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Hudson, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Hudson is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lincoln County at latitude 43.1301 and longitude -96.4556. Lincoln County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,220 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Hudson, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hudson, South Dakota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Hudson indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hudson: Eden.

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Hudson, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 314
Population in Households 302
Population in Familes 251
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 1,112
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 136
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 91
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 160 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 115 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $102,941
Average Home Value $161,207


Median Household Income $51,482
Average Household Income $62,213
Per Capita Income $24,175
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.4% 2.02%
Households 1.81% 2.25%
Families 6.37% 1.9%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   3.27%
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, 2014 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 # 183 53rd
Population Density1 # 76 81st
Diversity Index2 # 273 29th
Median Household Income # 146 63rd
Per Capita Income # 247 37th

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