Hudson (CDP), Massachusetts facts for kids

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Hudson, Massachusetts
Census-designated place
Hudson Town Hall
Hudson Town Hall
Country United States
State Massachusetts
County Middlesex
Town Hudson
 • Total 5.9 sq mi (15.3 km2)
 • Land 5.7 sq mi (14.8 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation 217 ft (66 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 14,907
 • Density 2,527/sq mi (974/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 01749
Area code(s) 978
FIPS code 25-31575
GNIS feature ID 0611243

Hudson is a census-designated place (CDP) in the town of Hudson in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 14,907 at the 2010 census.


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According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 15.3 km² (5.9 mi²). 14.8 km² (5.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it (3.06%) is water.


See also: List of Massachusetts locations by per capita income

As of the census of 2000, there were 14,388 people, 5,652 households, and 3,809 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 971.2/km² (2,517.1/mi²). There were 5,790 housing units at an average density of 390.8/km² (1,012.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.91% White, 0.88% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 1.22% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.64% from other races, and 2.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.48% of the population.

There were 5,652 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 33.5% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $55,063, and the median income for a family was $67,643. Males had a median income of $43,815 versus $35,068 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $25,167. About 3.3% of families and 5.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and 10.5% of those age 65 or over.

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