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Union County, New Jersey (NJ)

County population in 2017: 563,892 (all urban); it was 522,541 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 82,267
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 30,576
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 114,688
Renter-occupied apartments: 75,275 (it was 71,436 in 2000)
% of renters here:

38%
State:

35%

Land area: 103 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 5459 people per square mile   (very high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Union County: 115.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (29.9%), Educational, health and social services (17.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Union County, NJ (2017)
    • 222,18842.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 180,33434.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 114,31321.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 28,6915.5%Asian alone
    • 11,1582.1%Some other race alone
    • 6,9161.3%Two or more races
    • 2090.04%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 830.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

38.5 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years
Males: 274,886  (48.7%)
Females: 289,006  (51.3%)
Average household size:
Union County:

2.0 people
New Jersey:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $77,326 ($55,339 in 1999)
This county:

$77,326
New Jersey:

$80,088

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $1,122 (lower quartile is $907, upper quartile is $1,430)
This county:

$1122
State:

$1151


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $369,300 (it was $185,200 in 2000)
Union:

$369,300
New Jersey:

$334,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $264,800 - $571,900
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,560
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $1,175

Institutionalized population: 4,209
Union County, NJ map from a distance

Health of residents in Union County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
70.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
41.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
73.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
75.6% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 190 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 163 pounds. This is about average.
8.9% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 308 buildings, average cost: $51,400
  • 1998: 265 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 1999: 313 buildings, average cost: $93,400
  • 2000: 387 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2001: 196 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2002: 247 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 2003: 213 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2004: 411 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2005: 599 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2006: 549 buildings, average cost: $169,300
  • 2007: 350 buildings, average cost: $210,100
  • 2008: 323 buildings, average cost: $230,000
  • 2009: 234 buildings, average cost: $217,800
  • 2010: 228 buildings, average cost: $205,900
  • 2011: 198 buildings, average cost: $206,800
  • 2012: 256 buildings, average cost: $192,200
  • 2013: 418 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2014: 406 buildings, average cost: $187,300
  • 2015: 399 buildings, average cost: $216,100
  • 2016: 370 buildings, average cost: $240,800
  • 2017: 343 buildings, average cost: $239,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Union, NJ residents
Average permit cost in Union, NJ
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $9,702 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,001 (2.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Union, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Union, NJ in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Union, NJ in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.0%
Union County:

9.0%
New Jersey:

10.0%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.7% for Black residents, 12.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.7% for American Indian residents, 15.2% for other race residents, 11.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 38.5 years old
(Males: 37.1 years old, Females: 40.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.5 years old, Black residents: 37.7 years old, American Indian residents: 47.3 years old, Asian residents: 39.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.7 years old, Other race residents: 30.8 years old)

Area name: Newark, NJ HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Union County is $879 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1004 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1202 a month.

Cities in this county include: Elizabeth, Union, Plainfield, Linden, Westfield, Rahway, Scotch Plains, Cranford, Hillside, Roselle.

Union County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2018 air pollution in Union County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.377 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.02 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Lee County, Iowa , Westchester County, New York .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.3%
New Jersey:

4.1%

Unemployment by year in Union, NJ
County total employment by year in Union, NJ
County average yearly wages by year in Union, NJ

Current college students: 28,216
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 34.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 159,329 (56.3% naturalized citizens)

Union County:

28.3%
Whole state:

22.8%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 28,8392010 or later
  • 40,5012000 to 2009
  • 35,0261990 to 1999
  • 37,7341980 to 1989
  • 21,3611970 to 1979
  • 19,928Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 47.5%

Union County marital status for males Union County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 106,534
  • One, attached: 10,483
  • Two: 31,237
  • 3 or 4: 15,719
  • 5 to 9: 7,529
  • 10 to 19: 7,990
  • 20 to 49: 10,476
  • 50 or more: 11,403
  • Mobile homes: 853

