Hudson County NJ Information


Hudson County Subdivisions

Hudson County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 693,538
Population in Households 684,066
Population in Familes 522,001
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,472
Population Density1 15,015
Diversity Index2 85


Median Household Income $64,510
Average Household Income $97,330
Per Capita Income $38,027


Total Housing Units 296,476 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78,481 (26.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 189,770 (64.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 28,225 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $377,130
Average Home Value $445,952


Total Households 268,251
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 160,820
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.09% 1.1%
Households 1.03% 1.07%
Families 0.97% 1.04%
Median Household Income   3.72%
Per Capita Income   3.37%


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, 2018 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 Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 13 43rd
Per Capita Income # 12 48th

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