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Estuary
1600 Harbor Blvd
Union City, NJ
Studio
$2,056
545 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,580
827 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,055
1178 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 03:27 AM
Located on Lincoln Harbor and only minutes away from everything the Hudson River has to offer, this green community features a putting green, courtyard and concierge service. Units have hardwood flooring and walk-in closets.
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1500 Harbor
1500 Harbor Boulevard
Union City, NJ
Studio
$2,460
590 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,915
769 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,255
1088 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 03:27 AM
Welcome to Harbor 1500. A brand new collection of luxury apartments designed to deliver a waterfront lifestyle experience like no other.
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The Union at Lyndhurst
1301 Wall St W
Union City, NJ
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,731
870 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,214
1160 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 03:26 AM
Luxury apartments close to Lyndhurst Town Park with easy access to bus and trains to NYC. Resident lounge with billiards, fitness center, heated outdoor pool! W/D in unit, spacious floor plans and private patio/ balcony.
1 Unit Available
125 43rd Street
125 43rd St
Union City, NJ | Union City
Studio
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2 Bedrooms
$2,550
956 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:42 AM
Location ! Location ! Near Lincoln Tunnel .Walking distance to Bus NYC . Great Area ! walk to restaurant, supermarket . Contact us to schedule a showing.
1 Unit Available
809 22nd Street
809 22nd St
Union City, NJ | Union City
2 Bedrooms
$2,375
1000 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:42 AM
This is a gorgeous building locate on the center of union city with access to NJ Turnpike and bus to NYC. Contact us to schedule a showing.
1 Unit Available
902 22ND ST
902 22nd Street
Union City, NJ | Union City
2 Bedrooms
$1,990
900 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:05 AM
Stunning 2 bedroom with 1bath apartment located in the heart of Union City. Features all stainless steel appliances including microwave, gas range, dishwasher. Brand new kitchen, bathroom, floors, freshly painted and new rug.
1 Unit Available
123 44TH ST
123 44th St
Union City, NJ | Union City
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,545
1041 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated November 25 at 04:05 AM
No Broker Fee. Located on the 2nd floor, residence 204 is a bright, corner unit facing south with a large 15' x 33' terrace! This apartment features 2 generously proportioned bedrooms on either side of the main living space.
1 Unit Available
4301 PARK AVE
4301 Park Ave
Union City, NJ | Union City
2 Bedrooms
$2,550
1171 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:05 AM
***NO FEE **** One of a kind - over 1100 sqft of a 2 bedroom condo with a private outdoor space! This condo offers all that you can ask - hardwood floors, new kitchen and appliances, split plan, bathroom en suite, custom closets, private outdoor
1 Unit Available
100 MANHATTAN AVE
100 Manhattan Avenue
Union City, NJ | Union City
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,700
1043 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated November 25 at 04:05 AM
Beautiful 2 Bedroom, 2 Full Baths rental with Wrap around views of NYC, Hudson River and Park. Corner unit with private balcony.
1 Unit Available
117 20TH ST
117 20th St
Union City, NJ | Union City
3 Bedrooms
$2,600
Last updated November 25 at 04:05 AM
Amazing 3 bedroom 1 bath apartment with one car parking and a large terrace. The view is incredible, overlooking the Weehawken reservoir, which is open to the public as a walking trail with NYC views.
1 Unit Available
1112 SUMMIT AVE
1112 Summit Avenue
Union City, NJ | Union City
4 Bedrooms
$2,750
Last updated November 25 at 04:05 AM
Beautiful gut renovated 4 bed 2 full bathroom apartment in the heart of Union City. Bus stop right outside front door. This unit features new flooring, custom kitchen, vey high ceilings and exposed brick.
1 Unit Available
917 17TH ST
917 17th Street
Union City, NJ | Union City
3 Bedrooms
$3,000
Last updated November 25 at 04:05 AM
Spacious 3 bedroom with 2 baths, living room, dining room and kitchen. Washer and Dryer included. 2 car parking and use of the backyard. Landlord requires one month security deposit
1 Unit Available
603 13TH ST
603 13th Street
Union City, NJ | Union City
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,950
