Hudson is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 12,768 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Hudson is the 179th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hudson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hudson is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hudson who work in office and administrative support (14.56%), sales jobs (11.41%), and management occupations (9.34%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Hudson has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Hudson has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Hudson than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Hudson may be for you.
Hudson is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Hudson, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.03 minutes every day commuting to work.
The percentage of adults in Hudson who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.01% of the adults in Hudson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hudson in 2018 was $25,596, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,384 for a family of four. However, Hudson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hudson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hudson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hudson include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Hudson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.