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Overview

Introduction to Hudson, New Hampshire

Hudson, New Hampshire, in Hillsborough county, is 1 miles E of Nashua, New Hampshire and 34 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts.

Hudson History

Hudson was originally a part of the Dunstable Land Grant. It was named Nottingham West in the early 1740s. The town was renamed Hudson in 1830 after the Hudson River. Hudson is home to the Hills Memorial Library, which is one of the oldest public libraries in New Hampshire. The town is located in Hillsborough County, which was founded on March 19, 1771.

Hudson and nearby Attractions

  • Musquash Conservation Land
  • Alvirne Hills House
  • Nashua Historical Society Museum
  • Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge
  • Lowell National Historical Park
  • Harold Parker State Forest

Things To Do In Hudson

A visit to the Nashua Historical Society Museum will provide insights into the history of the area. The Great Brook Farm State Park, Willard Brook State Forest and the Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge provide amenities for several different types of recreational opportunities. One can enjoy shopping at the Hudson Mall Shopping Center. The town also has many houses of worship, including the Hudson Community United Church of Christ, Saint John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church and the First Baptist Church of Hudson.

Hudson Transportation

Manchester-Boston Regional Airport is a short distance away.

Hudson Higher Education

The University of Massachusetts-Lowell, Middlesex Community College and New Hampshire College provide facilities for higher education.

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Demographics

People

Total Population24,808
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens14.6%
Employed Population 16+13,164
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married58.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher35.7%
Median Earnings25+$50,593
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$36,295
Median Earnings With High School Degree$38,867

Wealth

Median Family Income$96,293
% Above Poverty Level94.2%
% Below Poverty Level5.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone16.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,242
Median House Value$263,200

Ancestry

Irish21.4%
French Except Basque17.4%
English14%
Italian11.8%
Canadian11.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.9%
German7.5%
Polish4.2%
Portuguese3.2%
Scottish2.8%
Dutch1.8%
Greek1.7%
Arab1.4%
Lithuanian1%
Norwegian1%
Swedish1%
Egyptian0.9%
Belgian0.6%
Russian0.5%
Lebanese0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Brazilian0.3%
US/American0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Ukrainian0.1%
African0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Hudson Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hillsborough County
Standard Zip Codes3051
Phone Area Codes603
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.76
Approximate Longitude-71.43

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)

StationNASHUA 2 NNW
Distance2.5 miles
Jan Temp12 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 61 F
Annual Precip45.4 inches
StationLOWELL
Distance8.8 miles
Jan Temp14 to 33 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 85 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip43.1 inches
StationMASSABESIC LAKE
Distance15.3 miles
Jan Temp5 to 32 F
Apr Temp29 to 56 F
Jul Temp55 to 82 F
Oct Temp32 to 61 F
Annual Precip39.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Litchfield8,382$105,505
Londonderry24,844$109,370
Merrimack25,580$103,998
Nashua87,279$82,913
Pelham13,189$108,297
Windham14,238$128,229

Hudson Public Libraries

Rodgers Memorial Library
194 DERRY ROAD
Hudson, New Hampshire
(603) 886-6030

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Hudson Public Schools

Hills Garrison Elementary School
190 Derry Rd
(603) 881-3930
Primary
Total Enrollment 485
Alvirne High School
200 Derry Rd
(603) 886-1260
High
Total Enrollment 1390
Dr. H. O. Smith Elementary School
33 School St
(603) 886-1248
Primary
Total Enrollment 438
Hudson Memorial School
1 Memorial Dr
(603) 886-1240
Middle
Total Enrollment 963
Nottingham West Elementary School
10 Pelham Rd
(603) 595-1570
Primary
Total Enrollment 776

Hudson Private Schools

Presentation Of Mary Academy
182 Lowell Rd
Elementary
Total Enrollment 402
Stonewood School
99 Lowell Rd Ste B
Elementary
Total Enrollment 14
Beginning Discoveries Learning Center
292 Derry Rd
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
Country Bear Preschool & Child Care
1 Cutler Rd
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
Early Start Children's Center
141 Kimball Hill Rd
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
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