Hudson, Iowa

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Population in 2013: 2,353 (85% urban, 15% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.1%
 
Males: 1,220  (51.9%)
Females: 1,133  (48.1%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50643, 50701.

Hudson Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $81,612 (it was $56,065 in 2000)
Hudson:

$81,612
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,346 (it was $24,101 in 2000)

Hudson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $177,596 (it was $106,500 in 2000)
Hudson:

$177,596
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $193,914; Detached houses: $195,722; Townhouses or other attached units: $79,429; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $32,493

Median gross rent in 2012: $710.

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  • White alone - 2,221 (97.3%)
  • Hispanic - 36 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (0.3%)

Races in Hudson detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hudson: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (41.5%), Irish (11.5%), Norwegian (7.0%), United States (6.8%), English (5.8%), Dutch (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/1/1893

Elevation: 902 feet

Land area: 7.70 square miles.

Population density: 306 people per square mile   (very low).

Hudson,IA real estate house value index trend

Hudson, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Hudson:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hudson city:

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

92 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

This city:  3.9%
Iowa:  4.3%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Hudson, Iowa as of May 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hudson to the number of sex offenders is 2,322 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,060 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,279 (1.4%)

Hudson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waterloo, IA (7.9 miles , pop. 68,747).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (162.0 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (247.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Waterloo, IA (2.8 miles ), Cedar Falls, IA (2.8 miles ), Washburn, IA (3.1 miles ), Reinbeck, IA (3.1 miles ), Evansdale, IA (3.1 miles ), Dike, IA (3.1 miles ), Elk Run Heights, IA (3.3 miles ), Gilbertville, IA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $114,800
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $202,800
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $125,100
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $155,300
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $169,800
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $162,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.41 N, Longitude: 92.45 W

Area code: 319

Hudson household income distribution Hudson home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.7%
Iowa:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +104 (+5.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Work and jobs in Hudson: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hudson, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hudson, Iowa average temperatures Hudson, Iowa average precipitation Hudson, Iowa humidity Hudson, Iowa wind speed Hudson, Iowa snowfall Hudson, Iowa sunshine Hudson, Iowa clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Hudson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/2008, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.9 miles away from the Hudson city center killed 9 people and injured 70 people and caused $100 million in damages.

On 5/15/1968, a category F5 tornado 32.2 miles away from the city center killed 5 people and injured 156 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hudson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 364.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 345.0 miles away from Hudson center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 194.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 287.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 392.9 miles away from Hudson center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 394.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Black Hawk County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hudson topographic map

Birthplace of: Nick Niedert - Ice hockey goaltender.

Hospitals and medical centers near Hudson:

  • HARMONY HOUSE HEALTH CARE CENT (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WATERLOO, IA)
  • COUNTRY LANE GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 4 miles away; WATERLOO, IA)
  • SOUTH HILL GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; WATERLOO, IA)
  • PARKVIEW NURSING AND REHAB CENTE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WATERLOO, IA)
  • IOWA HOSPICE LLC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; WATERLOO, IA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WATERLOO, IA)
  • FRIENDSHIP VILLAGE RETIREMENT (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WATERLOO, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hudson:

  • Hawkeye Community College (about 7 miles; Waterloo, IA; Full-time enrollment: 7,160)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 8 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 45 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 54 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 11,503)
  • Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar (about 61 miles; Calmar, IA; FT enrollment: 3,365)
  • North Iowa Area Community College (about 63 miles; Mason City, IA; FT enrollment: 2,235)
  • Iowa State University (about 67 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)

Public high school in Hudson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hudson:

See full list of schools located in Hudson

Library in Hudson:

  • HUDSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $161,423; Location: 401 5TH ST; 28,352 books; 1,824 audio materials; 1,745 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 76 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hudson: Beech Nut Golf Course (A), Hudson Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Hudson Public Library (C), Hudson Town Hall (D), Hudson Volunteer Fire and Rescue (E), Hudson Depot Museum (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hudson include: Hudson United Methodist Church (A), Community Church (B), Saint Timothy Lutheran Church (C), Faith Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hudson include: Black Hawk Creek Greenbelt (1), Byron Sergeant Memorial Park (2), Hudson Park (3), Franke Park (4), Freedom Park (5), Witry Field (6), Historic Black Hawk County State Historical Marker (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Skyline Motel (321 South Washington Street).

Black Hawk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 70.9. This is about average.

City:

70.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.92
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hudson and their reported violations in the past:

HUDSON WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 2,282, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
OLDTIMERS # 3 SOUTH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.9%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.4%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.5%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Hudson, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Hudson compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Hudson (2011 data):

  • Lincoln Savings Bank: Hudson Branch at 141 Eldora Road, branch established on 1927/06/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $582.9 mil, Deposits: $430.7 mil, headquarters in Cedar Falls, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Lincoln Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Hudson travel time to work - commute Hudson mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hudson city (based on Black Hawk County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.22%
Here: 59.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran Church The Wesleyan Church
Adherents33.6%19.0%8.9%6.0%4.7%
Congregations11.1%12.6%11.9%5.9%4.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Reformed Church in AmericaGeneral Association of Regular Baptist Churches Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents4.4%2.8%2.4%1.8%16.3%
Congregations7.4%2.2%3.7%1.5%39.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Black Hawk County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Black Hawk County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 59
Black Hawk County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 94
Here:

7.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Black Hawk County:

26.6%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,303$43,8185$1,317
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$6,408
Police Protection - Officers 3$11,091$44,3643$5,723
Firefighters 0$0 19$1,281
Streets and Highways 2$6,869$41,2140$0
Sewerage 1$2,227$26,7240$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,333$39,99615$11,382
Water Supply 1$2,227$26,7240$0
Local Libraries 2$6,315$37,8906$2,117
Totals for Government 12$39,365$39,36554$28,228

