Hudson is a medium-sized town located in the state of New Hampshire. With a population of 25,109 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hudson is the ninth largest community in New Hampshire.
Housing costs in Hudson are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities 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 (14.27%), sales jobs (12.24%), and management occupations (10.77%).
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.
Hudson is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Hudson’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Hudson, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.40 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
For the size of the town, public transportation in Hudson is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Hudson, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
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: 35.69% of adults in Hudson have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hudson in 2010 was $38,856, 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 $155,424 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 French , English, Italian, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Hudson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and French.