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Hudson County
  • County in New Jersey

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Housing
    grade D minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A+
  4. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  5. Diversity
    grade A+
  6. Jobs
    grade C+
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade B minus

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Hudson County is located in New Jersey with a population of 671,923. In Hudson County, most residents rent their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Hudson County and residents tend to be liberal.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$400,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,450
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    68%
  • Own
    32%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    169
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    3.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    24.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    120.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    261
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,174.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    139.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    21%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    18%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    national  11%

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