Last updated November 25 at 04:05 AM
Welcome home to this beautiful second-floor unit in a 3 family home. This apartment features 2 very spacious bedrooms. Location is very convenient to the bus into NYC with Bergenline Ave only 1 block away.
1 Unit Available
620 38TH ST
620 38th St
Union City, NJ | Union City
2 Bedrooms
$2,200
927 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:05 AM
Don't miss out on this gorgeous 2 Bedroom/2 Bath unit located in the gated community of Park City Arms. The unit boasts an open layout with Brazilian cherry hardwood floors, high ceilings and tons of natural light with breathtaking sunsets.
1 Unit Available
510 45TH ST
510 45th St
Union City, NJ | Union City
2 Bedrooms
$2,078
1134 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:05 AM
Advertised rent is net effective after incentive base on $2,200. 18 MONTHS LEASE. Luxury 2 bed 2 bath bath apartment, very spacious master bedroom with walk-in closet. Gas fireplace! Gourmet kitchen with granite counter.
1 Unit Available
117 19TH ST
117 19th Street
Union City, NJ | Union City
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$2,750
Last updated November 25 at 04:05 AM
Beautiful 3 bedroom apartment in Union City. Great location between Mountain Road and Palisade Ave. Hardwood floor, newer appliances, washer/dryer in the basement. Lots of light and very large space. A great share.
1 Unit Available
309 21ST ST
309 21st Street
Union City, NJ | Union City
3 Bedrooms
$2,700
1550 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:05 AM
Tastefully renovated Victorian home in amazing location with views of NYC from your windows.
1 Unit Available
2506 WEST ST
2506 West Street
Union City, NJ | Union City
Studio
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3 Bedrooms
$1,975
1000 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:05 AM
Spacious 3 bedroom first floor apartment for rent. Very clean and meticulously maintained. Perfect for commuters with close proximity to all public transpiration going to NYC. Great location, 2 blocks away from JKF BLVD West.
1 Unit Available
3611 PARK AVE
3611 Park Ave
Union City, NJ | Union City
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,400
1000 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:05 AM
NO FEE ON 18 MONTH LEASE... Welcome to the jade on park ave, this unit has lots of natural light with a spacious open plan livingroom & kitchen, the kitchen has modern cabinetry, stainless steel appliances & granite countertop.
1 Unit Available
1612 WEST ST
1612 West Street
Union City, NJ | Union City
1 Bedroom
$1,600
600 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:05 AM
!! UNION CITY, NJ !! ONE BEDROOM APARTMENT WITH FURNISHINGS WITH MODERN / UPGRADED FEATURES. THIS TWO FAMILY HOME WAS COMPLETELY RENOVATED AND IS LOCATED IN THE HEART OF UNION CITY.
1 Unit Available
508 2ND ST
508 2nd St
Union City, NJ | Union City
2 Bedrooms
$2,495
1342 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:05 AM
NO BROKER FEE! Almost too good to be true, Spacious Loft-style 2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom, featuring Walk-in closets, shiny Oak hardwood floors, 13' ceilings, chef's kitchen w/ 42" crown-molded Cherry Cabinets, Stainless Steel appliances, dishwasher,
1 Unit Available
320 14TH ST
320 14th Street
Union City, NJ | Union City
2 Bedrooms
$1,700
4 Bedrooms
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Last updated November 25 at 04:05 AM
Location great for easy commute. 2 Bedroom on second floor of 2 family home. Hardwood floors with 2 bedrooms possible 3rd or office eat in kitchen, full bath.
1 Unit Available
618 18TH ST
618 18th Street
Union City, NJ | Union City
3 Bedrooms
$2,425
900 sqft
Last updated November 25 at 04:05 AM
astonishing loft style apartment in desirable section of union city, owner made sure to customize this apartment to its best taste. Every single section has been customized uniquely for the next tenant. It offers a 3 bedrooms, and 2 full bathrooms.
1 Unit Available
306 5TH ST
306 5th Street
Union City, NJ | Union City
2 Bedrooms
$1,900
Last updated November 25 at 04:05 AM
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Apartment Rentals in Union City start at $1,250/month.
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Union City. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Kean University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Essex County College, Hudson County Community College, and New Jersey City University.
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Union City. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Kean University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Essex County College, Hudson County Community College, and New Jersey City University.

