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Hudson, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Hudson had a population of 317 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 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hudson: Eden.

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


Total Population 317
Population in Households 305
Population in Familes 253
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 1,122
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 134
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 158 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 114 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $172,124


Median Household Income $52,817
Average Household Income $63,888
Per Capita Income $24,582
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.1% 1.53%
Households 0.99% 1.45%
Families 3.92% 1.31%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   0.93%
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 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota 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 # 184 53rd
Population Density1 # 76 81st
Diversity Index2 # 267 32nd
Median Household Income # 130 67th
Per Capita Income # 257 35th

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