Hudson is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 22,285 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Hudson is the 73rd largest community in Ohio.
Hudson home prices are not only among the most expensive in Ohio, but Hudson real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Hudson is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 94.33% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hudson is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hudson who work in management occupations (24.15%), sales jobs (14.66%), and teaching (8.46%).
A relatively large number of people in Hudson telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.81% 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.
In addition, Hudson is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
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 city’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 ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Hudson. 72.02% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Hudson in 2010 was $57,391, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $229,564 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Hudson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.