City Guide

Union City
Union City, New Jersey, is known as the "Embroidery Capital of the United States" and "Havana on the Hudson," which stems directly from the city's history.e
Union City, New Jersey, is known as the "Embroidery Capital of the United States" and "Havana on the Hudson," which stems directly from the city's history.e

Home to more than 66,400 people, Union City, in Hudson County, is one of the most densely populated cities in the country. In fact, that density is more than 51,810 people per square mile. Why do so many people find homes for rent and to buy here? Aside from its rich history, the city has a long-running Park Performing Arts Center and the once largest Roman Catholic Church known as the Monastery and Church of Saint Michael the Archangel. There are two Carnegie Libraries here, founded by Andrew Carnegie and a monument to Cuban-American salsa dancer Celia Cruz. Aside from all of this, Union City is a large, modern city with ample residential and commercial properties available throughout it.

Renting in Union City

One of the most interesting facts about this city is just how rent-heavy it is. That is, nearly 71 percent of all of the households in the city, including homes, apartments, condos and duplexes, are rentals. At any given time, about 8 percent of the households here are unoccupied. That provides a clear picture as to just how many properties for rent there are in the area.

If you hope to find an apartment to rent or a rent to own home in Union City, you will likely need to have a good credit score and at least one month's security deposit. In addition to this, having some rental history can help. However, keep in mind that most of the area is rental and that means there's a lot of competition for good renters. If you have a solid income and good credit, be sure to negotiate for a lower payment or better terms. You may even find that all utilities paid apartment in Union City that you're after.

Renting in Union City
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One of the most interesting facts about this city is just how rent-heavy it is. That is, nearly 71 percent of all of the households in the city, including homes, apartments, condos and duplexes, are rentals. At any given time, about 8 percent of the households here are unoccupied. That provides a clear picture as to just how many properties for rent there are in the area.

If you hope to find an apartment to rent or a rent to own home in Union City, you will likely need to have a good credit score and at least one month's security deposit. In addition to this, having some rental history can help. However, keep in mind that most of the area is rental and that means there's a lot of competition for good renters. If you have a solid income and good credit, be sure to negotiate for a lower payment or better terms. You may even find that all utilities paid apartment in Union City that you're after.

Neighborhoods in Union City

As a large city, Union City is home to a range of different neighborhoods. Nearly all of the schools here are spread out. Most of the neighborhoods have small strip malls with grocery stores and banks as well. However, what's in the neighborhoods differs significantly from one location to the next. Below are some of the most ideal communities to find an apartment to rent in Union City.

City Center: This moderately sized area runs long Route 680 and 684. It's a densely populated area with limited shopping. It has mostly single-family homes, although it's also home to various duplexes for rent, as well as apartments.$$$$$

Bergenline Avenue: This neighborhood is also a small component of the city. It has Elsworth Park, which is a small, family-friendly park. This neighborhood offers various rental options, although it's mostly filled with single-family homes.$$$$

16th Street: Known mostly for its location just off New York Avenue, 16th is a moderately priced housing area. It's home to the 17th Street Playground and Colin Powell Elementary School. There is a strong sense of community located here.$$$$$

32nd Street: Also near Bergenline Avenue, the 32nd Street neighborhood is a welcoming place with apartments for rent, as well as some homes for rent. This neighborhood has good access to the surrounding area since it's located near 30th Street.$$$$

Summit: Just a few streets big, from John F Kennedy Blvd. to Paterson Plank Rd, this neighborhood has little to no commercial businesses. It's almost all single-family homes with moderately sized lots. Some are homes for rent, and you may find duplexes for rent as well. This area may be ideal for those people looking for a larger home to live in, but it mostly remains moderately priced for the area.$$$

Kennedy: Kennedy is much of the same. This is a predominantly residential area with a few strip malls and small shops located throughout it. St. Joseph's and Michael is located near this area. The 11th Street Playground is also nearby, which is a good location for its walking trails and kids playground. Most of the homes here are single-family homes for rent or ownership. Use an apartment locator to track down any available apartments in this area.$$$

28th Street: Located toward the center of town, with Route 495 and 30th Street running through it, is the 28th Street neighborhood. This area is a combination of retail, small businesses, larger grocers and some single-family homes and apartments. You'll find most of your big box stores in this area.$$$

18th Street: This is asimple area without any real commercial aspects to it, located just off Palisade Avenue. Right across the street is the Hackensack Reservoir Number Two, which creates a landmark in the city. This area is mostly single-family homes, and you'll find a house to rent here most of the time. It's also home to some of the larger lots in the community of Union City.$$$

Kennedy and 39th Street: This neighborhood is significantly larger. It runs from John F Kennedy through to Park Ave (no, not the Park Avenue). The Pathmark Super Center is nearby, as is Park Avenue's small park. The rest of the area is mainly traditional homes and moderately sized lots. You may find a home to rent here, as well as an apartment to rent.$$$

Mountain Road: This neighborhood is less congested in terms of how many people live within it. There are a few high-rise apartments here, but most of this area is single-family homes. It's a subdivision area with larger lots.$$

Neighborhoods in Union City
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As a large city, Union City is home to a range of different neighborhoods. Nearly all of the schools here are spread out. Most of the neighborhoods have small strip malls with grocery stores and banks as well. However, what's in the neighborhoods differs significantly from one location to the next. Below are some of the most ideal communities to find an apartment to rent in Union City.

