Hudson County, New Jersey Population 2018

Hudson County, New Jersey's estimated population is 691,643 with a growth rate of 3.46% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hudson County, New Jersey is the 4th largest county in New Jersey.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017691,64323,1173.46%
2016668,526-17,865-2.60%
2016686,3916,4840.95%
2015679,9076,1340.91%
2014673,7736,7071.01%
2013667,0668,1571.24%
2012658,90910,2901.59%
2011648,61912,2741.93%
2010636,34583,24615.05%
1990553,099-3,873-0.70%
1980556,972-52,294-8.58%
1970609,266-1,468-0.24%
1960610,734-36,703-5.67%
1950647,437-4,603-0.71%
1940652,040-38,690-5.60%
1930690,73061,5769.79%
1920629,15491,92317.11%
1910537,231151,18339.16%
1900386,048110,92240.32%
1890275,12687,18246.39%
1880187,94458,87745.62%
1870129,06766,350105.79%
186062,71740,895187.40%
185021,82212,339130.12%
18409,4830.00%

Hudson County, New Jersey Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White370,874
Asian99,280
Some Other Race89,152
Black or African American85,172
Two or More Races21,410
American Indian and Alaska Native2,125
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander513

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Hudson County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Hudson County, New Jersey Median Age

34.7


Total

33.8


Male

35.6


Female

Hudson County, New Jersey Adults

There are 530,810 adults, (71,532 of which are seniors) in Hudson County, New Jersey.

Hudson County, New Jersey Age Dependency

45.6

Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30

Child Dependency Ratio

Hudson County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

336,316

50.31%

Male

332,210

49.69%

Hudson County, New Jersey Households and Families

Hudson County, New Jersey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hudson County, New Jersey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married42.3%57.7%
All30.8%69.2%
Male25.1%74.9%
Non Family24.5%75.5%
Female20.4%79.6%

30.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hudson County, New Jersey Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All251,6932.6330.8
Married97,9003.3642.3
Non Family95,7121.424.5
Female41,9513.3920.4
Male16,1303.4725.1

3.26

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hudson County, New Jersey Households

Hudson County, New Jersey Education

Hudson County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade44,1149.37%
9th to 12th Grade34,0837.24%
High School Graduate123,25326.17%
Some College65,94314.00%
Associates Degree21,9924.67%
Bachelors Degree113,76024.16%
Graduate Degree67,80014.40%

Hudson County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic187,615134,53732,018
White152,789139,89880,209
Asian75,10169,64453,913
Other Race56,25740,1627,877
Black54,92847,11013,384
Multiple Races10,9349,0564,231
Native American1,293955207
Islander28120893

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.73%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.79%.

Hudson County, New Jersey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,786$46,917$36,540
Less Than High School$21,463$26,323$16,037
High School Grad$27,786$32,465$21,907
Some College$33,448$38,618$28,967
Bachelors Degree$61,056$68,830$54,783
Graduate Degree$79,626$90,613$68,770

$41,786

Average Earnings

$46,917

Average Male

$36,540

Average Female

Hudson County, New Jersey Language

Hudson County, New Jersey Language by Age

Hudson County, New Jersey Language

40.58% of Hudson County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 59.42% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.54% of the population.

Hudson County, New Jersey Poverty

Hudson County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic285,42063,37722.20%
White191,20721,12011.05%
Other88,88420,52623.09%
Black83,28719,93123.93%
Asian99,03811,35711.47%
Multiple21,2583,73917.59%
Native2,10947722.62%
Islander50812825.20%

17.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.38%

Male Poverty Rate

19.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hudson County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hudson County, New Jersey is Islander, with 25.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hudson County, New Jersey is White, with 11.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.96%.

Hudson County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.79%
High School18.04%
Some College13.26%
Bachelors or Greater6.39%

Hudson County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.62%
Male Unemployed26.85%
Female Employed9.12%
Male Employed6.38%

Hudson County, New Jersey Income

Hudson County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,894$88,332
Families$63,827$94,552
Married Families$86,261$118,640
Non Families$50,407$73,572

Hudson County, New Jersey Marital Status

Hudson County, New Jersey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hudson County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

Hudson County, New Jersey Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Hudson County, New Jersey Marital Status by Race

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans by War

13,632

Number of Veterans

12,687

Male Veterans

945

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,971
Second Gulf War2,534
First Gulf War2,310
Korea1,490
World War II893

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,511
75+3,278
65 to 742,815
55 to 642,264
18 to 341,764

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,7403.23%
Hispanic3,4521.59%
Black1,9883.07%
Other9101.38%
Asian5630.67%
2 or More3482.66%
Indian714.68%
Hawaiian123.05%

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

9.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hudson County, New Jersey Employment Status

Hudson County, New Jersey Employment by Age

69.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Hudson County, New Jersey Employment by Race

Hudson County, New Jersey Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hudson County, New Jersey

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Jersey City247643264152165096.67%
Union City664396929628574.30%
Bayonne630106623832285.12%
Hoboken500065437943738.74%
West New York497095334336347.31%
Kearny407154212614113.47%
Secaucus1626019822356221.91%
Harrison1349516231273620.27%
Guttenberg11176116184423.95%
East Newark2499275425510.20%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990