Hudson County, New Jersey (NJ)

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County population in 2012: 652,302 (all urban); it was 608,975 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 59,785
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 19,278
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 70,658
Renter-occupied apartments: 167,374 (it was 159,888 in 2000)
% of renters here:

69%
State:

35%

Land area: 47 sq. mi.

Water area: 15.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 13734 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hudson County: 122.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.0%), Educational, health and social services (17.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Hudson County, New Jersey:

  • Hispanic or Latino (42.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (30.8%)
  • Asian alone (13.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (11.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
  • Some other race alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
New Jersey median age:  39.0 years
Males: 313,787  (47.2%)
Females: 320,479  (52.8%)
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Hudson County,NJ real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Hudson County:

2.0 people
New Jersey:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,079 ($40,293 in 1999)

This county:

$56079
New Jersey:

$70165

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $1,071 (lower quartile is $815, upper quartile is $1,462)
This county:

$1071
State:

$1035


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $325,900 (it was $162,800 in 2000)
Hudson:

$325,900
New Jersey:

$307,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $227,300 - $450,100
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,530
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $1,001

Institutionalized population: 5,036
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Health of residents in Hudson County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is significantly worse than average.
65.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
42.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
81.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
66.3% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 189 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 161 pounds. This is more than average.
4.8% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 98 buildings, average cost: $52,100
  • 2001: 68 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2002: 99 buildings, average cost: $181,100
  • 2003: 215 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2004: 386 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 2005: 361 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2006: 277 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2007: 161 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2008: 115 buildings, average cost: $176,200
  • 2009: 84 buildings, average cost: $174,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $7,447 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $7,932 (2.5%)

Hudson County household income distribution in 2009 Hudson County home values distribution Hudson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.7%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.5% for Black residents, 25.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.5% for American Indian residents, 9.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 27.3% for other race residents, 19.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.7%
Hudson County:

19.7%
New Jersey:

11.4%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.5% for Black residents, 25.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.4% for American Indian residents, 9.1% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 27.3% for other race residents, 19.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 34 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 35 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 37 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 27 years old, Asian residents: 32 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33 years old, Other race residents: 30 years old)

Area name: Jersey City, NJ HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hudson County is $934 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1090 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1321 a month.

Cities in this county include: Jersey City, Union City, Bayonne, West New York, Kearny, Hoboken, Secaucus, Harrison, Guttenberg, East Newark.

Hudson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2005 air pollution in Hudson County:

Carbon Monoxide: 3 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.023 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.120 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.091 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 30 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 66 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 15.2 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 38 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.008 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hudson County: West Shore Terminal (A), North Bergen Yards (B), North Bergen Emergency Medical Services (C), Weehawken Ambulance Corporation (D), North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Engine 3 (E), North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Engine 1 (F), North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Safety 1 (G), North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Engine 6 (H), North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Battalion 3 / Engine 9 (I), North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Engine 13 (J), North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Ladder 5 (K), North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Ladder 3 (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Tonnelle Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hudson County include: Evangelical Lutheran Church of Our Savior (A), Our Lady of Fatima Church (B), Temple Beth-El of North Bergen (C), Woodcliff Community Church (D), Grove Reformed Church (E), Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (F), New Durham Baptist Church (G), Saint Rocco's Roman Catholic Church (H), Armenian Brethren Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hoboken Cemetery (1), Flower Hill Cemetery (2), Grove Church Cemetery (3), Macphelah Cemetery (4), Palisades Cemetery (5), Weehawken Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Hackensack Reservoir Number Two (A), Hackensack Reservoir Number One (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Cromakill Creek (A), Wolf Creek (B), Paunpeck Creek (C), Skeetkill Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hudson County include: Eightysecond Street Park (1), Robert Allen Field (2), Hamilton Park (3), Old Glory Park (4), Columbia Park (5), James L Braddock North Hudson County Park (6), Schuetzen Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bergen County , Essex County , Union County , New York County, New York .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
New Jersey:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 41,431
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 234,597 (42% naturalized citizens)

Hudson County:

38.5%
Whole state:

17.5%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 57,473
  • 1990 to 1994: 45,109
  • 1985 to 1989: 38,088
  • 1980 to 1984: 30,668
  • 1975 to 1979: 14,823
  • 1970 to 1974: 18,923
  • 1970 to 1974: 14,625
  • 1965 to 1969: 14,888

