NJ

National Population : 333,590,059
New Jersey State Population : 9,202,495

About Union, NJ

Union, NJ is located in Union County in the state of New Jersey.

The total City Population for Union is about 54,301 with about 2,480 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 58,158.

The Average Home Value is $323,000.00, which is roughly 12% lower than the Average Home Value of $365,627.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 42% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $87,952.00, which is roughly 5% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $93,038.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 35% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Union is about 6%.

New Jersey is ranked #6 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.81 out of 100.

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Voting

Union County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 53.01% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 67.29%
Republican: 31.62%
Libertarian: 0.56%
Green: 0.31%
Other: 0.21%


Nearby Locations

Kenilworth, NJ (1.59 mi.)
Vauxhall, NJ (1.96 mi.)
Roselle Park, NJ (1.97 mi.)
Hillside, NJ (2.14 mi.)
Ind Hillside, NJ (2.14 mi.)
Maplewood, NJ (2.32 mi.)
Springfield, NJ (2.81 mi.)
Roselle, NJ (2.89 mi.)
Irvington, NJ (2.90 mi.)
Millburn, NJ (2.90 mi.)
Cranford, NJ (3.19 mi.)
Elizabeth, NJ (3.64 mi.)
South Orange, NJ (3.78 mi.)
Garwood, NJ (3.94 mi.)
Linden, NJ (3.95 mi.)
Short Hills, NJ (4.41 mi.)
Mountainside, NJ (4.79 mi.)
Newark, NJ (4.95 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 07083
Latitude : 40.693475
Longitude : -74.267224
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 76 ft.
Area Code(s) : 908

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.82
Male Population Estimate : 46.45%
Female Population Estimate : 51.25%
Median Age : 39.6
Male Median Age : 37.6
Female Median Age : 41.3

White Population Estimate : 57.12%
Black Population Estimate : 25.70%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 15.13%
Asian Population Estimate : 11.65%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.22%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.44%
Other Population Estimate : 5.05%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Union specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Union County: About 4 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Union County: About 357 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Union County is about 6% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 19% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.