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Hudson, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Hudson had a population of 3,656 as of July 1, 2017. Hudson ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hudson is located at latitude 35.8475 and longitude -81.4865 in Caldwell County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hudson (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Caldwell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,260 feet.

The Town of Hudson (GNIS ID: 2405871) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Hudson is located within Township of Hudson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Caldwell 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hudson: Lovelady.

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Hudson, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,656
Daytime Population: Workers 3,075
Daytime Population: Residents 2,141
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,216
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.43
Population in Households 3,582
Population in Familes 2,916
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density2 980
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $40,063
Average Household Income $52,195
Per Capita Income $22,056


Total Housing Units 1,696 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 993 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 521 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $128,874
Average Home Value $149,421


Total Households 1,514
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 1,017
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.44% -0.4%
Households -0.48% -0.44%
Families -0.81% -0.56%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.74%

Hudson, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hudson to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 212 71st
Population Density # 228 69th
Diversity Index # 587 21st
Median Household Income # 408 45th
Per Capita Income # 394 47th

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