Housing units in Union County with a mortgage: 77,624 (1,877 second mortgage, 10,516 home equity loan, 789 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 33,163

Here:

70.0% with mortgage
State:

67.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Union County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic247,24044
Mainline Protestant35,313109
Evangelical Protestant30,123129
Other28,70752
Black Protestant7,85838
Orthodox5,71710
None181,541-
Union County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 155
Union County:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 94
This county:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Union County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 385
This county:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Union County:

8.3%
New Jersey:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

21.1%
State:

23.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.4%
State:

18.0%

Agriculture in Union County:

Average size of farms: 10 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $374,975
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $64684.33
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 97.78%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.33%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $166,634
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 57.14%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 43.27%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $63,259
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 66.67%
Average age of principal farm operators: 62 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 26.37

Earthquake activity:

Union County-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 227.9 miles away from Union County center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 266.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 237.0 miles away from Union County center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New Jersey Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 22, 2016 to January 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4264: March 14, 2016, FEMA Id: 4264, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • New Jersey Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3354: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3354, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 08, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4086: October 30, 2012, FEMA Id: 4086, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Severe Storm, Incident Period: October 29, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4048: November 30, 2011, FEMA Id: 4048, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • New Jersey Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 27, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4021: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4021, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3332: August 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3332, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New Jersey Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 26, 2010 to December 27, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1954: February 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 1954, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • New Jersey Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2010 to April 15, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1897: April 02, 2010, FEMA Id: 1897, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Jersey Severe Storms and Inland and Coastal Flooding, Incident Period: April 14, 2007 to April 20, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1694: April 26, 2007, FEMA Id: 1694, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New Jersey Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3257: September 19, 2005, FEMA Id: 3257, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 16 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Union County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Union

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 188,453 (75.8%)
  • Carpooled: 22,446 (9.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6,650 (2.7%)
  • Subway or elevated: 1,172 (0.5%)
  • Railroad: 2,267 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 9,071 (3.6%)
  • Bicycle: 791 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 8,712 (3.5%)
  • Worked at home: 9,122 (3.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Colombia (9%)
  • Dominican Republic (8%)
  • Haiti (7%)
  • El Salvador (6%)
  • Ecuador (5%)
  • Portugal (5%)
  • Peru (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Union County


  • Italian (6%)
  • Haitian (4%)
  • American (4%)
  • Portuguese (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • German (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Union County, New Jersey in 2000:

  • 2,705 people in nursing homes
  • 1,445 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,105 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 939 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 299 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 272 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 245 people in religious group quarters
  • 210 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 151 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 145 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 72 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 60 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 43 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 41 people in other group homes
  • 36 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 32 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 28 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 7 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 4 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

People in group quarters in Union County, New Jersey in 2010:

  • 2,591 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,266 people in college/university student housing
  • 866 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 493 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 365 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 267 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 231 people in federal detention centers
  • 216 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 215 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 125 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 59 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 36 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 29 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 21 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 19 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in maritime/merchant vessels
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $96,613.

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($83,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
New Jersey average:

5.43%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($791 average AGI)
Union County:

0.03%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

3.78% relocated from other counties in New Jersey ($54,021 average AGI)
1.87% relocated from other states ($28,684 average AGI)
Union County:

1.87%
New Jersey average:

2.27%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Essex County, NJ  1.22% ($84,799 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.73% ($59,520)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.62% ($104,187)
from Somerset County, NJ  0.36% ($62,161)
from Morris County, NJ  0.21% ($109,128)
from Kings County, NY  0.21% ($79,314)
from New York County, NY  0.18% ($202,507)


6.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($75,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
New Jersey average:

6.14%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,676 average AGI)
Union County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

3.79% relocated to other counties in New Jersey ($43,126 average AGI)
2.45% relocated to other states ($30,397 average AGI)
Union County:

2.45%
New Jersey average:

