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.
Hudson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (15.96%), sales jobs (9.78%), and healthcare (9.24%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Hudson has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Hudson a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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 is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Hudson, the average commute to work is 32.09 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Hudson is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.73% of adults 25 and older in Hudson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hudson in 2010 was $24,719, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,876 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, Italian, Irish, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Hudson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.