Hudson, Maine

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Hudson, Maine
Town
Hudson, Maine is located in Maine
Hudson, Maine
Hudson, Maine
Location within the state of Maine
Coordinates: 45°0′1″N 68°52′46″W / 45.00028°N 68.87944°W / 45.00028; -68.87944
Country United States
State Maine
County Penobscot
Area[1]
 • Total 40.03 sq mi (103.68 km2)
 • Land 37.64 sq mi (97.49 km2)
 • Water 2.39 sq mi (6.19 km2)
Elevation 144 ft (44 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,536
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 1,532
 • Density 40.8/sq mi (15.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 04449
Area code(s) 207
FIPS code 23-34365
GNIS feature ID 0582527
Website hudsonmaine.wordpress.com

Hudson is a town in Penobscot County, Maine, United States. The population was 1,536 at the 2010 census.[4]

History[edit]

Hudson was first settled about 1800. In 1824, it became a plantation and was named "Jackson", probably after Andrew Jackson. In 1825, however, it was incorporated as the town of "Kirkland". The name was changed to "Hudson" in 1854 after Hudson, Massachusetts.[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 40.03 square miles (103.68 km2), of which, 37.64 square miles (97.49 km2) of it is land and 2.39 square miles (6.19 km2) is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,536 people, 590 households, and 427 families residing in the town. The population density was 40.8 inhabitants per square mile (15.8 /km2). There were 786 housing units at an average density of 20.9 per square mile (8.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.7% White, 0.1% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 590 households of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.6% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the town was 40 years. 21.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.3% were from 25 to 44; 32.3% were from 45 to 64; and 10.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census,[6] there were 1,393 people, 508 households and 386 families residing in the town. The population density was 36.8 per square mile (14.2/km²). There were 677 housing units at an average density of 17.9 per square mile (6.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.85% White, 0.50% African American, 0.72% Native American, 0.14% Pacific Islander, and 0.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.22% of the population.

There were 508 households of which 37.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.8% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.0% were non-families. 15.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.03.

27.5% of the population wee under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 34.7% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 105.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.5 males.

The median household income was $38,594 and the median family income was $40,982. Males had a median income of $32,188 versus $21,146 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,850. About 11.2% of families and 13.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.1% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-16. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-16. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Hudson town, Penobscot County, Maine". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 19, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Profile for Hudson, Maine". ePodunk. Retrieved 2010-05-04. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°00′04″N 68°52′50″W / 45.00111°N 68.88056°W / 45.00111; -68.88056