Hudson County, New Jersey Population 2020

Hudson County, New Jersey's estimated population is 672,922 with a growth rate of 0.60% 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
2018676,0613,1390.47%
2017672,9223,9940.60%
2016668,9284,1840.63%
2015664,7444,2420.64%
2014660,5023,2850.50%
2013657,2174,8010.74%
2012652,4166,8161.06%
2011645,6009,9661.57%
2010635,63482,53514.92%
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%

How Many People Live in Hudson County, New Jersey?

672,922

Hudson County, New Jersey Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White368,36055.09%
Asian100,56415.04%
Some Other Race91,02113.61%
Black or African American83,21512.45%
Two or More Races22,7613.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,1100.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6000.09%

Hudson County, New Jersey Population Pyramid 2020

Hudson County, New Jersey Median Age

35.1


Total

34.4


Male

36


Female

Hudson County, New Jersey Adults

There are 530,973 adults, (76,628 of whom are seniors) in Hudson County, New Jersey.

Hudson County, New Jersey Age Dependency

47.2

Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Hudson County, New Jersey Sex Ratio

Female

336,363

50.31%

Male

332,268

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
Married42.8%57.2%
All31.5%68.5%
Male28.7%71.3%
Non Family24.3%75.7%
Female21.2%78.8%

31.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All255,4292.5931.5
Married101,6113.3142.8
Non Family96,6551.3924.3
Female40,2673.3121.2
Male16,8963.3728.7

3.19

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hudson County, New Jersey Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade42,8369.01%
9th to 12th Grade32,3876.81%
High School Graduate122,01525.67%
Some College62,91113.24%
Associates Degree20,9094.40%
Bachelors Degree121,75625.62%
Graduate Degree72,45615.25%

Hudson County, New Jersey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic190,628139,04335,340
White152,109140,25184,841
Asian76,63071,17356,191
Other Race58,23643,4209,279
Black54,64647,27115,416
Multiple Races11,4979,5714,777
Native American1,4761,151240
Islander28520568

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.88%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,506$50,337$38,308
Less Than High School$21,667$26,304$16,957
High School Grad$29,575$34,980$22,432
Some College$35,105$40,681$30,374
Bachelors Degree$63,914$72,708$57,817
Graduate Degree$85,747$101,060$72,983

$44,506

Average Earnings

$50,337

Average Male

$38,308

Average Female

Hudson County, New Jersey Language

Hudson County, New Jersey Language by Age

Hudson County, New Jersey Language

40.78% of Hudson County, New Jersey residents speak only English, while 59.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.26% of the population.

Hudson County, New Jersey Poverty

Hudson County, New Jersey Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic286,01359,68720.87%
White190,06918,9729.98%
Other90,75518,57020.46%
Black81,20917,53421.59%
Asian100,17011,91711.90%
Multiple22,5933,75716.63%
Islander59414925.08%
Native2,1101366.45%

16.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.34%

Male Poverty Rate

18.23%

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 25.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hudson County, New Jersey is Native, with 6.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.16%
High School17.28%
Some College12.39%
Bachelors or Greater6.34%

Hudson County, New Jersey Income

Hudson County, New Jersey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,289$97,596
Families$70,412$104,975
Married Families$92,846$130,705
Non Families$52,940$80,024

Hudson County, New Jersey Marital Status

Hudson County, New Jersey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

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

Hudson County, New Jersey Marital Status by Race

Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans

12,172

Number of Veterans

11,203

Male Veterans

969

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,693
Second Gulf War2,539
First Gulf War2,078
Korea1,309
World War II652
Name Veterans % of Total
White8,2822.77%
Hispanic3,2791.50%
Black1,8152.84%
Other1,0121.49%
Asian6190.73%
2 or More3132.30%
Indian1167.47%
Hawaiian153.82%

$Hudson County, New Jersey Veterans by Education

8.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hudson County, New Jersey Employment Status

69%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Hudson County, New Jersey Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

36.34%

Born in New Jersey

57.23%

Native Born

42.77%

Foreign Born

22.41%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

57.23% of Hudson County, New Jersey residents were born in the United States, with 36.34% having been born in New Jersey. 22.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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