Hudson County , New Jersey

Hudson County: County in New Jersey, United States

Hudson County locator map
Location of Hudson County on New Jersey map.


Hudson County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. As of the 2010 census, the population was 634,266 and a population density of 3,915 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 671,666 inhabitants. Its county seat is Jersey City. The county was created 181 years ago in 1840.

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Hudson County is located at 40°43'51"N 74°4'33"W (40.7309400, -74.0759400). It has 3 neighbors: Bergen County, New York City and New York County.

Hudson County map

The largest city of Hudson County is Jersey City with a population of 262,075. Other cities include, Union City population 67,982, Bayonne population 65,165 and Hoboken population 53,081. See all Hudson County cities & populated places.


Hudson County forecast: A slight chance of rain showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. more

Hudson County Quick Facts

Population : 671,666 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
Head of government : Executive of Hudson County, New Jersey
Twitter username : hudcotweet
Area : 162 km2
Water as percent of area : 25.87%
Land as percent of area : 74.13%
Legislative body : Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Named for : Henry Hudson
Altitude : 20 feet / 6 meters
Capital : Jersey City
Establishment : February 02, 1840
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 15:04:03 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 4,146 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.57% (2010-2020)
Weather : 57℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

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Hudson County has 3 neighbours.

  • Jersey City


The population of Hudson County increased by 5.57% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 634,266 - census
2011 645,634 1.76% estimation process
2012 652,348 1.03% estimation process
2013 657,047 0.72% estimation process
2014 660,240 0.48% estimation process
2015 664,492 0.64% estimation process
2016 668,588 0.61% estimation process
2017 672,826 0.63% estimation process
2018 671,931 -0.13% estimation process
2019 672,391 0.07% estimation process
2020 671,666 -0.11% estimation process

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People born in Hudson County (2)

People born in Hudson County, including soccer player and coach John Harkes, cinematographer Harry E. Squire, you can see a list of people who born in Hudson County.

Other places with the same name (1)

Hudson County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hudson County.

City Name Population Title
Jersey City 262,075 City in New Jersey, United States
Union City 67,982 City in New Jersey, United States
Bayonne 65,165 City in New Jersey, USA
North Bergen 59,859 Township in Hudson County, New Jersey
West New York 53,132 Town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
Hoboken 53,081 City in Hudson County, New Jersey
Kearny 40,507 Town in New Jersey
Secaucus 21,602 Town in New Jersey in eastern USA
Harrison 20,481 Town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States
Weehawken 14,442 Township of New Jersey
Guttenberg 11,015 Town
East Newark 2,581 Town

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