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 45.9%

Hudson County marital status for males Hudson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Hudson County with a mortgage: 17,458 (1,772 second mortgage, 1,549 home equity loan, 51 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,176

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

71.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hudson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic280,93053
Other38,32263
Evangelical Protestant19,890133
Mainline Protestant12,85393
Black Protestant12,30826
Orthodox6,31812
None263,645-
Hudson County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 257
Hudson County:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 120
This county:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Hudson County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 369
This county:

6.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hudson County:

7.8%
New Jersey:

8.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Hudson County:

22.8%
State:

23.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

23.7%
State:

18.0%

Agriculture in Hudson County:

The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 0.00%
Average age of principal farm operators: 0 years

Tornado activity:

Hudson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below New Jersey state average. It is 6183117.8 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Hudson County-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 222.6 miles away from Hudson County center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.3 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 259.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 105.8 miles away from the county center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 228.8 miles away from Hudson County center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 229.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Hudson County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Power Outage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Cuba (12%)
  • Dominican Republic (11%)
  • Ecuador (8%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • India (7%)
  • Colombia (6%)
  • El Salvador (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Hudson County (%):

  • Italian (10%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • German (3%)
  • United States or American (3%)
  • Egyptian (1%)
  • Portuguese (1%)

Hudson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 111,109 (42%)
  • Carpooled: 34,519 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 50,197 (19%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 468 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 30,820 (12%)
  • Railroad: 4,208 (2%)
  • Ferryboat: 2,214 (1%)
  • Taxi: 1,019 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 120 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 493 (0%)
  • Walked: 22,637 (9%)
  • Other means: 2,096 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 4,644 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Hudson County, New Jersey in 2000:

  • 2,428 people in nursing homes
  • 1,792 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,700 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 816 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 501 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 427 people in religious group quarters
  • 324 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 321 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 320 people in state prisons
  • 212 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 200 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 200 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 150 people in halfway houses
  • 87 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 66 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 37 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 23 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 17 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in military ships
  • 7 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 6 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 4 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

People in group quarters in Hudson County, New Jersey in 2010:

  • 2,503 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,403 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,843 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 808 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 631 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 525 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 237 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 237 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 131 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 32 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 28 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,413.

8.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($61,882 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.20%
New Jersey average:

5.08%


0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($473 average AGI)
Hudson County:

0.07%
New Jersey average:

0.06%

3.29% relocated from other counties in New Jersey ($23,841 average AGI)
4.83% relocated from other states ($37,567 average AGI)
Hudson County:

4.83%
New Jersey average:

2.19%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from New York County, NY  0.87% ($101,965 average AGI)
from Bergen County, NJ  0.84% ($59,466)
from Essex County, NJ  0.60% ($46,452)
from Queens County, NY  0.43% ($52,081)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.42% ($68,685)
from Kings County, NY  0.38% ($54,894)
from Union County, NJ  0.30% ($52,974)


8.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($75,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
New Jersey average:

5.65%


0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,147 average AGI)
Hudson County:

0.20%
New Jersey average:

0.09%

3.66% relocated to other counties in New Jersey ($34,012 average AGI)
4.38% relocated to other states ($38,957 average AGI)
Hudson County:

4.38%
New Jersey average:

2.75%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bergen County, NJ  1.08% ($71,204 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.83% ($94,024)
to Essex County, NJ  0.65% ($68,787)
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.44% ($68,143)
to Union County, NJ  0.41% ($87,134)
to Kings County, NY  0.31% ($50,588)
to Queens County, NY  0.28% ($44,077)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.8
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 15.8

Births per 1000 population in Hudson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 6.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Hudson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 4.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hudson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 70,397 (60,422 aged, 9,975 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.15
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10823.6
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 260.620
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 36980.4

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1437.560
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 675.040
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 29.66

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 47.56
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 99.75

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.44
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 5841.996

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 48.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Suffocation - 18.5
  • Firearm - 10.4
  • Poisoning - 7.1
  • Fall - 5.4
  • Other - 7.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 624,888

Size of family households: 53,138 2-persons, 39,409 3-persons, 30,253 4-persons, 14,609 5-persons, 6,213 6-persons, 4,851 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 73,741 1-person, 18,624 2-persons, 3,526 3-persons, 1,328 4-persons, 489 5-persons, 188 6-persons, 68 7-or-more-persons.

