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Hudson, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Hudson Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Middlesex County at latitude 42.3921 and longitude -71.5649. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 210 feet.

The formal official name is the Hudson Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hudson, Massachusetts.

The U5 Census Class Code for Hudson indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Hudson Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hudson: Feltonville.

Hudson Census Designated Place, MA Boundary Map


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Hudson, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 15,391
Population in Households 15,374
Population in Familes 12,519
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 2,683
Diversity Index2 28
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,214
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 4,156
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,565 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,353 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,861 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 351 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $311,195
Average Home Value $330,755
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $72,384
Average Household Income $87,786
Per Capita Income $35,037
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.75% 1.02%
Households 0.85% 1.06%
Families 1.2% 1.04%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hudson, MA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hudson to the other 244 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 77 69th
Population Density1 # 51 80th
Diversity Index2 # 84 66th
Median Household Income # 92 63rd
Per Capita Income # 120 51st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.