Hudson, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Hudson, New York - Basic Facts

The City of Hudson had a population of 6,706 as of July 1, 2018. Hudson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hudson is located at latitude 42.2519 and longitude -73.786 in Columbia County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hudson (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Columbia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 82 feet.

The City of Hudson (GNIS ID: 979083) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hudson: Claverack Landing.

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Hudson, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,706
Population in Households 6,190
Population in Familes 4,215
Population in Group Qrtrs 516
Population Density2 3,108
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $39,996
Average Household Income $56,076
Per Capita Income $23,436


Total Housing Units 3,362 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 948 (28.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,782 (53.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 632 (18.8%)
Median Home Value $187,500
Average Home Value $244,568


Total Households 2,730
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,324
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.01% -0.27%
Households -0.16% -0.35%
Families -0.4% -0.5%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

Hudson, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hudson to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 287 76th
Population Density # 264 78th
Diversity Index # 87 93rd
Median Household Income # 1105 8th
Per Capita Income # 1054 12th

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