Union is located in northeast New Jersey. Union is part of Union County. As of 2005-2009, the total Union population is 53,637, which has shrunk 1.41% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 5.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Union median household income is $72,181 in 2005-2009 and has grown by 21.98% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 30.67% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Union median house value is $355,200 in 2005-2009 and has grown by 105.44% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 87.30% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Union is worse than the state average in quality. The Union area code is 908.