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Population and Housing Narrative Profile
2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates


While the ACS produces sample-based population group and housing estimates used in this report, the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program produces and disseminates official estimates of the population for the nation, states, counties, cities and towns, as well as estimates of housing units for states and counties. For more information see: www.census.gov/popest/

Note that for small geographic areas, the sample used for the Narrative Profile may be small as well. Users are encouraged to examine the detailed tables on American FactFinder that are associated with the Narrative Profile text. These tables provide additional information on sampling variability associated with the estimates in this report.

Geography: Hudson, New York


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Households and Families

In 2012-2016 there were 2,800 households in Hudson, New York. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Families made up 49 percent of the households in Hudson, New York. This figure includes both married-couple families (23 percent) and other families (25 percent). Of other families, 15 percent are female householder families with no husband present and own children under 18 years. Nonfamily households made up 51 percent of all households in Hudson, New York. Most of the nonfamily households were people living alone, but some were composed of people living in households in which no one was related to the householder.

In Hudson, New York, 31 percent of all households have one or more people under the age of 18; 19 percent of all households have one or more people 65 years and over.


Types of Households in Hudson, New York in 2012-2016
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Among persons 15 and older, 31 percent of males and 28 percent of females are currently married.

Population 15 years and over Males Females
Never married 49.7 40.3
Now married, except separated 31.2 28.1
Separated 3.4 3.4
Widowed 3.3 7.5
Divorced 12.4 20.7


In Hudson, New York, 118 grandparents lived with their grandchildren under 18 years old. Of those grandparents, 59 percent of them had financial responsibility for their grandchildren.


Nativity and Foreign Born

An estimated 84 percent of the people living in Hudson, New York in 2012-2016 were
native residents of the United States
and 66 percent of these residents were
living in the state in which they were born.


An estimated 16 percent of the people living in Hudson, New York in 2012-2016 were foreign born. Of the foreign born population, 60 percent were naturalized U.S. citizens, and 86 percent entered
the country
before the year 2010. An estimated 14 percent of the foreign born entered
the country
in 2010 or later.

Foreign born residents of Hudson, New York come from different parts of the world.

Region of Birth for the Foreign Born Population in Hudson, New York in 2012-2016
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Language

Among people at least five years old living in Hudson, New York in 2012-2016, 17 percent spoke a language other than English at home. Of those speaking a language other than English at home, 37 percent spoke Spanish and 63 percent spoke some other language; 38 percent reported that they did not speak English "very well."


Percent of the Population 5 years and over who Speak a Language other than English in Hudson, New York in 2012-2016
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Geographic Mobility

In 2012-2016, 84 percent of the people at least one year old living in Hudson, New York were living in the same residence one year earlier.

Geographic Mobility of Residents of Hudson, New York in 2012-2016
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Education

In 2012-2016, 83 percent of people 25 years and over had at least graduated from high school and 24 percent had a bachelor's degree or higher. An estimated 17 percent did not complete high school.

The total school enrollment in Hudson, New York was 1,400 in 2012-2016. Nursery school and kindergarten enrollment was 130 and elementary or high school enrollment was 905 children. College or graduate school enrollment was 362.


Educational Attainment of People in Hudson, New York in 2012-2016
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Disability

In Hudson, New York, among the civilian noninstitutionalized population in 2012-2016, 19 percent reported a disability. The likelihood of having a disability varied by age - from 11 percent of people under 18 years old, to 18 percent of people 18 to 64 years old, and to 42 percent of those 65 and over.

Employment Status and Type of Employer

In Hudson, New York, 55 percent of the population 16 and over were employed; 41 percent were not currently in the labor force.

An estimated 75 percent of the people employed were private wage and salary workers; 17 percent were federal, state, or local government workers; and 7 percent were self-employed in their own (not incorporated) business.



Class of worker Number Percent
Private wage and salary workers 2,188 75.3
Federal, state, or local government workers 505 17.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business 207 7.1
Industries

In 2012-2016, the civilian employed population 16 years and older in Hudson, New York worked in the following industries:



Percent by Industry in Hudson, New York in 2012-2016
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Occupations

Occupations for the civilian employed population 16 years and over in Hudson, New York in 2012-2016:



Civilian employed population 16 years and over Number Percent
Management, business, sciences, and arts occupations 1,010 34.8
Service occupations 827 28.5
Sales and office occupations 694 23.9
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 92 3.2
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 283 9.7

Commuting to Work

An estimated 62 percent of Hudson, New York workers drove to work alone in 2012-2016, and 9 percent carpooled. Among those who commuted to work, it took them on average 22 minutes to get to work.


