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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hudson who work in office and administrative support (13.52%), food service (9.34%), and sales jobs (9.29%).
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.
One of the nice things about Hudson is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
In Hudson, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.77 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The percentage of adults in Hudson with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.71% of adults in Hudson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hudson in 2010 was $24,344, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,376 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 Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Hudson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.