City Center: This moderately sized area runs long Route 680 and 684. It's a densely populated area with limited shopping. It has mostly single-family homes, although it's also home to various duplexes for rent, as well as apartments.$$$$$

Bergenline Avenue: This neighborhood is also a small component of the city. It has Elsworth Park, which is a small, family-friendly park. This neighborhood offers various rental options, although it's mostly filled with single-family homes.$$$$

16th Street: Known mostly for its location just off New York Avenue, 16th is a moderately priced housing area. It's home to the 17th Street Playground and Colin Powell Elementary School. There is a strong sense of community located here.$$$$$

32nd Street: Also near Bergenline Avenue, the 32nd Street neighborhood is a welcoming place with apartments for rent, as well as some homes for rent. This neighborhood has good access to the surrounding area since it's located near 30th Street.$$$$

Summit: Just a few streets big, from John F Kennedy Blvd. to Paterson Plank Rd, this neighborhood has little to no commercial businesses. It's almost all single-family homes with moderately sized lots. Some are homes for rent, and you may find duplexes for rent as well. This area may be ideal for those people looking for a larger home to live in, but it mostly remains moderately priced for the area.$$$

Kennedy: Kennedy is much of the same. This is a predominantly residential area with a few strip malls and small shops located throughout it. St. Joseph's and Michael is located near this area. The 11th Street Playground is also nearby, which is a good location for its walking trails and kids playground. Most of the homes here are single-family homes for rent or ownership. Use an apartment locator to track down any available apartments in this area.$$$

28th Street: Located toward the center of town, with Route 495 and 30th Street running through it, is the 28th Street neighborhood. This area is a combination of retail, small businesses, larger grocers and some single-family homes and apartments. You'll find most of your big box stores in this area.$$$

18th Street: This is asimple area without any real commercial aspects to it, located just off Palisade Avenue. Right across the street is the Hackensack Reservoir Number Two, which creates a landmark in the city. This area is mostly single-family homes, and you'll find a house to rent here most of the time. It's also home to some of the larger lots in the community of Union City.$$$

Kennedy and 39th Street: This neighborhood is significantly larger. It runs from John F Kennedy through to Park Ave (no, not the Park Avenue). The Pathmark Super Center is nearby, as is Park Avenue's small park. The rest of the area is mainly traditional homes and moderately sized lots. You may find a home to rent here, as well as an apartment to rent.$$$

Mountain Road: This neighborhood is less congested in terms of how many people live within it. There are a few high-rise apartments here, but most of this area is single-family homes. It's a subdivision area with larger lots.$$

Living in Union City

Now that you know a bit about the neighborhoods, consider what living here is like for many of the people. There's no doubt that there are traffic jams and packed grocery stores most days of the week, but with a high density population in a small area, that's going to happen. The city has a median household income of about $41,300. About 50 percent of the households are married couples, and about 35 percent of the households have kids in them. Many people commute to work, which takes about 25 minutes on average. About 82 percent of people living in this area are white collar workers. Nearby cities, such as Guttenberg, Hoboken, and West New York, tend to have some jobs available to individuals in this area, too.

Living in Union City
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Now that you know a bit about the neighborhoods, consider what living here is like for many of the people. There's no doubt that there are traffic jams and packed grocery stores most days of the week, but with a high density population in a small area, that's going to happen. The city has a median household income of about $41,300. About 50 percent of the households are married couples, and about 35 percent of the households have kids in them. Many people commute to work, which takes about 25 minutes on average. About 82 percent of people living in this area are white collar workers. Nearby cities, such as Guttenberg, Hoboken, and West New York, tend to have some jobs available to individuals in this area, too.

