Why Hudson

Hudson County: The Right Place for You and Your Business

There is no better location for business today than in Hudson County. With a diverse workforce like no other in the nation and easy access to premier markets in New York City, Philadelphia, and Connecticut- Hudson County is the place to be! Business is booming as entrepreneurs build and thrive along our illustrious waterfront and take advantage of our many industrial spaces. Don’t believe us? Check out some of the stats from Choose New Jersey below on why Hudson County is the perfect place for business.

 

You’re in good company!

MAJOR PRIVATE SECTOR EMPLOYERS

COMPANY

United States Postal Service
USB Financial Services
John Wiley & Sons Inc.
Goldman Sachs & Co. Inc.
Pershing LLC/ Mellon Bank
Hanover Direct Inc.
Bayonne Hospital
New Jersey City University
Hoboken University Medical Center
JP Morgan Chase

INDUSTRY

Logistics
Financial
Publishing
Financial
Financial
Specialty Retailer
Medical
Education
Medical
Financial

Robust, Educated Workforce

TOTAL POPULATION

634,266

Source: US Census, 2010

LABOR FORCE

438,912

Source: US Census, 2011 – 2015

EDUCATION ATTAINMENT

DEGREE

Less Than High School
High School Diploma or Higher
Some College
Associate’s Degree
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher
Post-Graduate Studies

PERCENTAGE

17.1%
82.9%
14.7%
4.6%
37.5%
13.7%

Unprecedented Access

USE OF PUBLIC TRANSIT

39%

Source: Zoom Prospector

COMMUTER RAIL LINES

6%

Source: Zoom Prospector

MILEAGE TO AIRPORTS

AIRPORT

Newark Int’l Airport
LaGuardia Airport
JFK Int’l Airport

MILES

7
11
16

MILEAGE TO PORTS

PORT

Port of NY/NJ

MILES

4

Reasonable Tax Rates

Corporate Income Tax

9%
(Single Sales Factor)

Personal Income Tax (Max)

8.97%
(Source: Choose NJ)

Sales Tax

7%

Hudson County From Every Angle