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HCCC Demographics & Diversity

Jersey City, New Jersey

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at HCCC are mainly Hispanic with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 88% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Hudson County Community College has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of Hudson County Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 12%
Black 13%
Hispanic 57%
Asian 8%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 8%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 69% more female students than male students enrolled at Hudson County Community College with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, HCCC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Hudson County Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for Hudson County Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,619
Women 4,420

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

HCCC serves a very low number of students outside of New Jersey, with 100 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Hudson County Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 100%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$52,446 per year

77% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
7,039
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 32.9%
Part time Undergrads 31.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=184995 IPEDS survey data for Hudson County Community College.