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City Guide

Union City
Union City, New Jersey, is known as the "Embroidery Capital of the United States" and "Havana on the Hudson," which stems directly from the city's history.e
Union City, New Jersey, is known as the "Embroidery Capital of the United States" and "Havana on the Hudson," which stems directly from the city's history.e

Home to more than 66,400 people, Union City, in Hudson County, is one of the most densely populated cities in the country. In fact, that density is more than 51,810 people per square mile. Why do so many people find homes for rent and to buy here? Aside from its rich history, the city has a long-running Park Performing Arts Center and the once largest Roman Catholic Church known as the Monastery and Church of Saint Michael the Archangel. There are two Carnegie Libraries here, founded by Andrew Carnegie and a monument to Cuban-American salsa dancer Celia Cruz. Aside from all of this, Union City is a large, modern city with ample residential and commercial properties available throughout it.

Renting in Union City

One of the most interesting facts about this city is just how rent-heavy it is. That is, nearly 71 percent of all of the households in the city, including homes, apartments, condos and duplexes, are rentals. At any given time, about 8 percent of the households here are unoccupied. That provides a clear picture as to just how many properties for rent there are in the area.

If you hope to find an apartment to rent or a rent to own home in Union City, you will likely need to have a good credit score and at least one month's security deposit. In addition to this, having some rental history can help. However, keep in mind that most of the area is rental and that means there's a lot of competition for good renters. If you have a solid income and good credit, be sure to negotiate for a lower payment or better terms. You may even find that all utilities paid apartment in Union City that you're after.

Renting in Union City
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One of the most interesting facts about this city is just how rent-heavy it is. That is, nearly 71 percent of all of the households in the city, including homes, apartments, condos and duplexes, are rentals. At any given time, about 8 percent of the households here are unoccupied. That provides a clear picture as to just how many properties for rent there are in the area.

If you hope to find an apartment to rent or a rent to own home in Union City, you will likely need to have a good credit score and at least one month's security deposit. In addition to this, having some rental history can help. However, keep in mind that most of the area is rental and that means there's a lot of competition for good renters. If you have a solid income and good credit, be sure to negotiate for a lower payment or better terms. You may even find that all utilities paid apartment in Union City that you're after.

Neighborhoods in Union City

As a large city, Union City is home to a range of different neighborhoods. Nearly all of the schools here are spread out. Most of the neighborhoods have small strip malls with grocery stores and banks as well. However, what's in the neighborhoods differs significantly from one location to the next. Below are some of the most ideal communities to find an apartment to rent in Union City.

City Center: This moderately sized area runs long Route 680 and 684. It's a densely populated area with limited shopping. It has mostly single-family homes, although it's also home to various duplexes for rent, as well as apartments.$$$$$

Bergenline Avenue: This neighborhood is also a small component of the city. It has Elsworth Park, which is a small, family-friendly park. This neighborhood offers various rental options, although it's mostly filled with single-family homes.$$$$

16th Street: Known mostly for its location just off New York Avenue, 16th is a moderately priced housing area. It's home to the 17th Street Playground and Colin Powell Elementary School. There is a strong sense of community located here.$$$$$

32nd Street: Also near Bergenline Avenue, the 32nd Street neighborhood is a welcoming place with apartments for rent, as well as some homes for rent. This neighborhood has good access to the surrounding area since it's located near 30th Street.$$$$

Summit: Just a few streets big, from John F Kennedy Blvd. to Paterson Plank Rd, this neighborhood has little to no commercial businesses. It's almost all single-family homes with moderately sized lots. Some are homes for rent, and you may find duplexes for rent as well. This area may be ideal for those people looking for a larger home to live in, but it mostly remains moderately priced for the area.$$$

Kennedy: Kennedy is much of the same. This is a predominantly residential area with a few strip malls and small shops located throughout it. St. Joseph's and Michael is located near this area. The 11th Street Playground is also nearby, which is a good location for its walking trails and kids playground. Most of the homes here are single-family homes for rent or ownership. Use an apartment locator to track down any available apartments in this area.$$$

28th Street: Located toward the center of town, with Route 495 and 30th Street running through it, is the 28th Street neighborhood. This area is a combination of retail, small businesses, larger grocers and some single-family homes and apartments. You'll find most of your big box stores in this area.$$$

18th Street: This is asimple area without any real commercial aspects to it, located just off Palisade Avenue. Right across the street is the Hackensack Reservoir Number Two, which creates a landmark in the city. This area is mostly single-family homes, and you'll find a house to rent here most of the time. It's also home to some of the larger lots in the community of Union City.$$$

