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#16 in Best Places to Live in Union County

Rahway is a city located in Union County approximately 15 miles southwest of New York City. The city is served by the busy Northeast Corridor/North Jersey Coast rail lines, linking Rahway with Newark, Manhattan, Trenton and the Jersey Shore as well as within close proximity to local and state transportations Routes 1 & 9, the Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike are each located less than two miles from the city line. 

The majority of the city is zoned for residential use, with smaller areas zoned for commercial and industrial use. 

As of the 2010 United States Census, the city’s population was 27,346, reflecting an increase of 846 (+3.2%) from the 26,500 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 1,175 (+4.6%) from the 25,325 counted in the 1990 Census.

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