Kenilworth is a borough in Union County, New Jersey, as of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 7,914.
The small community is located about 25 miles from NYC. New Jersey Transit provides bus service between Kenilworth and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan in New York City and to New Jersey points, including the city of Elizabeth and nearby Union County College in Cranford. The closest New Jersey Transit rail station is Roselle Park, less than a mile from the Kenilworth. The Garden State Parkway passes through the borough, which is very convenient for residents and commuters.
A highlight of the area is the global headquarters of Merck & Co. located on Galloping Hill Road in Kenilworth.
The Kenilworth Public Schools serve students in Pre-Kindergarten through twelfth grade.
Kenilworth Real Estate features a mixture of residential and commercial properties. The quiet residential neighborhoods consists of single and multi family homes in a variety of styles. The majority was built after 1953. Low taxes and convenient location attract home buyers.