Hudsonville is a somewhat small city located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 7,692 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Hudsonville is the 148th largest community in Michigan.
Of important note, Hudsonville is also a city of artists. Hudsonville has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Hudsonville’s character.
Also of interest is that Hudsonville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Hudsonville telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.44% 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.
Because of many things, Hudsonville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Hudsonville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hudsonville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small city, Hudsonville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Hudsonville citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.41% of adults in Hudsonville have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Hudsonville in 2018 was $28,899, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,596 for a family of four. However, Hudsonville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Hudsonville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hudsonville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hudsonville include Dutch, German, Italian, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Hudsonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Miao/Hmong and Polish.