Hudson County NJ Information


Hudson County Subdivisions

Hudson County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 674,594
Population in Households 665,179
Population in Familes 503,814
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,415
Population Density1 14,604
Diversity Index2 84


Total Households 261,777
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 157,262
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 289,466 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78,111 (27.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 183,666 (63.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 27,689 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $362,571
Average Home Value $418,826


Median Household Income $59,182
Average Household Income $88,817
Per Capita Income $34,855
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.99% 1.23%
Households 0.97% 1.23%
Families 0.92% 1.2%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Hudson County NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hudson County to the other 21 counties and county equivalents in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 4 86th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 15 33rd
Per Capita Income # 12 48th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.