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Hudson, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Hudson had a population of 331 as of July 1, 2015. Hudson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hudson is located at latitude 43.1301 and longitude -96.4556 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hudson (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,220 feet.

The Town of Hudson (GNIS ID: 1267430) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hudson: Eden.

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Hudson, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 331
Population in Households 319
Population in Familes 266
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 1,172
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 143
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 96
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 121 (71.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $99,342
Average Home Value $171,488


Median Household Income $52,221
Average Household Income $59,545
Per Capita Income $23,077
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.15% 2.58%
Households 2.44% 2.9%
Families 6.2% 2.57%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   3.14%
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, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hudson to the other 390 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 181 54th
Population Density1 # 69 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 259 34th
Median Household Income # 136 65th
Per Capita Income # 267 32nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.