2.98%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.95% ($56,040 average AGI)
to Essex County, NJ  0.86% ($49,843)
to Somerset County, NJ  0.48% ($77,768)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.33% ($69,598)
to Morris County, NJ  0.28% ($118,351)
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.21% ($91,521)
to Ocean County, NJ  0.16% ($78,831)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.2

Births per 1000 population in Union County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Union County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 5.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Union County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Union County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Union County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Union County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Union County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Union County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Union County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 72,856 (63,423 aged, 9,433 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 21,809 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Union County, New Jersey in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (5,756)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (4,980)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (3,688)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (2,143)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (1,889)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,822)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,606)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (1,530)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (1,529)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,400)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.75
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,885
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 212
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30,703

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,369
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 770
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 23

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 73
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 86

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 53.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Suffocation - 20.7
  • Firearm - 15.0
  • Poisoning - 10.4
  • Other - 7.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 563,892
  • In family households: 491,927 (67,326 male householders, 69,779 female householders)
    93,310 spouses, 196,944 children (188,889 natural, 2,772 adopted, 5,283 stepchildren), 10,389 grandchildren, 9,915 brothers or sisters, 14,022 parents, 15,187 other relatives, 15,055 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 64,707 (23,024 male householders (18,554 living alone)), 30,009 female householders (26,686 living alone)), 11,674 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 7,258

Size of family households: 44,707 2-persons, 38,284 3-persons, 33,117 4-persons, 12,906 5-persons, 3,984 6-persons, 4,107 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 45,240 1-person, 6,593 2-persons, 913 3-persons, 50 4-persons, 237 5-persons.

78,326 married couples with children.
40,041 single-parent households (10,594 men, 29,447 women).

56.3% of residents of Union speak English at home.
29.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
10.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,745,978,000 ($5,162 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $111,887,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,120,102,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $730,403,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,176,000
Federal grants: $515,329,000
Federal procurement contracts: $172,711,000 ($96,786,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $198,258,000 ($3,713,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $39,665,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $501,722,000
Federal Government insurance: $743,554,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 40,075
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 23,434
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +24,019
Here:

+45 per 1000 residents
State:

+33 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -30,692
Here -58 per 1000 residents
State -22 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Union County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 17.76 millions of gallons per day (72% from ground, 28% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.1

Year house built in Union County, New Jersey
  • Year house built in Union County, New Jersey
  • 2,9242014 or later
  • 3,0552010 to 2013
  • 9,3022000 to 2009
  • 10,7911990 to 1999
  • 9,2091980 to 1989
  • 19,3951970 to 1979
  • 30,3041960 to 1969
  • 46,5531950 to 1959
  • 23,8251940 to 1949
  • 46,8661939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Union County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Union County, New Jersey
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Union County, New Jersey
  • 3231 room
  • 2132 rooms
  • 1,4673 rooms
  • 6,0324 rooms
  • 14,8905 rooms
  • 27,6756 rooms
  • 19,3937 rooms
  • 17,8958 rooms
  • 22,8999+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union County, New Jersey
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union County, New Jersey
  • 5,4881 room
  • 3,3012 rooms
  • 19,6623 rooms
  • 20,7554 rooms
  • 17,5615 rooms
  • 7,7496 rooms
  • 2,1827 rooms
  • 1,2088 rooms
  • 1,4459+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Union County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Union County, New Jersey
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Union County, New Jersey
  • 323no bedroom
  • 2,0701 bedroom
  • 18,1562 bedrooms
  • 50,7783 bedrooms
  • 30,4044 bedrooms
  • 9,0565+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union County, New Jersey
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Union County, New Jersey
  • 5,798no bedroom
  • 24,6931 bedroom
  • 27,2862 bedrooms
  • 17,0003 bedrooms
  • 3,7374 bedrooms
  • 8375+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Union County, New Jersey in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Union County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Union County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 5,193no vehicle
  • 27,7591 vehicle
  • 48,4342 vehicles
  • 20,2143 vehicles
  • 7,0514 vehicles
  • 2,1365+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Union County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Union County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 14,917no vehicle
  • 40,1041 vehicle
  • 18,6712 vehicles
  • 4,5003 vehicles
  • 1,1594 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.8% of Union County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in New Jersey.

