Hudson, FL

Hudson profile

Living in Hudson

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 12,944 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, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hudson who work in sales jobs (14.04%), office and administrative support (12.31%), and management occupations (11.51%).

A relatively large number of people in Hudson telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.58% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

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.

One downside of living in Hudson, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.33 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%: 20.02% of the adults in Hudson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Hudson in 2018 was $27,294, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,176 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.