The table below compares Union County to the other 21 counties and county equivalents in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 7||71st|
|Population Density1||# 3||90th|
|Diversity Index2||# 4||86th|
|Median Household Income||# 12||48th|
|Per Capita Income||# 11||52nd|
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|Population in Households||538,040|
|Population in Familes||454,265|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||6,814|
|Average Household Size||2.83|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||201,751 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||110,964 (55.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||79,407 (39.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||11,380 ( 5.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$370,218|
|Average Home Value||$439,724|
|Median Household Income||$67,599|
|Average Household Income||$97,123|
|Per Capita Income||$34,153|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.15%|
|Per Capita Income||3.26%|
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