Union County:

89.8%
State average:

89.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 286,085
  • Other state: 100,681
  • Northeast: 67,743
  • Midwest: 7,725
  • South: 21,031
  • West: 4,182
Year householders moved into unit in Union County, NJ
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Union County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 84.7%Utility gas
  • 8.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.9%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 79.2%Utility gas
  • 13.6%Electricity
  • 2.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,720
Here:

7.8%
New Jersey:

9.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3,071
Here:

10.2%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5,260
Here:

18.3%
New Jersey:

25.2%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Union County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $12,621,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $6,363,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $89,717,000
  • Charges - Higher Education - Other: $29,415,000
    Hospital Public: $14,120,000
    Other: $8,197,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $7,633,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,411,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,061,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $506,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $489,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $13,150,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,551,000
    General - Other: $8,763,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,574,000
    Other Higher Education: $4,688,000
    General Public Buildings: $83,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $145,664,000
    Other Higher Education: $74,377,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $56,839,000
    Correctional Institutions: $42,577,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $27,479,000
    Police Protection: $26,641,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,724,000
    General Public Buildings: $12,730,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,079,000
    Hospitals: $10,667,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,614,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,037,000
    Health - Other: $5,824,000
    Financial Administration: $5,166,000
    Regular Highways: $2,390,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,031,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $374,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $334,000
    Corrections - Other: $187,000
    Solid Waste Management: $61,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,430,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,016,000
    Other: $255,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,722,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $133,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $35,027,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,000
    General - Other: $24,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $51,257,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $692,223,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $635,678,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $127,974,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,430,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $44,499,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $44,499,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,894,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,182,000
    Sale of Property: $1,500,000
    Rents: $876,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $285,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $260,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,819,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,340,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,965,000
    Police Protection: $693,000
    Parks and Recreation: $315,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $128,000
    Regular Highways: $122,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $129,920,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $130,000,000
    Beginning: $77,000,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,499,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $83,024,000
    Public Welfare: $38,011,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,192,000
    Education: $22,305,000
    Highways: $1,292,000
    General Local Government Support: $746,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $335,283,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,464,000
    Other License: $158,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $109,963,000

Union County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $12,621,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $6,363,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $89,717,000
  • Charges - Higher Education - Other: $29,415,000
    Hospital Public: $14,120,000
    Other: $8,197,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $7,633,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,411,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,061,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $506,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $489,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $13,150,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,551,000
    General - Other: $8,763,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,574,000
    Other Higher Education: $4,688,000
    General Public Buildings: $83,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $145,664,000
    Other Higher Education: $74,377,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $56,839,000
    Correctional Institutions: $42,577,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $27,479,000
    Police Protection: $26,641,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,724,000
    General Public Buildings: $12,730,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,079,000
    Hospitals: $10,667,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,614,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,037,000
    Health - Other: $5,824,000
    Financial Administration: $5,166,000
    Regular Highways: $2,390,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,031,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $374,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $334,000
    Corrections - Other: $187,000
    Solid Waste Management: $61,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,430,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,016,000
    Other: $255,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,722,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $133,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $35,027,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,000
    General - Other: $24,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $51,257,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $692,223,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $635,678,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $127,974,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,430,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $44,499,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $44,499,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,894,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,182,000
    Sale of Property: $1,500,000
    Rents: $876,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $285,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $260,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,819,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,340,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,965,000
    Police Protection: $693,000
    Parks and Recreation: $315,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $128,000
    Regular Highways: $122,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $129,920,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $130,000,000
    Beginning: $77,000,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,499,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $83,024,000
    Public Welfare: $38,011,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,192,000
    Education: $22,305,000
    Highways: $1,292,000
    General Local Government Support: $746,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $335,283,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,464,000
    Other License: $158,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $109,963,000

