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Average Rent in Union, NJ

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Union 1 Bed - $2,406+2%
Union 2 Beds - $2,9250%
Last updated 6/23/2024

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Affordability

Last updated 6/23/2024

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

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Average rent in Union, NJ

In Union, NJ, as of 2024, the average rent for apartments ranges from $2,406 to $2,925. For those seeking a 1-bedroom apartments, the average rent is $2,406. And for a 2-bedroom apartment, renters can expect to pay an average of $2,925.

Annual Rent Change Over the Past 12 Months

1 Bed

+2%

Changed from $2,359 to $2,406
2 Beds

0%

Changed from $2,925 to $2,925
Last updated 6/23/2024

Compare Other Cities

CityStudio Avg RentAnnual Change
New York$4,010-6%
Hoboken$3,470+74%
Jersey City$3,449-3%
Long Island City$3,322--
Brooklyn$3,313-10%
Weehawken$3,212-1%
Newark$2,6850%
Maplewood$2,432+10%
Stamford$1,928-4%
Queens$1,800+9%
Montclair$1,650+2%
Bronx$1,517-37%
City1 Bed Avg RentAnnual Change
New York$5,097-5%
Brooklyn$4,456+6%
Long Island City$4,269--
Jersey City$3,792-1%
Weehawken$3,703-5%
Hoboken$3,610+5%
Newark$2,542-5%
Stamford$2,516-2%
Queens$2,400+20%
Maplewood$2,305-7%
Montclair$2,249+5%
Bronx$1,767-31%
City2 Beds Avg RentAnnual Change
New York$6,992-8%
Long Island City$6,503--
Brooklyn$6,169+116%
Weehawken$5,826+2%
Jersey City$4,862-1%
Hoboken$4,469+5%
Stamford$3,300-4%
Maplewood$3,097+6%
Queens$2,800+12%
Montclair$2,575+7%
Newark$2,1000%
Bronx$2,0170%

Transportation

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 8080

Walk Score®

Percentage: 5656

Bike Score®

Percentage: 3535

Transit Score®

Area Amenities

Top Score

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Union.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 65% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. Significantly more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Union is running dry.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 40% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 29% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 75% fewer gyms than average
  3. 11% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Union could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 51% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 54% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 49% fewer gas stations than average
  3. A standard number of gas stations compared to areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 82% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 29% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Better stock your pantry because the restaurant scene is paltry.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 65% fewer restaurants than average
  3. A standard number of restaurants compared to areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 100% fewer parks than average
  3. 100% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is great for recovering shopaholics - a low retail score.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 100% fewer shops than average
  3. 100% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 100% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 100% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The lack of medical care round here is a little hard to swallow

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Schools

Top Schools in Union

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About

Union, NJ

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.

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