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Union County is one of the New Jersey's county in U.S. state. According to the 2010 United States Census, the population of the state's seventh-most populous county as described in the 2000 Census, 13,958 to 522,541 (2.7%), an increase of 536,499. It's part of the New York metropolitan area. Bureau of Economic Analysis 2009, the county rank 119th is the highest per capita income of the county of all 3,113 counties in the United States (and the eighth largest in New Jersey). Obstinate by the Union County by Forbes.com study pays property tax is the second highest of all counties in the country. In 1857, Union County, New Jersey became the last county to be created. Contemptuous the county borders were especially the purchase of the original 1664 Elizabethtown, similar to the first English settlement. County of Elizabeth City, and the newly formed Springfield, Westfield, Rahway, Union, New Providence, and once the Essex County is part of the Plainfield, in the Town.

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      Union County Demographics
Union County Total Population is 536,000
Union County Male Population is 265,000
Union County Female Population is 271,000
Union County White Non-Hispanic Alone Population is 48.1%
Union County Black Non-Hispanic Alone Population is 20.8%
Union County Hispanic or Latino Population is 24.9%
Union County Two or more races Population is 0.8%
Union County Asian alone Population is 4.4%
Union County Some other race alone population is 0.8%

      Union County Education
Kean University is a coeducational university in the area and it is a public research university situated in New Jersey, United States. Kean University New state graduation from high school, liberal arts, sciences, and professions with a dedication to intellectual and cultural development, and the best in students and education in the Humanities and Social Sciences is known for its programs in the year, and Jersey. Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Union County College, Kean University has a physical therapy, known as the Union of the county, state, county colleges, a network over 19 community colleges for two years. Union County College was founded in 1933, and Cranford, Elizabeth, Plainfield and Scotch Plains campuses in the County throughout the site. The Union County Public Schools (UCPS) Community creativity, self-management, and through active participation in lifelong learning enhances an environment that promotes student success.

      Union County History
In the 15th to 17th centuries, the Dutch and the English arrived in the area - then (the Europeans called them, or Delaware tribe) Lenny Lenapi Indians occupied because of its excellent easily accessible by sea. They are its natural beauty, fertile fields and vast abundance of natural resources, and the personal freedom of a proposal for the development of the first colonial settlements. Advances in the area of migration routes and a few centuries helped later, became the main roads of the Indian Trails of criss - cross-network. Purchase of the historic Elizabethtown 1664 In - Lenny Lanapi Raritan an immense tract of land that extends from the Passaic Rivers, a group of English settlers, given the title, and for more than thirty miles to the west. The first permanent settlement in New Jersey led to the acquisition of English. Along the Elizabeth River near Elizabethtown is currently established in the Union County Government. In General Assembly meeting in Elizabethtown the East Jersey was divided into four counties in 1683 they are Bergen, Essex, Middlesex and Monmouth. Plainfield creation in 1847 of a new movement in the southern towns of the county to create requirements, Essex County from the break-up surfaced. Union County was officially established in March 19, 1857 by the state legislature. This last is the creation of New Jersey's counties. Its 21st counties in New Jersey (Hudson County more than just big) and the second smallest and the most densely populated with its half-million residents. County seat was lost in the shadow of Newark and Elizabethtown achieved its historical and economic importance. Seven original municipalities have developed industrial base and transportation infrastructure, they are divided, and we know them today, the Union County municipalities, who joined as a result of the creation of new townships.

      Union County Tourism
Union County has number of wonderful attractive places. The Union County Board of Freeholders chooses to market our tourist attractions in Union County Tourism Master Plan completed in county. Union County's tourism master plan and build for the details that define a structured tourism industry. Sections of the report detailing the recommendations and implementation plan, and the original will be maintained. Under the new Union County Tourism Master Plan, a tourism coordinator for the arts and historical destinations in the show, and will focus on the promotion of other tourist attractions. The Union County has a large number of historic houses, parks, and arts organizations. Tourism is the largest industry in New Jersey. New Jersey Governor's Conference Tourism on 2007 according to a new report, approximately 71.1 million visitors is visit the county. Tourism development has already occurred in Union County. Other popular destinations for domestic and international visitors tour a proven track record in attracting of the Jersey Gardens Mall. There are many other sites that attract attention from the tourism project. Union County Park System Olmsted design, and is a center for entertainment and is a remarkable example of ecotourism opportunities.