Kennedy and 39th Street: This neighborhood is significantly larger. It runs from John F Kennedy through to Park Ave (no, not the Park Avenue). The Pathmark Super Center is nearby, as is Park Avenue's small park. The rest of the area is mainly traditional homes and moderately sized lots. You may find a home to rent here, as well as an apartment to rent.$$$

Mountain Road: This neighborhood is less congested in terms of how many people live within it. There are a few high-rise apartments here, but most of this area is single-family homes. It's a subdivision area with larger lots.$$

Neighborhoods in Union City
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As a large city, Union City is home to a range of different neighborhoods. Nearly all of the schools here are spread out. Most of the neighborhoods have small strip malls with grocery stores and banks as well. However, what's in the neighborhoods differs significantly from one location to the next. Below are some of the most ideal communities to find an apartment to rent in Union City.

City Center: This moderately sized area runs long Route 680 and 684. It's a densely populated area with limited shopping. It has mostly single-family homes, although it's also home to various duplexes for rent, as well as apartments.$$$$$

Bergenline Avenue: This neighborhood is also a small component of the city. It has Elsworth Park, which is a small, family-friendly park. This neighborhood offers various rental options, although it's mostly filled with single-family homes.$$$$

16th Street: Known mostly for its location just off New York Avenue, 16th is a moderately priced housing area. It's home to the 17th Street Playground and Colin Powell Elementary School. There is a strong sense of community located here.$$$$$

32nd Street: Also near Bergenline Avenue, the 32nd Street neighborhood is a welcoming place with apartments for rent, as well as some homes for rent. This neighborhood has good access to the surrounding area since it's located near 30th Street.$$$$

Summit: Just a few streets big, from John F Kennedy Blvd. to Paterson Plank Rd, this neighborhood has little to no commercial businesses. It's almost all single-family homes with moderately sized lots. Some are homes for rent, and you may find duplexes for rent as well. This area may be ideal for those people looking for a larger home to live in, but it mostly remains moderately priced for the area.$$$

Kennedy: Kennedy is much of the same. This is a predominantly residential area with a few strip malls and small shops located throughout it. St. Joseph's and Michael is located near this area. The 11th Street Playground is also nearby, which is a good location for its walking trails and kids playground. Most of the homes here are single-family homes for rent or ownership. Use an apartment locator to track down any available apartments in this area.$$$

28th Street: Located toward the center of town, with Route 495 and 30th Street running through it, is the 28th Street neighborhood. This area is a combination of retail, small businesses, larger grocers and some single-family homes and apartments. You'll find most of your big box stores in this area.$$$

18th Street: This is asimple area without any real commercial aspects to it, located just off Palisade Avenue. Right across the street is the Hackensack Reservoir Number Two, which creates a landmark in the city. This area is mostly single-family homes, and you'll find a house to rent here most of the time. It's also home to some of the larger lots in the community of Union City.$$$

Kennedy and 39th Street: This neighborhood is significantly larger. It runs from John F Kennedy through to Park Ave (no, not the Park Avenue). The Pathmark Super Center is nearby, as is Park Avenue's small park. The rest of the area is mainly traditional homes and moderately sized lots. You may find a home to rent here, as well as an apartment to rent.$$$

Mountain Road: This neighborhood is less congested in terms of how many people live within it. There are a few high-rise apartments here, but most of this area is single-family homes. It's a subdivision area with larger lots.$$

Living in Union City

Now that you know a bit about the neighborhoods, consider what living here is like for many of the people. There's no doubt that there are traffic jams and packed grocery stores most days of the week, but with a high density population in a small area, that's going to happen. The city has a median household income of about $41,300. About 50 percent of the households are married couples, and about 35 percent of the households have kids in them. Many people commute to work, which takes about 25 minutes on average. About 82 percent of people living in this area are white collar workers. Nearby cities, such as Guttenberg, Hoboken, and West New York, tend to have some jobs available to individuals in this area, too.

Living in Union City
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Now that you know a bit about the neighborhoods, consider what living here is like for many of the people. There's no doubt that there are traffic jams and packed grocery stores most days of the week, but with a high density population in a small area, that's going to happen. The city has a median household income of about $41,300. About 50 percent of the households are married couples, and about 35 percent of the households have kids in them. Many people commute to work, which takes about 25 minutes on average. About 82 percent of people living in this area are white collar workers. Nearby cities, such as Guttenberg, Hoboken, and West New York, tend to have some jobs available to individuals in this area, too.