Hudson, Colorado

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Town of Hudson, Colorado
Statutory Town
The Hudson Town Hall.
The Hudson Town Hall.
Location of Hudson in Weld County, Colorado.
Location of Hudson in Weld County, Colorado.
Coordinates: 40°4′21″N 104°38′24″W / 40.07250°N 104.64000°W / 40.07250; -104.64000Coordinates: 40°4′21″N 104°38′24″W / 40.07250°N 104.64000°W / 40.07250; -104.64000
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County[1] Weld
Incorporated (town) April 2, 1914[2]
Government
 • Type Statutory Town[1]
Area[3]
 • Total 5.95 sq mi (15.41 km2)
 • Land 5.87 sq mi (15.21 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.20 km2)
Elevation[4] 5,000 ft (1,524 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,356
 • Estimate (2016)[5] 1,585
 • Density 269.93/sq mi (104.22/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[6] 80642
Area code(s) 303
FIPS code 08-37820
GNIS feature ID 0180861
Website Town of Hudson

The Town of Hudson is a Statutory Town in Weld County, Colorado, United States. The population was 2,356 at the 2010 census.

A post office called Hudson has been in operation since 1883.[7] The town derives its name from the town company, Hudson City Land and Improvement Co.[8]

Geography[edit]

Hudson is located at 40°4′21″N 104°38′24″W / 40.07250°N 104.64000°W / 40.07250; -104.64000 (40.072582, -104.639890).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2), of which, 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.85%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 322
1930 346 7.5%
1940 295 −14.7%
1950 365 23.7%
1960 430 17.8%
1970 518 20.5%
1980 698 34.7%
1990 918 31.5%
2000 1,565 70.5%
2010 2,356 50.5%
Est. 2016 1,585 [5] −32.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

As of the census[11] of 2000, there were 1,565 people, 485 households, and 388 families residing in the town. The population density was 673.8 people per square mile (260.5/km²). There were 504 housing units at an average density of 217.0 per square mile (83.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 79.68% White, 0.89% African American, 1.21% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 14.95% from other races, and 2.75% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 25.43% of the population.

There were 485 households out of which 49.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.6% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.8% were non-families. 15.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.23 and the average family size was 3.64.

In the town, the population was spread out with 36.4% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 33.2% from 25 to 44, 17.1% from 45 to 64, and 4.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 106.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $45,673, and the median income for a family was $48,393. Males had a median income of $36,108 versus $23,088 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,613. About 6.9% of families and 11.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.9% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Active Colorado Municipalities". State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs. Archived from the original on 2010-11-23. Retrieved 2007-09-01. 
  2. ^ "Colorado Municipal Incorporations". State of Colorado, Department of Personnel & Administration, Colorado State Archives. 2004-12-01. Retrieved 2007-09-02. 
  3. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 25, 2017. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  6. ^ "ZIP Code Lookup". United States Postal Service. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on November 23, 2010. Retrieved October 9, 2007. 
  7. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  8. ^ Dawson, John Frank. Place names in Colorado: why 700 communities were so named, 150 of Spanish or Indian origin. Denver, CO: The J. Frank Dawson Publishing Co. p. 27. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  11. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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