      Union County Transportation
County rail, air, roads and ports served by various transportation modes in Union County. The main roads that traverse county New Jersey Turnpike (Interstate 95), the Garden State Parkway, Interstate 78, Interstate 278, U.S. Route 1, U.S. Route 9, U.S. Route 22 and the Goethals Bridge. Passenger rail service is the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line, Raritan Valley Line, Morristown Line and Gladstone Branch of the offer by the New Jersey Transit. Freight service is provided on Conrail's Lehigh Line and the Chemical Coast Branch. Newark Liberty International Airport is the southern part of the county within the Union, Elizabeth. In 1978, the Department of Human Services and the County of Union on Aging of the Department of City and County, elderly people with disabilities, and economically disadvantaged citizens dedicated to the countywide transportation system that operates with the murder. Union County Para transit System services; either because of physical or social economic status of the population is inefficient to make full use of the transport services. The system is designed to address these problems and to provide the necessary transportation services.

      Union County Museums
Boxwood Hall
Carter House
Drake House Museum
Liberty Hall Museum
Merchants and Drovers Tavern Museum
Miller-Cory House
Trailside Nature & Science Center
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey

      Union County Parks
Ash Brook Reservation
Black Brook Park
Brian Park
Brookside Park
Cedar Brook Park
Echo Lake Park
Elizabeth River Park
Green Brook Park
Hidden Valley Park
Lenape Park
Madison Aenue Park
Mattano Park
McConnell Park
Milton Lake Park
Nomahagen Park
Oak Ridge Park
Passaic River Park
Phil Rizzuto Park
Ponderosa Farm Park
Rahway River Park
Rahway River Parkway
Tamaques Park
Unami Park
Warinanco Park

      Union County Religious
Union County Percent Religious Population is 66.16%
Union County Catholic Population is 47.15%
Union County LDS Population is 0.47%
Union County Baptist Population is 3.21%
Union County Episcopalian Population is 1.26%
Union County Pentecostal Population is 1.38%
Union County Lutheran Population is 0.75%
Union County Methodist Population is 1.28%
Union County Presbyterian Population is 1.91%
Union County Other Christian Population is 4.07%
Union County Jewish Population is 2.61%
Union County Eastern Population is 0.11%
Union County Islam Population is 1.96%

      Union County Neighboring Counties
Essex County
Hudson County
Middlesex County
Morris County
Somerset County

      Union County Boroughs
Fanwood Borough Population is 7,000
Garwood Borough Population is 4,000
Kenilworth Borough Population is 8,000
Mountainside Borough Population is 6,000
New Providence Borough Population is 12,000
Roselle Park Borough Population is 13,000
Roselle Borough Population is 21,000

      Union County Government
Chosen Freeholders is a nine-member Board governed to Union County. These members of the pre-election each year on a staggered basis with three seats, the largest elected to serve for three years. The Board sets policies for the County's operation. Actual daily operation of departments is under the supervision of an appointed county manager. The County Freeholders are managing the legislative and executive functions. Their legislative role, they design and adopt the budget and set county policies and procedures. Their executive role, they oversee county spending and performance. Works on various committees and boards as part of their duties to each of the Freeholders. The Committee has serves county Economic Development, Parks and Recreation Board, the libraries of the Committee, and the Policy Committee.

      Union County Geography
According to the 2010 census, the County total area of 105.40 square miles 102.86 square miles (266.4 km 2) (or 97.59%) is land and 2.55 square miles (6.6 km 2) (or earning 2.42%), it's, (273.0 km 2), water area. County of Union is very flat and low-lying. Watchung Mountains in the northwest corner of the county beyond just appears to be no relief. Where the highest elevation is about 560 feet (171 m) above the two regions appear in Berkeley Heights. The lowest elevation is sea level along the east coast. Union County, NJ, 48 inches of rain per year and receives. An average of 37 in the U.S. 26 inches of snow per year.

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