In 2020, Union County, NJ had a population of 555k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $82,644. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Union County, NJ grew from 554,033 to 555,208, a 0.212% increase and its median household income grew from $80,198 to $82,644, a 3.05% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Union County, NJ are White (Non-Hispanic) (39%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.2%), Other (Hispanic) (13.9%), White (Hispanic) (13%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.21%).
None of the households in Union County, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
86.1% of the residents in Union County, NJ are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Union County, NJ are Kean University (3,401 degrees awarded in 2020), Union County College (1,670 degrees), and Lincoln Technical Institute-Union (746 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Union County, NJ was $378,700, and the homeownership rate was 58.9%.
Most people in Union County, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Union County, NJ was 2 cars per household.
Union County, NJ borders Essex County, NJ, Hudson County, NJ, Middlesex County, NJ, Morris County, NJ, Somerset County, NJ, and Richmond County, NY.