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Hudson, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Hudson Census Designated Place had a population of 1,465 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 Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hudson is located at latitude 41.2772 and longitude -75.8312 in Luzerne County. The formal boundaries for the Hudson Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Luzerne County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 627 feet.

The Hudson Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628698) 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 Township of Plains, a minor civil division (MCD) of Luzerne 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.

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


Total Population 1,465
Population in Households 1,465
Population in Familes 1,157
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,881
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 665
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 417
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 697 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 444 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 220 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $127,536
Average Home Value $172,354


Median Household Income $52,870
Average Household Income $58,565
Per Capita Income $26,603
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.07%
Households 0.37% 0.12%
Families -0.15% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hudson to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania 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 # 782 56th
Population Density1 # 270 85th
Diversity Index2 # 1209 31st
Median Household Income # 689 61st
Per Capita Income # 687 61st

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