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Where is Union County, New Jersey?

location of Union county on a map

Union County is a county equivalent area found in New Jersey, USA. The county government of Union is found in the county seat of Elizabeth.

With a total 272.99 sq. km of land and water area, Union County, New Jersey is the 3094th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 552,939 people, Union County has a total 200769 households earning 68507 on average per year.

Union County, New Jersey - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 34039
Area Codes 908,732,973
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Elizabeth (population: 99,701), Plainfield (population: 72,463), Union (population: 53,792), Linden (population: 42,554), Westfield (population: 30,760), Rahway (population: 27,727), Elizabethport (population: 27,007), Scotch Plains (population: 23,807), Summit (population: 23,123), Cranford (population: 22,940)
Land Area 213,491 sq miles
Water Area 103 sq miles
Household Income $68,507
Housing Units 200,769
Median Home Value $362,300
High School Grads 85% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 32% of population
Retail Spending $14,069 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $748,001 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.