Overview

Introduction to Hudson, Ohio

Hudson, Ohio, in Summit county, is 11 miles N of Akron, Ohio (center to center) and 22 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio. The people of the city are in the Akron metropolitan area. 

Hudson History

Hudson was founded by David Hudson in 1799 and was named after him. It was incorporated in 1837. In the early twentieth century, James Ellsworth helped to modernize Hudson and his son, Lincoln Ellsworth, was the only Hudsonite who figured on a U.S. postage stamp. The city was also the childhood home of the American abolitionist, John Brown. Hudson was the first U.S. community that launched a citywide electronic gift card in November 2002.

Hudson and Nearby Attractions

  • Cuyahoga Valley National Park
  • Tinkers Creek State Park
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
  • Hale Farm and Village
  • Sea World Ohio

Things To Do In Hudson

You can enjoy boating at the Hudson Springs Park which also includes a walking trail and several docks. In addition, you can visit the Barlow Farm Park, Wildlife Woods, Cascade Park, Bicentennial Woods and Colony Park. You can plan a day trip to the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Hudson boasts of a number of theaters such as Porthouse Theatre, Hudson Players, Carousel Dinner Theatre and Coach House Theatre. The Akron Art Museum is also nearby.

Hudson Transportation

Air transportation is available from Cuyahoga County Airport.

Hudson Higher Education

The nearest universities and colleges are University of Akron - Main Campus, John Carroll University, Kent State University - Main Campus and Baldwin - Wallace College.

Demographics

People

Total Population22,287
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens17.2%
Employed Population 16+10,802
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married69.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher56.9%
Median Earnings25+$70,725
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,777

Wealth

Median Family Income$153,773
% Above Poverty Level97.6%
% Below Poverty Level2.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home11.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone16.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,927
Median House Value$331,900

Ancestry

Irish18.8%
Italian14.5%
English13.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.6%
Polish6.7%
Scottish2.9%
Hungarian2.8%
French Except Basque2.6%
Welsh2.2%
Slovak2%
Russian1.8%
Dutch1.6%
Croatian1.3%
Czech1.3%
Slovene1.2%
Swedish1.2%
Austrian1%
Swiss0.9%
Greek0.8%
Norwegian0.8%
Ukrainian0.7%
Romanian0.6%
Arab0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Albanian0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Latvian0.2%
African0.1%
German0.1%
Australian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
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Hudson Almanac

CategoryValue
CountySummit County
Standard Zip Codes44236
Company Zip Codes44237
Phone Area Codes2,34,330, 234
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.24
Approximate Longitude-81.45

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)

StationAKRON
Distance11.5 miles
Jan Temp20 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 60 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip36 inches
StationAKRON CANTON AP
Distance22.4 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp37 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp42 to 61 F
Annual Precip38.4 inches
StationCHARDON
Distance27.2 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp58 to 80 F
Oct Temp39 to 60 F
Annual Precip47.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Macedonia11,808$106,480
Peninsula632$103,333
Silver Lake2,511$119,188
Stow34,796$91,201
Streetsboro16,395$79,463
Twinsburg18,915$102,944

Hudson Public Libraries

Hudson Library And Historical Society
96 LIBRARY STREET
Hudson, Ohio
(330) 653-6658

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Hudson Public Schools

East Woods Elementary School
120 N Hayden Pkwy
ZIP: 44236
(330) 653-1256
Middle
Total Enrollment 658
Ellsworth Hill Elementary School
7750 Stow Rd
ZIP: 44236
(330) 653-1236
Primary
Total Enrollment 348
Evamere Elementary School
76 N Hayden Pkwy
ZIP: 44236
(330) 653-1226
Primary
Total Enrollment 559
Hudson High School
2500 Hudson Aurora Rd
ZIP: 44236
(330) 653-1416
High
Total Enrollment 1616
Hudson Middle School
77 N Oviatt St
ZIP: 44236
(330) 653-1316
Middle
Total Enrollment 1079
Mcdowell Elementary School
280 N Hayden Pkwy
ZIP: 44236
(330) 653-1246
Primary
Total Enrollment 281

Hudson Private Schools

Academy For Young Children Tlc
187 Ravenna St
ZIP: 44236
Elementary
Total Enrollment 21
Hudson Montessori School
7545 Darrow Rd
ZIP: 44236
Elementary
Total Enrollment 177
Le Chaperon Rouge
5423 Darrow Rd
ZIP: 44236
Elementary
Total Enrollment 17
Seton Catholic Elementary School
6923 Stow Rd
ZIP: 44236
Elementary
Total Enrollment 433
Western Reserve Academy
115 College St
ZIP: 44236
Secondary
Total Enrollment 403
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