1,490 68.6%
1960 2,118 42.1%
1970 3,031 43.1%
1980 4,780 57.7%
1990 8,375 75.2%
2000 11,621 38.8%
2010 19,456 67.4%
U.S. Decennial Census
Hapeville Charter Career Academy

Colleges and universities

  • Adams International University
  • Georgia Military College
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