Percent of Workers 16 and over Commuting by Mode in Hudson, New York in 2012-2016
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Income

The median income of households in Hudson, New York was $31,042. An estimated 22 percent of households had income below $15,000 a year and 4 percent had income over $150,000 or more.

Median Earnings for Full-Time Year-Round Workers by Sex in Hudson, New York in 2012-2016
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 2, columns 1 and 2


An estimated 73 percent of the households received earnings and 13 percent received retirement income other than Social Security. An estimated 25 percent of the households received Social Security. The average income from Social Security was $15,376. These income sources are not mutually exclusive; that is, some households received income from more than one source.

Proportion of Households with Various Income Sources in Hudson, New York in 2012-2016
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 2, columns 1 and 2

Poverty and Participation in Government Programs

In 2012-2016, 25 percent of people were in poverty. An estimated 29 percent of related children under 18 were below the poverty level, compared with 20 percent of people 65 years old and over. An estimated 20 percent of all families and 29 percent of families with a female householder and no husband present had incomes below the poverty level.


Poverty Rates in Hudson, New York in 2012-2016
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Data is from Key Industry Statistics Table: row 2, columns 1 and 2
Health Insurance

Among the civilian noninstitutionalized population in Hudson, New York in 2012-2016, 97 percent had health insurance coverage and 3 percent did not have health insurance coverage. For those under 18 years of age, 2 percent had no health insurance coverage. The civilian noninstitutionalized population had both private and public health insurance, with 55 percent having private coverage and 52 percent having public coverage.

Population

In 2012-2016, Hudson, New York has a total population of 6,500 -- 3,300 (51 percent) females and 3,200 (49 percent) males. The median age was 37.4 years. An estimated 22 percent of the population was under 18 years and 12 percent was 65 years and older.

Age Distribution of People in Hudson, New York in 2012-2016
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For people reporting one race alone, 66 percent were White; 23 percent were Black or African American; less than 0.5 percent were American Indian and Alaska Native; 9 percent were Asian; less than 0.5 percent were Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, and 1 percent were some other race. An estimated 10 percent reported two or more races. An estimated 10 percent of the people in Hudson, New York were Hispanic. An estimated 55 percent of the people in Hudson, New York were White non-Hispanic. People of Hispanic origin may be of any race.


Housing Characteristics

In 2012-2016, Hudson, New York had a total of 3,300 housing units, 16 percent of which were vacant. Of the total housing units, 34 percent were in single-unit structures, 66 percent were in multi-unit structures, and less than 0.5 percent were mobile homes. An estimated 5 percent of the housing units were built since 1990.

Types of Housing Units in Hudson, New York in 2012-2016
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The median number of rooms in all housing units in Hudson, New York is 5. Of these housing units, 38 percent have three or more bedrooms.

Occupied Housing Unit Characteristics

In 2012-2016, Hudson, New York had 2,800 occupied housing units - 977 (35 percent) owner occupied and 1,800 (65 percent) renter occupied. An estimated 85 percent of householders of these units had moved in since 2000. An estimated 66 percent of the owner occupied units had a mortgage. An estimated 3 percent of the households did not have telephone service. An estimated 30 percent had no vehicles available and another 7 percent had three or more.

Homes in Hudson, New York were heated in the following ways:

House heating fuel used in Hudson, New York in 2012-2016
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+this category includes utility, bottled, tank, or LP gas

Housing Costs

The median monthly housing costs for mortgaged owners was $1,383, nonmortgaged owners $564, and renters $749. An estimated 45 percent of owners with mortgages, 20 percent of owners without mortgages, and 53 percent of renters in Hudson, New York spent 30 percent or more of household income on housing.

Occupants with a Housing Cost Burden in Hudson, New York in 2012-2016
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Explanation of Symbols:
An '-' entry in the estimate column indicates that either no sample observations or too few sample observations were available to compute an estimate, or a ratio of medians cannot be calculated because one or both of the median estimates falls in the lowest interval or upper interval of an open-ended distribution.
An '-' following a median estimate means the median falls in the lowest interval of an open-ended distribution.
An '+' following a median estimate means the median falls in the upper interval of an open-ended distribution.

While the ACS produces sample-based population group and housing estimates used in this report, the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program produces and disseminates official estimates of the population for the nation, states, counties, cities and towns, as well as estimates of housing units for states and counties. For more information see: www.census.gov/popest/

Note that for small geographic areas, the sample used for the Narrative Profile may be small as well. Users are encouraged to examine the detailed tables on American FactFinder that are associated with the Narrative Profile text. These tables provide additional information on sampling variability associated with the estimates in this report.