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Overview of Union

Union City is located in northeast New Jersey, approximately seven miles west of Newark and 16 miles west of New York City. It is one of the most densely populated cities in Hudson County and is considered part of the Newark metropolitan area. Union apartments for rent offer attractive options for those looking to join the rapidly growing population of more than 67,100 people living across only 1.28 square miles of land.

Residents enjoy the charms of suburban living with all the amenities of the nearby large urban centers of Newark and New York City. The Garden State Parkway and Interstate 78 line the city, providing easy transportation routes to nearby areas. Newark International Airport is located less than seven miles east, allowing convenient air travel options to destinations around the world.

Living in Union, NJ

The area in which Union is located today was originally inhabited by the Lenape Indians, with German immigrants arriving to the area and establishing settlements in 1851. Union was officially incorporated as a city in 1925 when the town of Union and the township of West Hoboken joined together.

According to the city website, Union's population has been diverse since the beginning, and the wide variety of cultures can be seen in the stores and restaurants that stretch along Bergenline Avenue. City-Data information indicated that as of March 2012, the cost of living in Union was assigned a value of 118.2 points, which is 18.2 percent higher than the national average of 100 points. While the cost of living is slightly pricier than the norm, residents enjoy an extensive offering of houses of worship, stunning historic architecture, numerous parks and recreation facilities, and top-notch schools.

Union Attractions and Special Events

Visitors and those living in Union apartments have a wide variety of city attractions to enjoy. Firefighters' Memorial Park is a popular spot for recreation, and it includes an Olympic-sized swimming pool. For outdoor recreation in the warm summer months, many families head to Juan Pablo Duarte Park, which features a large wading pool and playground for the youngsters.

Residents also enjoy numerous community events year round, including Union City's Multi-Arts Festival and Cuban Day Parade.

Rent.com® can help you get settled in an Union apartment. Look through our rental listings and find the perfect home for your needs.

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Union, NJ 07083

From $2360

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Union, NJ (Battle Hill)

(7)

From $2360

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
13

Union, NJ 07083

From $2181

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Union, NJ (Elmora)


From $2181

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
14

Union, NJ 07083

From $1820

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Union, NJ (Elmora)


From $1820

1-2 Beds1 Bath
24

Union, NJ 07083

$1650 - $2370

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Union, NJ (Battle Hill)


$1650 - $2370

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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South Orange, NJ 07079

From $1823

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

South Orange, NJ (Academy Heights, South Orange)

(54)

From $1823

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
27

Roselle, NJ 07203

From $2025

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Roselle, NJ (Roselle)


From $2025

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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94

Bloomfield, NJ 07003

$1600 - $3785

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Bloomfield, NJ (East Orange, Presidential Estates)

(94)

$1600 - $3785

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
17

Montclair, NJ 07042

From $2320

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Montclair, NJ (Montclair)

(17)

From $2320

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
10

Avenel, NJ 07001

From $1845

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

73

Chatham, NJ 07928

$1919 - $4473

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Chatham, NJ (Chatham)

(73)

$1919 - $4473

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Jersey City, NJ 07304

From $1420

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths

Jersey City, NJ (Bergen - Lafayette)


From $1420

Studio-3 Beds1-3 Baths

Fords, NJ 08863

$1525 - $1975

1-2 Beds1 Bath

Clifton, NJ 07011

$1040 - $1705

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

Clifton, NJ (Allwood, Clifton)


$1040 - $1705

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
31

Pine Brook, NJ 07058

From $1755

1-2 Beds1 Bath

27

Jersey City, NJ 07302

From $2269

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Jersey City, NJ (The Waterfront)


From $2269

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
31

Jersey City, NJ 07302

$2695 - $2980

Studio-1 Bed1 Bath

Jersey City, NJ (The Waterfront)


$2695 - $2980

Studio-1 Bed1 Bath
41

Metuchen, NJ 08840

$2125 - $3160

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

10

Hoboken, NJ 07030

From $2700

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Hoboken, NJ (Hoboken, Northwest Hoboken)


From $2700

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths