Location of Hudson, Texas
|• Total||5.1 sq mi (13.2 km2)|
|• Land||5.1 sq mi (13.1 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)|
|Elevation||335 ft (102 m)|
|• Density||932/sq mi (359.9/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||1388561|
Hudson is located in central Angelina County at  adjacent to the western border of Lufkin, the county seat. Texas State Highway 94 passes through the community, leading southwest 30 miles (48 km) to Groveton.(31.330062, -94.797360),
According to the United States Census Bureau, Hudson has a total area of 5.1 square miles (13.2 km2), of which 5.1 square miles (13.1 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 0.76%, is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,792 people, 1,288 households, and 1,013 families residing in the city. The population density was 827.9 people per square mile (319.7/km²). There were 1,390 housing units at an average density of 303.5/sq mi (117.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 83.91% White, 3.96% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.29% Asian, 9.81% from other races, and 1.82% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.06% of the population.
There were 1,288 households out of which 44.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.3% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.30.
In the city the population was spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 30.7% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 99.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $33,511, and the median income for a family was $37,292. Males had a median income of $26,935 versus $19,722 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,798. About 12.1% of families and 13.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.7% of those under age 18 and 15.5% of those age 65 or over.
Hudson has no post office. All mail sent to residents who live in Hudson can use Hudson, Texas or Lufkin, Texas address, since they share a zip code.
City of Hudson Police Department, Chief Jimmy Casper
Hudson is served by the Hudson Independent School District.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Hudson city, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved August 9, 2013.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
-  Handbook of Texas Online article
- Hudson Independent School District
- Hudson Volunteer Fire Department