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Hudson, Massachusetts - Basic Facts

The Hudson Census Designated Place had a population of 15,710 as of July 1, 2016. Hudson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Massachusetts. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hudson is located at latitude 42.3921 and longitude -71.5649 in Middlesex County. 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. Middlesex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 210 feet.

The Hudson Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2378146) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Hudson Census Designated Place is located within Town of Hudson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Middlesex County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hudson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hudson: Feltonville.

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Hudson, MA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 15,710
Population in Households 15,693
Population in Familes 12,786
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 2,738
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 6,285
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 4,199
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,639 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,276 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,009 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 354 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $307,933
Average Home Value $337,406


Median Household Income $75,124
Average Household Income $92,946
Per Capita Income $36,617
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.84% 1.07%
Households 0.76% 1.01%
Families 0.98% 0.98%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 76 70th
Population Density1 # 50 80th
Diversity Index2 # 85 66th
Median Household Income # 97 61st
Per Capita Income # 128 48th

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