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%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Hudson is worth considering.
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 31.03 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
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 2010 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.