77,014 married couples with children.
42,142 single-parent households (7,661 men, 34,481 women).

43.9% of residents of Hudson County speak English at home.
37.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
10.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (58% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
5.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak other language at home (60% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $3,499,556,000 ($5773 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $68,260,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $915,279,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $770,099,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $34,038,000
Federal grants: $1,109,278,000
Federal procurement contracts: $189,743,000 ($44,878,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $481,118,000 ($9,816,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $16,983,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $338,191,000
Federal Government insurance: $913,807,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 46,285
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 23,316
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +49,120
Here:

+81 per 1000 residents
State:

+33 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -76,172
Here -126 per 1000 residents
State -22 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hudson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.7
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 4,261
  • 2000 to 2004: 36,183
  • 1990 to 1999: 14,280
  • 1980 to 1989: 15,734
  • 1970 to 1979: 26,913
  • 1960 to 1969: 26,939
  • 1950 to 1959: 31,507
  • 1940 to 1949: 23,688
  • 1939 or earlier: 95,035
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hudson County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 606
  • 2 rooms: 2,539
  • 3 rooms: 6,013
  • 4 rooms: 10,079
  • 5 rooms: 16,333
  • 6 rooms: 15,468
  • 7 rooms: 6,744
  • 8 rooms: 4,403
  • 9+ rooms: 8,473
  • 1 room: 10,454
  • 2 rooms: 19,500
  • 3 rooms: 42,748
  • 4 rooms: 43,559
  • 5 rooms: 29,201
  • 6 rooms: 10,578
  • 7 rooms: 2,191
  • 8 rooms: 734
  • 9+ rooms: 923
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hudson County, New Jersey
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 958
  • 1 bedroom: 9,032
  • 2 bedrooms: 22,282
  • 3 bedrooms: 25,001
  • 4 bedrooms: 7,822
  • 5+ bedrooms: 5,563
  • no bedroom: 12,561
  • 1 bedroom: 60,822
  • 2 bedrooms: 58,186
  • 3 bedrooms: 24,654
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,946
  • 5+ bedrooms: 719
Cars and other vehicles available in Hudson County, New Jersey in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 10,971
  • 1 vehicle: 31,879
  • 2 vehicles: 20,716
  • 3 vehicles: 5,420
  • 4 vehicles: 1,227
  • 5+ vehicles: 445
  • no vehicle: 69,941
  • 1 vehicle: 67,454
  • 2 vehicles: 18,771
  • 3 vehicles: 2,644
  • 4 vehicles: 456
  • 5+ vehicles: 622

59% of Hudson County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 38% lived in New Jersey.

Hudson County:

58.6%
State average:

62.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $95,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hudson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (71.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (18.8%)
  • Electricity (7.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)
  • Utility gas (61.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17.3%)
  • Electricity (16.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11,258
Here:

17.5%
New Jersey:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5,742
Here:

17.0%
New Jersey:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11,340
Here:

36.7%
New Jersey:

30.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Hudson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $19,186,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $8,506,000
  • Construction - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $15,247,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,450,000
    General - Other: $8,234,000
    Other Higher Education: $3,579,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,936,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,244,000
    Regular Highways: $28,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $81,640,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $44,910,000
    Correctional Institutions: $44,170,000
    Other Higher Education: $39,040,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $32,727,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,365,000
    Police Protection: $18,529,000
    General Public Buildings: $14,938,000
    Housing and Community Development: $10,359,000
    Health - Other: $10,255,000
    Hospitals: $8,664,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,189,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,876,000
    Financial Administration: $2,943,000
    Regular Highways: $2,483,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,356,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,153,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $129,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,231,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Correctional Institutions: $612,000
    Other Higher Education: $0
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $3,291,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,663,000
    Other Higher Education: $1,396,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,396,000
    General - Other: $206,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $165,513,000

Hudson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $17,751,000
    Hospital Public: $17,361,000
    Higher Education - Other: $16,671,000
    Higher Education Auxiliary Enterprises: $1,153,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $374,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $12,253,000
    All Other: $9,562,000
    Housing and Community Development: $8,762,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,645,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $9,724,000
    All Other: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,502,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,511,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,879,000
    Rents: $2,300,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $47,424,000
    Education: $34,523,000
    All Other: $32,865,000
    Health and Hospitals: $31,421,000
    Highways: $85,000
  • Tax - Property: $216,918,000

