Hudson County, New Jersey Population 2021

Hudson County, New Jersey's estimated population is 673,311 with a growth rate of 0.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hudson County, New Jersey is the null largest county in New Jersey. The 2010 Population was 635,652 and has seen a growth of 5.92% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021673,3114600.07%
2020672,8514600.07%
2019672,3914600.07%
2018671,931-895-0.13%
2017672,8264,2380.63%
2016668,5884,0960.62%
2015664,4924,2520.64%
2014660,2403,1930.49%
2013657,0474,6990.72%
2012652,3486,7141.04%
2011645,6349,9821.57%
2010635,65282,55314.93%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.07%
County Website
Founded
1840
County Seat
2010 Population
635,652
Growth Since 2010
5.92%
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Hudson County, New Jersey Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White366,90154.76%
Asian101,91215.21%
Some Other Race91,58513.67%
Black or African American81,27512.13%
Two or More Races25,1273.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,6480.40%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5980.09%
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Hudson County, New Jersey Population By Race

Hudson County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2021

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Hudson County, New Jersey Median Age

35.3


Total

34.5


Male

36.2


Female

Hudson County, New Jersey Adults

There are 532,464 adults, (78,647 of whom are seniors) in Hudson County, New Jersey.

Hudson County, New Jersey Age Dependency

47.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Hudson County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Mujer

336,923

50.28%

Masculino

333,123

49.72%

Hudson County, New Jersey Population by Age

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

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Hudson County, New Jersey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married42.9%57.1%
All31.7%68.3%
Masculino27.9%72.1%
Non Family24.4%75.6%
Mujer21.3%78.7%

31.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hudson County, New Jersey Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All258,5912.5631.7
Married105,1313.2942.9
Non Family98,1521.3824.4
Mujer38,8273.2321.3
Masculino16,4813.3527.9

3.16

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Hudson County, New Jersey Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade43,3239.06%
9th to 12th Grade29,2926.13%
High School Graduate120,21125.15%
Some College61,21312.80%
Associates Degree21,9134.58%
Bachelors Degree124,89326.12%
Graduate Degree77,22116.15%
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Hudson County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hudson County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic191,562141,80337,518
White152,018140,75887,183
Asian78,29672,73758,220
Other Race57,80743,1589,567
Black54,52647,37316,261
2+ Races12,72710,8535,498
Native American1,8761,368286
Islander28421292

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.90%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.36%.

Hudson County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$47,686$52,744$40,922
Less Than 9th Grade$22,335$26,883$17,759
High School Graduate$30,012$35,128$22,860
Some College$37,195$42,331$31,093
Bachelors Degree$67,281$76,258$60,439
Graduate Degree$91,413$104,861$76,492

$47,686

Average Earnings

$52,744

Average Male

$40,922

Average Female

Hudson County, New Jersey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hudson County, New Jersey Language by Age

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Hudson County, New Jersey Language

40.98% of Hudson County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 59.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.14% 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
Hispanic285,40954,16318.98%
White190,14819,05810.02%
Other91,26016,84818.46%
Black79,11316,35620.67%
Asian101,40310,92110.77%
Multiple24,8733,75815.11%
Native2,64838414.50%
Islander59314624.62%

15.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.49%

Male Poverty Rate

16.98%

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 24.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hudson County, New Jersey is White, with 10.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.17%.

Hudson County, New Jersey Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.29%
High School16.52%
Some College11.95%
Bachelors or Greater5.92%

Hudson County, New Jersey Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.85%
Male Unemployed23.98%
Female Employed7.48%
Male Employed5.71%

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

Hudson County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,189$103,912
Families$76,019$112,077
Married Families$100,390$138,448
Non Families$56,797$84,818
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Income by Household Type

Hudson County, New Jersey Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Hudson County, New Jersey Married by Age and Sex

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Hudson County, New Jersey Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hudson County, New Jersey Marital Status by Race

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Hudson County, New Jersey Marital Status

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11,856

Number of Veterans

10,847

Male Veterans

1,009

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,500
Second Gulf War2,503
First Gulf War1,954
Korea1,283
World War II439

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+2,985
35 to 542,762
65 to 742,701
55 to 641,939
18 to 341,469

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,0112.69%
Hispanic3,3421.53%
Black1,8252.88%
Other Race1,0261.52%
Asian5530.64%
2+ Races3142.12%
Native American1025.22%
Islander256.41%

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans by Race

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

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7.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

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69.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hudson County, New Jersey Employment by Age

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Hudson County, New Jersey Employment by Race

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Hudson County, New Jersey Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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35.71%

Born in Hudson County, New Jersey

56.83%

Native Born

43.17%

Foreign Born

22.60%

Non Citizen

20.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

56.83% of Hudson County, New Jersey residents were born in the United States, with 35.71% having been born in New Jersey. 22.60% 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

  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

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