Union County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $12,621,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $6,363,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $89,717,000
  • Charges - Higher Education - Other: $29,415,000
    Hospital Public: $14,120,000
    Other: $8,197,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $7,633,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,411,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,061,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $506,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $489,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $13,150,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,551,000
    General - Other: $8,763,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,574,000
    Other Higher Education: $4,688,000
    General Public Buildings: $83,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $145,664,000
    Other Higher Education: $74,377,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $56,839,000
    Correctional Institutions: $42,577,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $27,479,000
    Police Protection: $26,641,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,724,000
    General Public Buildings: $12,730,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,079,000
    Hospitals: $10,667,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,614,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,037,000
    Health - Other: $5,824,000
    Financial Administration: $5,166,000
    Regular Highways: $2,390,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,031,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $374,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $334,000
    Corrections - Other: $187,000
    Solid Waste Management: $61,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,430,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,016,000
    Other: $255,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,722,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $133,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $35,027,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,000
    General - Other: $24,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $51,257,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $692,223,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $635,678,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $127,974,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,430,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $44,499,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $44,499,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,894,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,182,000
    Sale of Property: $1,500,000
    Rents: $876,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $285,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $260,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,819,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,340,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,965,000
    Police Protection: $693,000
    Parks and Recreation: $315,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $128,000
    Regular Highways: $122,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $129,920,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $130,000,000
    Beginning: $77,000,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,499,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $83,024,000
    Public Welfare: $38,011,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,192,000
    Education: $22,305,000
    Highways: $1,292,000
    General Local Government Support: $746,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $335,283,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,464,000
    Other License: $158,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $109,963,000

