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0.86% growth
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Median Household Income
3.51% growth
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2.09% growth
Median Property Value
0.56% growth

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The economy of Hudson County, NJ employs 353,633 people. The economy of Hudson County, NJ is specialized in Finance & Insurance; Transportation & Warehousing; and Information, which employ respectively 1.87; 1.74; and 1.52 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Hudson County, NJ are Healthcare & Social Assistance (41,379), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (36,141), and Retail trade (35,561), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($81,350), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($78,798), and Utilities ($72,618).

Median household income in Hudson County, NJ is $60,530. Males in Hudson County, NJ have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,643. The income inequality of Hudson County, NJ (measured using the Gini index) is 0.499 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Hudson County, NJ. In Hudson County, NJ the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 25-34 and 25-34, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 53 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,894. Essex County, NJ has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in New Jersey.


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Hudson County, NJ is home to a population of 674,836 people, from which 77.4% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Hudson County, NJ is composed of 290,263 Hispanic residents (43%), 194,764 White residents (28.9%), 99,883 Asian residents (14.8%), 72,178 Black residents (10.7%), and 11,443 Two+ residents (1.7%). The most common foreign languages in Hudson County, NJ are Spanish (236,909 speakers), Tagalog (16,951 speakers), and Arabic (15,447 speakers), but compared to other places, Hudson County, NJ has a relative high number of Gujarati (8,751 speakers), Hindi (14,781 speakers), and Arabic (15,447 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Hudson County, NJ awarded 6,823 degrees. The student population of Hudson County, NJ is skewed towards females, with 3,256 male students and 3,567 female students. Most students in Hudson County, NJ are Hispanic or Latino (1,766 and 25.9%), followed by White (1,619 and 23.7%), Unknown (990 and 14.5%), and Black or African American (890 and 13%). The largest universities in Hudson County, NJ by number of graduates are Stevens Institute of Technology (2,430 and 35.6%), New Jersey City University (1,935 and 28.4%), and Hudson County Community College (968 and 14.2%). The most popular majors in Hudson County, NJ are General Business Administration & Management (275 and 4.03%), General Psychology (237 and 3.47%), and Registered Nursing (202 and 2.96%). The median tuition costs in Hudson County, NJ are $45,540 for private four year colleges, and $7,936 and $16,765 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hudson County, NJ is $342,800, which is 1.76 times larger than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $340,900 to $342,800, a 0.56% increase. The homeownership rate of Hudson County, NJ is 29.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63%. People in Hudson County, NJ have an average commute time of 33.9 minutes, and they commute by Public Transit. Car ownership in Hudson County, NJ is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.


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