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Hudson County, NJ
The county was named for the Hudson River and/or explorer Henry Hudson

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Hudson County is one of 21 counties in New Jersey.

The county is in the New York metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 606,240. This was a decrease of  -.45% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$40,293
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hudson County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Hudson County was $30,259. This was an increase of 25.2% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 98% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Jersey City

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4% of Hudson County residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hudson County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Hudson County include Arlington Memorial Park, Bayonne Constable Hook Cemetery, Bayview Cemetery, Bayview Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Flower Hill Cemetery, Grove Church Cemetery, Hoboken Cemetery, Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Hudson County include Arlington, Bayonne, Bergen, Bergen Point, East Newark, Ellis Island, Ellis Island, Guttenberg, Harrison, Hoboken ... View communities

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Colleges in Hudson County include Hudson County Community College, New Jersey City University, Saint Peter's College, Stevens Institute of Technology ... View colleges

School districts in Hudson County include Bayonne, East Newark, Guttenberg, Harrison, Hoboken, Jersey City, Kearny, North Bergen, Secaucus, Union City ... View school districts

To see school district boundaries, wait for the map to load in the new window, then select 'Legend.' Choose 'school districts' and update map.

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Libraries

Libraries in Hudson County include Bayonne Free Public Library, Biblioteca Criolla Branch, Branch Two Library, Claremont Branch, Five Corners Branch, Greenville Branch, Harrison Public Library, Hoboken Public Library, Hudson City Branch, Jersey City Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Hudson County include Jersey Journal ... View newspapers

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Politics

Hudson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hudson County political report.

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Hotels in Hudson County include Amerisuites, Candlewood Suites Jersey City, Comfort Suites North Bergen, Courtyard Meadowland Secaucus, Crowne Plaza Meadowlands, Days Inn, Econo Lodge Jersey City, Extended Stay America, Holiday Inn Harmon Meadow, Homestead Secaucus ... More hotels

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