Hudson County, New Jersey Population 2024

708,563

Hudson County, New Jersey's estimated 2024 population is 708,563 with a growth rate of 0.44% 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. The 2010 population was 635,648 and has seen a growth of 11.47% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029724,0183,0910.43%
2028720,9273,0910.43%
2027717,8363,0910.43%
2026714,7453,0910.43%
2025711,6543,0910.44%
2024708,5633,0910.44%
2023705,4723,0910.44%
2022702,381-1,067-0.15%
2021703,448-18,431-2.55%
2020721,87947,8497.1%
2019674,0301,6400.24%
2018672,390-468-0.07%
2017672,8584,1850.63%
2016668,6734,0780.61%
2015664,5954,2830.65%
2014660,3123,2110.49%
2013657,1014,7280.72%
2012652,3736,7151.04%
2011645,65810,0101.57%
2010635,64800%
1990553,099-3,873-0.7%
1980556,972-52,294-8.58%
1970609,266-1,468-0.24%
1960610,734-36,703-5.67%
1950647,437-4,603-0.71%
1940652,040-38,690-5.6%
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%
186062,71740,895187.4%
185021,82212,339130.12%
18409,483-714,535-98.69%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.44% (3,091)
County Website
Hudson County
2020 Population
721,879
Area
46 mi²
Density
15404 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-1.84% (-13,316)
Founded
1840

Hudson County, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White294,60041.37%
Asian114,09616.02%
Two or more races108,80015.28%
Other race104,18414.63%
Black or African American85,95612.07%
Native American4,2730.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1200.02%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hudson County, New Jersey Population by Race

Hudson County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2024

Hudson County, New Jersey Median Age

35.6

Total

35

Male

36.4

Female

Hudson County, New Jersey Adults

There are 568,434 adults, (86,664 of whom are seniors) in Hudson County, New Jersey.

Hudson County, New Jersey Age Dependency

47.8

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Hudson County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female355,50949.93%
Male356,52050.07%

Hudson County, New Jersey Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All290,0542.4332.267.8
Non Family117,6571.3224.975.1
Married115,1963.224357
Female40,7343.1524.375.7
Male16,4672.9728.971.1

3.07

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

32.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hudson County, New Jersey Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade39,0427.62%
9th to 12th Grade26,6895.21%
High School Graduate119,31923.3%
Some College63,89212.47%
Associates Degree24,4674.78%
Bachelors Degree140,53927.44%
Graduate Degree98,24719.18%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Hudson County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic203,402157,53450,629
White155,345146,06695,560
Asian87,77582,57567,449
2+ Races72,12560,46024,530
Other Race67,17050,68813,947
Black57,74851,75818,878
Native American3,3002,408980
Islander989816

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.84%.

Hudson County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$59,737$67,903$51,158
Less Than 9th Grade$28,984$33,944$21,963
High School Graduate$34,671$41,155$28,277
Some College$43,383$51,923$35,429
Bachelors Degree$80,375$88,730$71,531
Graduate Degree$108,197$124,559$91,192

$59,737

Average Earnings

$67,903

Average Male

$51,158

Average Female

Hudson County, New Jersey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hudson County, New Jersey Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hudson County, New Jersey Language

42.27% of Hudson County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 57.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.36% of the population.

Hudson County, New Jersey Language

Hudson County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic299,05454,28218.15%
Other103,58821,39420.65%
White194,31118,8629.71%
Black84,09415,84218.84%
Multiple107,57315,55414.46%
Asian113,1949,8468.7%
Native4,2731,08825.46%
Islander1202016.67%

14.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.56%

Male Poverty Rate

15.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hudson County, New Jersey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hudson County, New Jersey is Native, with 25.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hudson County, New Jersey is Asian, with 8.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.71%.

Hudson County, New Jersey Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.35%
High School16.79%
Some College12.42%
Bachelors or Greater5.38%

Hudson County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed29.32%
Male Unemployed25.96%
Female Employed6.75%
Male Employed4.89%

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

Hudson County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$86,854$126,531
Families$96,221$139,620
Married Families$125,712$171,654
Non Families$69,664$101,305

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hudson County, New Jersey Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Hudson County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hudson County, New Jersey Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hudson County, New Jersey Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hudson County, New Jersey Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

11,099

Number of Veterans

9,815

Male Veterans

1,284

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam3,386
Second Gulf War2,572
First Gulf War1,943
Korea741
World War II115

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+2,524
65 to 742,518
35 to 542,392
55 to 642,174
18 to 341,491

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White6,3652.61%
Hispanic3,6101.56%
Black1,8062.74%
2+ Races1,2911.59%
Other Race8081.04%
Asian7310.77%
Native American872.49%
Islander119.17%

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans by Race

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.3%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.9%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Hudson County, New Jersey Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hudson County, New Jersey Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hudson County, New Jersey Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

34.88%

Born in Hudson County, New Jersey

57.28%

Native Born

42.72%

Foreign Born

20.78%

Non Citizen

21.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

57.28% of Hudson County, New Jersey residents were born in the United States, with 34.88% having been born in New Jersey. 20.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hudson County, New Jersey Place of Birth

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