Hudson County, New Jersey Population 2018

Hudson County, New Jersey's estimated population is 691,643 with a growth rate of 0.77% 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
2017679,756-11,887-1.72%
2017691,6435,2520.77%
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
White376,168
Asian103,036
Some Other Race91,410
Black or African American84,114
Two or More Races22,329
American Indian and Alaska Native2,132
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander567

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Hudson County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2018

10,00020,00030,00040,000 Male Population10,00020,00030,00040,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Hudson County, New Jersey Median Age

34.9


Total

34.1


Male

35.8


Female

Hudson County, New Jersey Adults

There are 540,877 adults, (75,984 of whom are seniors) in Hudson County, New Jersey.

Hudson County, New Jersey Age Dependency

46.2

Age Dependency Ratio

16.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hudson County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

342,411

50.37%

Male

337,345

49.63%

Hudson County, New Jersey Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Hudson County, New Jersey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married42.9%57.1%
All31.4%68.6%
Male26.6%73.4%
Non Family24.8%75.2%
Female20.5%79.5%

31.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hudson County, New Jersey Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All252,3522.6631.4
Married99,5203.3942.9
Non Family95,8851.4224.8
Female40,6613.4620.5
Male16,2863.5826.6

3.3

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

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 Grade44,5349.24%
9th to 12th Grade33,7717.01%
High School Graduate126,23726.20%
Some College65,87513.67%
Associates Degree21,9614.56%
Bachelors Degree118,85324.67%
Graduate Degree70,61414.65%

Hudson County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic193,192139,98334,158
White154,057141,49082,915
Asian78,36372,66156,346
Other Race58,75243,0168,894
Black54,75047,08313,753
Multiple Races11,1979,3454,526
Native American1,4211,032201
Islander31922880

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.90%.

Hudson County, New Jersey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,274$47,294$36,923
Less Than High School$21,348$25,630$16,448
High School Grad$27,420$32,595$21,725
Some College$33,866$38,435$29,897
Bachelors Degree$61,637$70,492$55,991
Graduate Degree$83,364$96,587$70,387

$42,274

Average Earnings

$47,294

Average Male

$36,923

Average Female

Hudson County, New Jersey Language

Hudson County, New Jersey Language by Age

Hudson County, New Jersey Language

40.79% of Hudson County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 59.21% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.31% of the population.

Hudson County, New Jersey Poverty

Hudson County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic290,86963,30921.77%
White192,80521,07210.93%
Black82,04919,23523.44%
Other91,12518,77320.60%
Asian102,74211,91511.60%
Multiple22,1834,19618.92%
Native2,11641419.57%
Islander56213724.38%

17.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.46%

Male Poverty Rate

18.80%

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 24.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hudson County, New Jersey is White, with 10.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.58%.

Hudson County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.65%
High School18.24%
Some College13.06%
Bachelors or Greater6.51%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.33%
Male Unemployed27.92%
Female Employed8.84%
Male Employed6.43%

Hudson County, New Jersey Income

Hudson County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,681$92,630
Families$66,601$99,986
Married Families$89,438$124,651
Non Families$50,541$75,772

Hudson County, New Jersey Marital Status

Hudson County, New Jersey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans by War

13,274

Number of Veterans

12,193

Male Veterans

1,081

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,841
Second Gulf War2,540
First Gulf War2,341
Korea1,405
World War II901

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+3,445
35 to 543,257
65 to 742,834
55 to 642,056
18 to 341,682

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,1442.99%
Hispanic3,3611.51%
Black1,9683.06%
Other9981.46%
Asian6480.75%
2 or More4093.10%
Indian945.85%
Hawaiian132.96%

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

9.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hudson County, New Jersey Employment Status

Hudson County, New Jersey Employment by Age

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

7.1%

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