Hudson County NJ Information


Hudson County Subdivisions

Hudson County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 689,758
Daytime Population: Workers 291,069
Daytime Population: Residents 343,964
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 635,033
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 680,330
Population in Familes 516,312
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,428
Population Density2 14,933
Diversity Index3 85


Median Household Income $59,855
Average Household Income $90,716
Per Capita Income $35,400


Total Housing Units 293,650 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78,541 (26.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 187,726 (63.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 27,383 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $366,614
Average Home Value $423,658


Total Households 266,267
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 160,075
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 1.16% 1.23%
Households 1.07% 1.18%
Families 1.04% 1.16%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   3.14%


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, 2017 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 # 15 33rd
Per Capita Income # 12 48th

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