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: 57,705
Population Density / Mile: 6,373
Median Age: 40.66
Number of Households: 19,976
Average Household Size: 2.815
Households with Children: 6,117
Median Household Income: $77,241

Population

Population: 57,705
Population Density / Mile: 6,373
Change in Population Since 2010: 6.58%
Male Population: 27,572
Female Population: 30,133
Median Age: 40.66

Population - Age Range

0-4 years: 3657
5-9 years: 3137
10-14 years: 3274
15-19 years: 3626
20-24 years: 4184
25-29 years: 3722
30-34 years: 3376
35-39 years: 3405
40-44 years: 3590
45-49 years: 3838
50-54 years: 4204
55-59 years: 4400
60-64 years: 3962
65-69 years: 3153
70-74 years: 2242
75-79 years: 1541
80-84 years: 1163
85+ years: 1232

Households

Number of Households: 19,976
Average Household Size: 2.815
Households with Children: 6,117
Households without Children: 8,724
Family Households: 14,840
Non-Family Households: 488

Marital Status

Never Married: 18053
Now Married: 22849
Separated: 694
Widowed: 3249
Divorced: 2792

Income

Median Household Income: $77,241
Average Household Income: $92,238
Per Capita Income: $32,389
Average Total Household Expenditure: $55,520

Median Income By Age

Under 25 years: $23,681
25-44 years: $79,608
45-64 years: $91,539
Over 64 years: $43,671

Household Income by Dollar Range

$0-$10,000 1088
$10,000-$15,000 510
$15,000-$20,000 703
$20,000-$25,000 764
$25,000-$30,000 750
$30,000-$35,000 715
$35,000-$40,000 723
$40,000-$45,000 685
$45,000-$50,000 667
$50,000-$60,000 1253
$60,000-$75,000 1834
$75,000-$100,000 3189
$100,000-$125,000 2429
$125,000-$150,000 1411
$150,000-$200,000 1894
$200,000-$250,000 765
$250,000-$500,000 327
$500,000 up 271

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: 2246
Some High School: 2372
High School Grad: 11724
Some College: 8315
Associate Degree: 2366
Bachelors Degree: 8762
Graduate Degree: 4043

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 53 Locations
Automotive Services 141 Locations
Banks - Financial 281 Locations
Eating - Drinking 250 Locations
Farm - Ranch 3 Locations
Government - Public 12 Locations
Health Care Services 463 Locations
Hospitality 9 Locations
Organizations - Associations 62 Locations
Personal Services 1233 Locations
Pet Services 8 Locations
Shopping 569 Locations
Travel 43 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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