Union County

0
TOTAL POPULATION

Source: US Census, 2010

0
LABOR FORCE

Source: Chmura, 2016

LARGEST MUNICIPALITIES

wdt_IDMunicipalityPopulation
1Elizabeth124,969
2Union56,642
3Plainfield49,808
4Linden40,499
5Westfield30,316
6Rahway27,346

Source: US Census Bureau 2010

MAJOR PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYERS

wdt_IDCompanyIndustry
1Merck & Co.Pharmaceuticals
2Overlook HospitalHospital
3Trinitas HospitalHospital
4Blue ApronMeal Service
5Linden North America, Inc.Manufacturer
6NokiaTelecommunication
7Phillips 66 BaywayRefinery
8Summit Medical GroupMedical Practice

Source: UCEDC Major Employers List, 2017

ETHNICITY/RACE

wdt_IDEthnicityPercentage
1White61
2Black22
3Hispanic (of all races)27
4Asian5
5Other9

Source: US Census, 2010- 2015

AGE (POPULATION)

wdt_IDAgePercentage
1Under 2027
220-3926
340-6434
465+13

Source: US Census, 2010- 2015

EDUCATION ATTAINMENT

wdt_IDDEGREEPERCENTAGE
2H.S. Diploma or Higher87
4Associates Degree6
5Bachelor's Degree or Higher35
6Post-graduate studies14

Source: US Census, American FactFinder, 2017

INSTITUTES OF HIGHER EDUCATION

wdt_IDInstituteTypeUndergradGraduate
1Kean University4 Yr11,8142298
2Union County College2 Yr11,220N/A

Source: Secretary of Higher Ed

0 %
USE OF
PUBLIC TRANSIT

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015

0
COMMUTER
RAIL LINES

Source: NJ Transit

MILEAGE TO AIRPORTS

wdt_IDAirportMiles
1Newark International Airport7
2John F. Kennedy International Airport35
3LaGuardia Airport32
4Philadelphia International Airport85
5Trenton-Mercer Airport45
6Atlantic City International Airport105
7Teterboro Airport27

MILEAGE TO PORTS

wdt_IDPORTMiles
1Port Newark-Elizabeth8

TAXES

wdt_IDTaxPercent
1Corporate Income Tax (Single Sales Factor)10.5%*
2Personal Income Tax1.4% to 10.75%
3Sales Tax6.625% (3.3125% in UEZs)

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