Hudson is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 25,139 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hudson is the ninth largest community in New Hampshire.
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, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hudson who work in office and administrative support (14.17%), sales jobs (12.84%), and management occupations (10.80%).
Also of interest is that Hudson has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Hudson 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, Hudson really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hudson 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.
One downside of living in Hudson, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.62 minutes every day commuting to work.
The population of Hudson is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.74% of adults in Hudson have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hudson in 2010 was $40,725, which is upper middle income relative to New Hampshire, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $162,900 for a family of four.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hudson include Irish, French, English, French Canadian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hudson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and French.