Unemployment Offices in Union County, New Jersey

There are 2 Unemployment Offices in Union County, New Jersey, serving a population of 557,320 people in an area of 103 square miles. There is 1 Unemployment Office per 278,660 people, and 1 Unemployment Office per 51 square miles.

In New Jersey, Union County is ranked 10th of 21 counties in Unemployment Offices per capita, and 2nd of 21 counties in Unemployment Offices per square mile.

List of Union County Unemployment Offices

Find Union County, New Jersey unemployment offices, including state, federal, and department of labor offices.


Elizabeth Unemployment Office 921 Elizabeth Avenue Elizabeth, NJ

Plainfield Unemployment Office 200 West 2nd Street Plainfield, NJ

About Union County Unemployment Offices

Union County Unemployment Offices are branch locations of the New Jersey State agency responsible for administering the state's unemployment insurance and unemployment compensation programs in Union County, NJ. Union County unemployment benefits are temporary monetary payments made to individuals who have lost their jobs, usually due to layoffs.

You may contact the Unemployment Office for questions about:
  • Applying/Filing for Union County unemployment benefits
  • Making an unemployment insurance claim
  • Collecting and receiving benefits
  • New Jersey unemployment eligibility
  • Amount and duration for claiming benefits

Union County Unemployment Statistics

Find Union County Unemployment Rates, Unemployment Rates by Age, and Unemployment Rates by Educational Attainment. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Union County Unemployment Rates
 Union CountyNew Jersey
Unemployment Rate7.4%7.0%
Male6.4%6.5%
Female7.3%6.7%
Persons with Disabilities10.6%14.6%
Union County Unemployment Rates by Age
 Union CountyNew Jersey
Age 16-1927.4%21.2%
Age 20-2413.3%12.9%
Age 25-298.3%7.8%
Age 30-347.8%6.7%
Age 35-445.6%5.6%
Age 45-544.9%5.4%
Age 55-596.2%5.3%
Age 60-645.4%5.4%
Age 65-744.9%5.6%
Age 75+4.7%5.0%
Union County Unemployment Rates by Educational Attainment
 Union CountyNew Jersey
Less than High School Graduate8.1%9.7%
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)7.3%8.2%
Some College or Associate's Degree6.9%6.5%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher4.2%3.7%