Union County, NJ has a population of 555,630 people with a median age of 38.5 and a median household income of $72,028. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Union County, NJ declined from 555,786 to 555,630, a 0.03% decrease and its median household income grew from $71,163 to $72,028, a 1.22% increase.
The population of Union County, NJ is 39% White, 31.3% Hispanic, and 19.8% Black. 44.5% of the people in Union County, NJ speak a non-English language, and 84.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Union County, NJ are Kean University, with 3,353 graduates, Union County College, with 1,503 graduates, and Lincoln Technical Institute-Union, with 584 graduates.
The median property value in Union County, NJ is $357,800, and the homeownership rate is 58.9%. Most people in Union County, NJ commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Union County, NJ is 2 cars per household.
Union County, NJ is the 7th most populated county in New Jersey and borders Essex County, NJ; Hudson County, NJ; Middlesex County, NJ; Morris County, NJ; Somerset County, NJ; and Richmond County, NY& 1 more.