Hudson is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 22,437 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 93.59% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hudson is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hudson who work in management occupations (21.18%), sales jobs (14.69%), and office and administrative support (9.83%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.84% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
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.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Hudson, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Hudson is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 69.79% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Hudson in 2010 was $52,588, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $210,352 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, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Hudson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.