Union, NJ Neighborhood Information

Neighborhood Facts

Town History

Union Township was incorporated as a township on November 23, 1808, from portions of Elizabeth Township, while the area was still part of Essex County. It became part of the newly-formed Union County on March 19, 1857.

General Information

Town Name: Union
City Hall: Town Hall
Address: 1976 Morris Ave, UNION NJ 07083
Phone Number: 908-688-2800
Land Area: 9.1 square miles
Distance to NYC: 20 miles
Town Website: http://www.uniontownship.com/
Library Website: https://unioncounty.overdrive.com/
Water Service:
Gas & Electric:

Demographics

Quick Facts

Population: 58,933
Population Density / Mile: 6,509
Median Age: 40.83
Number of Households: 20,422
Average Household Size: 2.814
Households with Children: 6,065
Median Household Income: $78,815

Population

Population: 58,933
Population Density / Mile: 6,509
Change in Population Since 2010: 8.87%
Male Population: 28,183
Female Population: 30,751
Median Age: 40.83

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 3687
5-9 years: 3282
10-14 years: 3398
15-19 years: 3594
20-24 years: 4159
25-29 years: 3853
30-34 years: 3496
35-39 years: 3397
40-44 years: 3639
45-49 years: 3826
50-54 years: 4195
55-59 years: 4451
60-64 years: 4171
65-69 years: 3327
70-74 years: 2429
75-79 years: 1618
80-84 years: 1187
85+ years: 1224

Households

Number of Households: 20,422
Average Household Size: 2.814
Households with Children: 6,065
Households without Children: 9,045
Family Households: 15,110
Non-Family Households: 556

Marital Status

Never Married: 18513
Now Married: 23144
Separated: 747
Widowed: 3129
Divorced: 3033

Income

Median Household Income: $78,815
Average Household Income: $92,286
Per Capita Income: $32,443
Average Total Household Expenditure: $55,593

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $79,731
25-44 years: $82,885
45-64 years: $92,941
Over 64 years: $45,581

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 1208
$10,000-$15,000 481
$15,000-$20,000 778
$20,000-$25,000 739
$25,000-$30,000 714
$30,000-$35,000 793
$35,000-$40,000 615
$40,000-$45,000 627
$45,000-$50,000 578
$50,000-$60,000 1325
$60,000-$75,000 1837
$75,000-$100,000 3094
$100,000-$125,000 2609
$125,000-$150,000 1548
$150,000-$200,000 2194
$200,000-$250,000 720
$250,000-$500,000 309
$500,000 up 254

Education

Educational Climate Index: 4

1 = Low, 5 = High

The Community Educational Index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau's Socioeconomic Status (SES) elements. Factors used in creating the index are income, educational achievement, and occupation of persons within the selected ZIP code. Since this index is based on the population of an entire Zip code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Level of Education

No High School: 2447
Some High School: 2473
High School Grad: 12467
Some College: 7710
Associate Degree: 2371
Bachelors Degree: 9414
Graduate Degree: 3931

Employment

White Collar vs. Blue Collar

White Collar: 61
Blue Collar: 39

Geography

Annual Precipitation: 50.94
Average January Low Temperature: 19.8
Average January High Temperature: 39.3
Average July Low Temperature: 63.3
Average July High Temperature: 85.7

Pollution Index (Avg. = 100)

Carbon Monoxide 114
Lead 58
Nitrogen Oxide 153
Ozone 84
Particulate Matter 108
Air Pollution 103

Amenities

CATEGORIES
Attractions - Recreation 51 Locations
Automotive Services 137 Locations
Banks - Financial 163 Locations
Eating - Drinking 244 Locations
Farm - Ranch 2 Locations
Government - Public 12 Locations
Health Care Services 483 Locations
Hospitality 4 Locations
Organizations - Associations 62 Locations
Personal Services 1216 Locations
Pet Services 6 Locations
Shopping 532 Locations
Travel 40 Locations

Schools

Battle Hill Elementary
Burnet Middle School Elementary
Central Five-Jefferson Elementary
Connecticut Farms Elementary
Franklin Elementary
Hannah Caldwell Elem Sch Elementary
Kawameeh Middle School Elementary
Livingston Elementary
Union Senior High Secondary
Washington Elementary

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