Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ

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2022 Population
147,739
0.474% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Menendez
Democratic Party
US Senator
Cory Booker
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.8
0.518% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
14.4%
1.02% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$78,574
6.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$452,200
14.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ had a population of 148k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $78,574. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ declined from 148,443 to 147,739, a −0.474% decrease and its median household income grew from $73,919 to $78,574, a 6.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ are White (Hispanic) (23.3%), Other (Hispanic) (21.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (20.7%), Two+ (Hispanic) (18%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (10.2%).

73.2% of the households in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

75.4% of the residents in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ are Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-West New York (162 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ was $452,200, and the homeownership rate was 37.1%.

Most people in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 35.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ is home to a population of 148k people, from which 75.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 53.2% of Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ residents were born outside of the country (78.5k people).

In 2022, there were 1.08 times more White (Hispanic) residents (34.4k people) in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.8k Other (Hispanic) and 30.6k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ are Spanish (81,408 households), Arabic (2,577 households), and Hindi (2,338 households).

Citizenship

75.4%
2022 Citizenship
75.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 75.4% of Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ was 75.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ
  1. White (Hispanic)
    34.4k ± 2.37k
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    31.8k ± 2.64k
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    30.6k ± 1.8k
65.1%
Hispanic Population
96.1k people

In 2022, there were 1.08 times more White (Hispanic) residents (34.4k people) in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 31.8k Other (Hispanic) and 30.6k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

65.1% of the people in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ are hispanic (96.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

53.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
78.5k people
52.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
77.3k people

As of 2022, 53.2% of Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ residents (78.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ was 52.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    81,408 households (58.3%)
  2. Arabic
    2,577 households (1.85%)
  3. Hindi
    2,338 households (1.67%)

73.2% of the households in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ was Spanish. 58.3% of the households in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    878 ± 256
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    552 ± 249
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    381 ± 247

Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.59 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ employs 73.3k people. The largest industries in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ are Construction (5,343 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,597 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,234 people), and the highest paying industries are Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals ($240,836), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($178,389), and Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($148,242).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
33,448
Women
45.5%
40,044
Men
54.5%

The workforce of Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ in 2020 was 73,492 people, with 45.5% woman, and 54.5% men.

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Occupations

73.3k
2022 Value
−2.27%
1 Year decline
± −2.27%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ declined at a rate of −2.27%, from 75k employees to 73.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ, are Construction laborers (2,273 people), Janitors & building cleaners (2,120 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,119 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

73.3k
2022 Value
−2.27%
1 Year decline
± −2.27%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ declined at a rate of −2.27%, from 75k employees to 73.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ, are Construction (5,343 people), Restaurants & Food Services (4,597 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,234 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ, though some of these residents may live in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$54,505
Median earning men ± $3,686
$38,188
Median earning women ± $3,058

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($135,580), Information ($97,629), and Public Administration ($84,205).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($62,563), Public Administration ($56,303), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($54,227).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.27%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.24M people employed in New Jersey. This represents a 2.27% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 16.5%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in New Jersey.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in New Jersey went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 57.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.696%).

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing the state of New Jersey. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from New Jersey

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Bob Menendez
Senator from New Jersey1
Assumed office on January 17, 2006
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Jon Corzine, who was elected Governor of New Jersey.
Cory Booker
Senator from New Jersey2
Assumed office on October 31, 2013
Elected to the seat to succeed Jeffrey Chiesa, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of Frank Lautenberg.

Bob Menendez and Cory Booker are the senators currently representing New Jersey.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in New Jersey over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from New Jersey

New Jersey is currently represented by 12 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for New Jersey have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ awarded 162 degrees. The student population of Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 34 male students and 230 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ are White (73 and 46.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (61 and 38.6%), Black or African American (15 and 9.49%), and Two or More Races (3 and 1.9%).

The largest universities in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ by number of degrees awarded are Robert Fiance Beauty Schools-West New York (162 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ are Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (84 and 51.9%), General Cosmetology (52 and 32.1%), and Nail Specialist & Manicurist (21 and 13%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 3.06% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.73% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (29.1k), Bachelors Degree (26.4k), and Primary Education (19.5k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ was $452,200 in 2022, which is 1.6 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $394,000 to $452,200, a 14.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ is 37.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ have an average commute time of 35.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ is $78,574. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ was Bergen County (Central)--Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood PUMA, NJ with a value of $183,624, followed by Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest)--West Orange & Livingston PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $170,196 and $163,601.

Property

$452,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$16,089
$21,560
Median Property Taxes
±$1,277

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

37.1%
Homeownership
2022
60.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 37.1% of the housing units in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 36.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ was Bergen County (Central)--Ridgewood Village, Glen Rock & Westwood PUMA, NJ with a value of $183,624, followed by Somerset County (North & West) PUMA, NJ and Essex County (Southwest)--West Orange & Livingston PUMA, NJ, with respective values of $170,196 and $163,601.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$78,574
Median Household Income
± $3,923
58.1k
Number of Households
± 2,178

In 2022, the median household income of the 58.1k households in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ grew to $78,574 from the previous year's value of $73,919.

The following chart displays the households in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ

In 2022, the income inequality in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.19% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (41.6%)
  2. Public Transit (30.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (11.2%)

In 2022, 41.6% of workers in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ drove alone to work, followed by those who used public transit to get to work (30.3%) and those who worked at home (11.2%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

35.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ have a longer commute time (35.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.9% of the workforce in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ (21.1k out of 146k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

85.1% of the population of Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ has health coverage, with 43.7% on employee plans, 22.8% on Medicaid, 10% on Medicare, 8.26% on non-group plans, and 0.321% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see 1171 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.679% decrease from the previous year (1179 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 383 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,171 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in New Jersey

Primary care physicians in New Jersey see an average of 1,171 patients per year. This represents a 0.679% decrease from the previous year (1,179 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in New Jersey in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.1% under 18 years, 22.9% between 18 and 34 years, 41.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.5% were men and 52.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

14.9%
Uninsured
43.7%
Employer Coverage
22.8%
Medicaid
10%
Medicare
8.26%
Non-Group
0.321%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ grew by 0.82% from 14.8% to 14.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hudson County (North)--West New York, Secaucus & North Bergen PUMA, NJ changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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