Residents who work in New York City have an easy commute.
Passenger rail service is provide by New Jersey Transit via the Northeast Corridor, North Jersey Coast Line, Raritan Valley Line, the Morristown Line and the Gladstone Branch. NJ Transit provides bus service to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, as well as service to major cities in New Jersey and within Union County. The Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal is part of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The southern portion of Newark Airport is located in Elizabeth, within Union County.
Residents of Union county enjoy a wide variety of shopping centers and one of the oldest farmers markets in the area.
Median Real Estate Taxes paid in 2010 – $7,443.
Real estate is booming in Union county, because it is a great place to live and work.