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Hudson, Kansas
City
Location within Stafford County and Kansas
Location within Stafford County and Kansas
KDOT map of Stafford County (legend)
KDOT map of Stafford County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Stafford
Area
 • Total 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Land 0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,870 ft (570 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 129
 • Estimate (2015) 124
 • Density 990/sq mi (379/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 67545
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-33400
GNIS feature ID 0475949
Website HudsonKansas.org

Hudson is a city in Stafford County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 129.

History

Hudson was originally called Rattlesnake, and under the latter name was founded in the early 1880s. It was renamed Hudson about 1887. Hudson was incorporated as a city in 1908.

The BikeLoud crew, a group of seven Boy Scouts who cycled across the country to raise money for Cancer Research, spent a night in Hudson during their cross country bicycle ride in July, 2015.

Geography

Hudson is located at 38°6′14″N 98°39′38″W / 38.10389°N 98.66056°W / 38.10389; -98.66056 (38.103897, -98.660474). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 253
1920 235 −7.1%
1930 197 −16.2%
1940 221 12.2%
1950 194 −12.2%
1960 201 3.6%
1970 181 −10.0%
1980 157 −13.3%
1990 159 1.3%
2000 133 −16.4%
2010 129 −3.0%
Est. 2015 124 −3.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 129 people, 58 households, and 35 families residing in the city. The population density was 992.3 inhabitants per square mile (383.1/km2). There were 66 housing units at an average density of 507.7 per square mile (196.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.7% of the population.

There were 58 households of which 22.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 3.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.7% were non-families. 37.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.80.

The median age in the city was 48.5 years. 23.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 14% were from 25 to 44; 39.6% were from 45 to 64; and 20.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.7% male and 47.3% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 133 people, 59 households, and 41 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,000.3 people per square mile (395.0/km²). There were 68 housing units at an average density of 511.4 per square mile (202.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.74% White, and 2.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.50% of the population.

There were 59 households out of which 25.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.76.

In the city, the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 22.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 107.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,500, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,730. There were 10.3% of families and 16.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including 17.5% of under eighteens and 8.3% of those over 64.


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