Union County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $12,621,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $6,363,000
  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $89,717,000
  • Charges - Higher Education - Other: $29,415,000
    Hospital Public: $14,120,000
    Other: $8,197,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $7,633,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,411,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,061,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $506,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $489,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $13,150,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,551,000
    General - Other: $8,763,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,574,000
    Other Higher Education: $4,688,000
    General Public Buildings: $83,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $145,664,000
    Other Higher Education: $74,377,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $56,839,000
    Correctional Institutions: $42,577,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $27,479,000
    Police Protection: $26,641,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $22,724,000
    General Public Buildings: $12,730,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,079,000
    Hospitals: $10,667,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,614,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,037,000
    Health - Other: $5,824,000
    Financial Administration: $5,166,000
    Regular Highways: $2,390,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $2,031,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $374,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $334,000
    Corrections - Other: $187,000
    Solid Waste Management: $61,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $4,430,000
    Housing and Community Development: $4,016,000
    Other: $255,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,722,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $133,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $35,027,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,000
    General - Other: $24,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $51,257,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $692,223,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $635,678,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $127,974,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,430,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $44,499,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $44,499,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,894,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,182,000
    Sale of Property: $1,500,000
    Rents: $876,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $285,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $260,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $4,819,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,340,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,965,000
    Police Protection: $693,000
    Parks and Recreation: $315,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $128,000
    Regular Highways: $122,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $129,920,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $130,000,000
    Beginning: $77,000,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,499,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $83,024,000
    Public Welfare: $38,011,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,192,000
    Education: $22,305,000
    Highways: $1,292,000
    General Local Government Support: $746,000
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000
  • Tax - Property: $335,283,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $4,464,000
    Other License: $158,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $109,963,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 9,110
  • Number of aged recipients: 2,253
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 6,857
  • Number of recipients under 18: 1,397
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 4,340
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 3,373
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 2,844
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 4,144
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 106 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,678$267,0422,035$338,5499,418$303,400433$150,22946$2,933,609281$203,6301$165,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED177$254,531238$326,6551,020$277,00682$98,2204$1,881,25044$217,9091$10,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED463$254,462401$288,1353,901$289,841491$90,1559$573,222231$204,1266$161,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN375$244,232300$307,6502,348$287,45897$149,3207$1,354,714107$227,6360$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS207$251,11683$274,554743$305,56042$120,7621$500,00027$211,4810$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 98 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED314$315,401134$345,1790$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED121$302,92676$342,6055$243,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED52$301,25061$326,7540$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN37$300,62224$330,5420$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS15$303,4677$291,4291$203,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Union, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Union, NJ - Value
Most common first names in Union County, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5,79874.5 years
Mary5,47480.7 years
Joseph4,11574.8 years
William3,71674.2 years
Anna3,17082.2 years
Helen2,85479.6 years
George2,34275.2 years
Frank2,25975.5 years
Charles2,23574.9 years
James2,22372.0 years
Most common last names in Union County, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith97975.3 years
Brown65072.9 years
Williams65072.0 years
Johnson63472.5 years
Miller59177.1 years
Jones53171.9 years
Davis39472.7 years
Taylor32174.6 years
Wilson29274.8 years
Thomas27772.5 years
Businesses in Union County, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven23Jones New York6
A&P4Journeys1
ALDI2Justice2
ALDO1KFC5
AT&T7Knights Inn2
Ace Hardware1Kohl's1
Advance Auto Parts5Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale1Lane Furniture1
Aerosoles2LensCrafters1
American Eagle Outfitters1Levi Strauss & Co.1
Ann Taylor2Lowe's1
Applebee's3Macy's1
Ashley Furniture1Marriott3
AutoZone2Marshalls3
Avenue2MasterBrand Cabinets25
BMW1McDonald's15
Bally Total Fitness2Men's Wearhouse1
Banana Republic2Motherhood Maternity2
Barnes & Noble2New Balance8
Baskin-Robbins6New York & Co1
Bath & Body Works1Nike4
Bed Bath & Beyond2Nissan2
Best Western3Office Depot1
Blockbuster4Old Navy2
Brooks Brothers2Olive Garden1
Burger King13Outback1
CVS17Outback Steakhouse1
Casual Male XL2Panera Bread2
Catherines1Papa John's Pizza2
Charlotte Russe1Pathmark3
Chevrolet1Payless7
Chico's1Penske2
Chipotle1PetSmart1
Cinnabon 1Pier 1 Imports1
Circle K2Pizza Hut5
Clarks1Popeyes4
Cold Stone Creamery2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Coldwater Creek1Quiznos5
Costco1RadioShack9
Curves6Red Lobster1
DHL4Rite Aid6
Dairy Queen5Rodeway Inn1
Deb1Ruby Tuesday2
Domino's Pizza11SONIC Drive-In1
DressBarn4Sam's Club1
Dressbarn4Sears4
Dunkin Donuts45Skechers USA2
Econo Lodge1Sprint Nextel5
Extended Stay America1Staples2
Famous Footwear2Starbucks7
Fashion Bug1Stop & Shop4
FedEx90Subaru1
Finish Line1Subway18
Firestone Complete Auto Care3T-Mobile1
Foot Locker3T.G.I. Driday's2
Ford1T.J.Maxx1
Forever 211Taco Bell5
GNC8Target3
GameStop10The Room Place5
Gap3Toyota2
Goodwill4Toys"R"Us4
Gymboree1Trader Joe's1
H&M1Travelodge1
H&R Block11True Value6
Harmon Face Values1U-Haul17
Haworth2UPS97
Hilton4Verizon Wireless6
Holiday Inn3Victoria's Secret2
Home Depot4Volkswagen3
Honda2Walgreens9
Hot Topic1Walmart2
Hyundai1Wendy's8
IHOP3White Castle4
IKEA1Wine & Spirits1
JoS. A. Bank2YMCA14
Johnny Rockets1

Union County on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"