Hudson County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $139,361,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $91,115,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $70,460,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $67,160,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,744,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,300,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $498,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $47,860,000
    End of Fiscal Year: $47,580,000

Hudson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $33,481,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $89,876,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $67,160,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Hudson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Hudson County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 158 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,136$300,8052,502$337,6996,503$305,838310$125,316204$2,186,005644$287,8762$172,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED130$300,931460$377,935936$285,56756$96,33916$653,250100$293,1002$50,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED455$302,059842$324,3054,575$298,263448$82,09251$905,882645$251,58811$109,182
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN303$287,191462$328,6972,037$306,60977$161,81822$864,409185$255,9893$240,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS144$287,944161$293,919708$301,27840$170,6505$409,00079$249,9620$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 134 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED345$312,88497$311,1244$282,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED195$331,04188$345,3071$155,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED118$312,83186$346,2672$248,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN46$290,30434$307,4121$189,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS22$384,4096$379,8331$446,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Hudson County, NJ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6,37472.6 years
Mary5,78379.0 years
Joseph4,35672.9 years
William3,59872.0 years
Anna3,20380.3 years
James2,71570.0 years
Frank2,44674.1 years
Helen2,44277.5 years
Margaret2,33277.9 years
George2,22672.7 years
Most common last names in Hudson County, NJ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith89872.4 years
Rodriguez61372.6 years
Johnson50970.1 years
Miller50074.3 years
Brown48072.8 years
Williams47368.8 years
Gonzalez47172.5 years
Murphy38274.8 years
Kelly37373.8 years
Garcia36677.5 years
Businesses in Hudson County, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven8Kroger1
A&P3LA Fitness1
ALDO2La Quinta1
AT&T13La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware3Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts4LensCrafters1
Aeropostale1Little Caesars Pizza1
American Eagle Outfitters1Lowe's2
Ann Taylor1Macy's1
Applebee's2Marriott2
Ashley Furniture1Marshalls3
Audi1MasterBrand Cabinets16
AutoZone3McDonald's13
Avenue2Motherhood Maternity3
Bakers1New Balance10
Bally Total Fitness1New York & Co3
Baskin-Robbins11Nike16
Bath & Body Works2Nissan1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Ben & Jerry's4Olive Garden1
Blockbuster3Outback1
Brookstone1Outback Steakhouse1
Budget Car Rental1Panda Express1
Burger King11Panera Bread1
CVS9Papa John's Pizza4
Casual Male XL1Pathmark3
Charlotte Russe1Payless11
Chevrolet1Penske3
Chipotle1PetSmart1
Cinnabon 2Pier 1 Imports2
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut3
Curves1Popeyes6
DHL13Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos3
Decora Cabinetry2RadioShack11
Domino's Pizza4Ramada1
DressBarn2Raymour & Flanigan2
Dressbarn1Red Lobster1
Dunkin Donuts45Red Roof Inn1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid15
Express1SONIC Drive-In1
Extended Stay America1Sam's Club1
Fashion Bug1Sears4
FedEx70Sephora1
Finish Line1Sheraton1
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Spencer Gifts1
Foot Locker6Sprint Nextel5
Ford2Staples3
Forever 211Starbucks9
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Stop & Shop2
GNC14Subaru1
GameStop9Subway14
Gap1T-Mobile1
Gymboree1T.G.I. Driday's1
H&R Block18T.J.Maxx1
Hilton5Taco Bell3
Holiday Inn4Target1
Hollister Co.1The Room Place2
Home Depot3Toyota1
Homestead Studio Suites1Toys"R"Us3
Honda2True Value8
Houlihan's3U-Haul6
Hyatt1UPS104
Hyundai1Verizon Wireless5
IHOP2Victoria's Secret1
JCPenney1Walgreens5
JoS. A. Bank1Walmart2
Johnny Rockets2Wendy's5
Jones New York5Westin1
Journeys1Wet Seal1
KFC5White Castle2
Kmart2YMCA1
Kohl's2

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