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Overview

Introduction to Hudson, Massachusetts

Hudson, Massachusetts, in Middlesex county, is 10 miles NW of Framingham, Massachusetts and 26 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts. The people of the town are in the Boston metropolitan area.

Hudson History

Hudson was initially inhabited by the Praying Indians during the 1650s. The first European settlement of the Hudson area occurred in the year 1699 when John Barnes settled there. Hudson was formerly a part of Marlborough, and was known as Feltonville. It was officially incorporated in the year 1866 and named Hudson.

Hudson and nearby Attractions

  • Hudson Recreation Department
  • Boutwell Memorial Field
  • Discovery Museums
  • Marlborough Recreation Department
  • Artemas Ward Park
  • Davis Mega Maze

Things To Do In Hudson

Hudson is home to many beautiful churches, which regularly organize various programs for the city's people. There are also many historic sites and museums in the city that are worth visiting. During your leisure time, you can relax at any of the public parks or catch a movie in the theatre. There is something for everyone to do and enjoy in the city.

Hudson Transportation

The nearest local airport that serves the area is Worcester regional.

Hudson Higher Education

Middlesex community college serves the city.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,379
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens17.9%
Employed Population 16+8,082
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married50.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher35.7%
Median Earnings25+$44,289
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,668
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,411

Wealth

Median Family Income$88,337
% Above Poverty Level92.5%
% Below Poverty Level7.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone27.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,125
Median House Value$288,800

Ancestry

Irish20.6%
Italian14.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.5%
Portuguese13.3%
English10.5%
Brazilian7.1%
French Except Basque6.5%
German6%
Canadian5.3%
Polish4.9%
Scottish2.4%
Lithuanian1.5%
Swedish1.2%
Russian0.9%
Finnish0.8%
Norwegian0.8%
Hungarian0.5%
US/American0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Austrian0.4%
Greek0.3%
West Indian0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Welsh0.2%
African0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Cape Verdean0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
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Hudson Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NW of Framingham, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City26 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Middlesex County
Standard Zip Codes1749
Phone Area Codes508,978
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude42.391
Longitude-71.566

Hudson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCLINTON
Distance6 miles
Jan Temp15 to 33 F
Apr Temp37 to 55 F
Jul Temp63 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 61 F
Annual Precip49.1 inches
StationFRAMINGHAM
Distance10.7 miles
Jan Temp16 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 58 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches
StationBEDFORD
Distance15.8 miles
Jan Temp16 to 35 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip46.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Berlin3,061$105,089
Bolton5,113$161,417
Marlborough39,545$85,563
Northborough6,314$111,225
Southborough9,968$165,417
Stow7,027$158,807
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Hudson Public Schools

Hudson High
69 Brigham St
(978) 567-6250
High
Total Enrollment 1191
C R Hubert
119 Broad St
(978) 567-6130
Primary
Total Enrollment 207
Mulready Elementary
306 Cox St
(978) 567-6170
Primary
Total Enrollment 301
John F Kennedy
201 Manning St
(978) 567-6210
Middle
Total Enrollment 425
C A Farley
119 Cottage St
(978) 567-6153
Primary
Total Enrollment 496
Forest Avenue Elementary
136 Forest Ave
(978) 567-6190
Primary
Total Enrollment 332

Hudson Private Schools

Darnell Sch For Educational & Behavioral Service
15 South St Ste 500
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 14
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