Union County, New Jersey 

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Population

557,320

+5.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$69,396

Median Home Price

$352,300

United States / New Jersey / No Metro Area / Union County / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Union County, New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Union County, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth

Local Listings in Union
 $749,000 
14 Skylark Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 4 |
 $240,000 
1222-24 Cameron Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1 |
 $329,900 
11-13 Woodbine Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3 |

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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: New Jersey
County: Union County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Elizabeth, Union township (Union Cnty), 21 total
Zip Codes: 07083, 07060, 07036, 07202, 07208, 07090, 07065, 07206, 07201, 07076, 26 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Union County is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Union County jobs have decreased by 0.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Union County's cost of living is 40.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Union County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Union County, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Union county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Union County's population is 557,320 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Union County is $352,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Union County public schools spend $20,916 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.5 students per teacher in Union County. More Education


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Housing Market in Union

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ZIP CODES IN UNION COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
07083, 07060, 07036, 07202, 07208, 07090, 07065, 07206, 07201, 07076, 26 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN UNION
$749,000
14 Skylark Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$240,000
1222-24 Cameron Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$329,900
11-13 Woodbine Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$419,900
610-612 Floral Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$399,000
989 W Chestnut St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$699,000
413 Forest Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$319,000
2636 Tremley Point Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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