Hudson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $164,000 ($69.70)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($5.95)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $625,000 ($265.62)
    Regular Highways: $231,000 ($98.17)
    Police Protection: $206,000 ($87.55)
    General Public Buildings: $109,000 ($46.32)
    Libraries: $103,000 ($43.77)
    Sewerage: $87,000 ($36.97)
    Parks & Recreation: $85,000 ($36.12)
    Housing & Community Development: $83,000 ($35.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($32.30)
    Water Utilities: $68,000 ($28.90)
    Financial Administration: $67,000 ($28.47)
    Fire Protection: $58,000 ($24.65)
    General - Other: $42,000 ($17.85)
    Health Services - Other: $30,000 ($12.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $81,000 ($34.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $149,000 ($63.32)
    Health - Other: $112,000 ($47.60)
    Water Utilities: $55,000 ($23.37)
    Parks & Recreation: $54,000 ($22.95)
    General Public Building: $50,000 ($21.25)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($17.42)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($15.30)
    Libraries: $20,000 ($8.50)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($8.50)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($1.70)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($1.27)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $443,000 ($188.27)

Hudson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $161,000 ($68.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $78,000 ($33.15)
    All Other: $35,000 ($14.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($8.92)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $138,000 ($58.65)
    Highways: $129,000 ($54.82)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $95,000 ($40.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $103,000 ($43.77)
    General Revenue, NEC: $65,000 ($27.62)
    Rents: $5,000 ($2.12)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $929,000 ($394.82)
    Water Utilities: $181,000 ($76.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $170,000 ($72.25)
    General Support: $24,000 ($10.20)
    All Other: $8,000 ($3.40)
  • Tax - Property: $738,000 ($313.64)
    Total General Sales: $194,000 ($82.45)
    NEC: $25,000 ($10.62)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($0.85)

Hudson government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,640,000 ($696.98)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,350,000 ($573.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,305,000 ($554.61)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,685,000 ($716.11)

Hudson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,636,000 ($1120.27)

5.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,420 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bremer County, IA  0.35% ($38,088 average AGI)
from Linn County, IA  0.32% ($26,264)
from Polk County, IA  0.23% ($33,018)


5.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,596 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Polk County, IA  0.40% ($36,292 average AGI)
to Bremer County, IA  0.36% ($44,102)
to Linn County, IA  0.33% ($29,311)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hudson:

  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KWLO (1330 AM; 5 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNWS (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWOF (850 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: FRIENDSHIP COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KWAY (1470 AM; 1 kW; WAVERLY, IA; Owner: AEL SUHR ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hudson:

  • KCVM (96.1 FM; HUDSON, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KOEL (98.5 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KHKE (89.5 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KBBG (88.1 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: AFRO AMERICAN COMMUNITY B/CSTING,INC)
  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCRR (97.7 FM; GRUNDY CENTER, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Hudson:

  • K44FK (Channel 44; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hudson, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 28
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 80
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 123
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 86
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 199
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8
See more detailed statistics of Hudson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hudson)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 19296 X Ave 3 Mi E 3 1/4 Mi S Dike (Lat: 42.324139 Lon: -92.629639), Call Sign: WRQ541, Licensee ID: L00043455
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/27/2005, Expiration Date: 02/12/2015
    Registrant: John H Schreck, 19296 X Ave, Hudson, IA 50643-8309, Phone: (319) 989-2337

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • HUDSON, 8815 South Hudson Road (Lat: 42.389556 Lon: -92.453528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQON460
    Assigned Frequencies: 6675.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/28/2011, Expiration Date: 11/28/2021, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2012, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • VOORHIES, 4710 West Eagle Road (Lat: 42.341500 Lon: -92.450222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.5 m, Call Sign: WQPI684
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 05/30/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KB0OCI, Licensee ID: L00820836
    Grant Date: 06/18/2004, Expiration Date: 07/15/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/01/2008
    Registrant: David G Berry, 116 Usher Rd, Hudson, IA 50643
  • Call Sign: KD5BBV, Licensee ID: L00141544
    Grant Date: 01/08/2008, Expiration Date: 06/11/2017, Certifier: Sandra E Brenner
    Registrant: Sandra E Brenner, 121 Washington St, Hudson, IA 50643
  • Call Sign: W0TWB, Previous Call Sign: N0BPU
    Grant Date: 01/07/1999, Expiration Date: 01/07/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2011
    Registrant: Thomas B Hamer, 111 Bonnie Blvd, Hudson, IA 50643
  • Call Sign: WB0JFF, Licensee ID: L00890112
    Grant Date: 07/09/2004, Expiration Date: 08/23/2014, Certifier: Lovelle J Pedersen
    Registrant: Lovelle J Pedersen, 2327 W Reinbeck Rd, Hudson, IA 50643
  • Call Sign: WB0YXV
    Grant Date: 04/10/1990, Expiration Date: 04/10/2000, Cancellation Date: 04/11/2002
    Registrant: Ivan K Hare Sr, 321 S Washington St, Hudson, IA 50643
  • Call Sign: W0DDW, Previous Call Sign: KB0OCI, Licensee ID: L00820836
    Grant Date: 04/01/2008, Expiration Date: 04/01/2018, Certifier: David G Berry
    Registrant: David G Berry, 116 Usher Rd, Hudson, IA 50643
  • Call Sign: KD0MCO, Licensee ID: L01577358
    Grant Date: 06/18/2010, Expiration Date: 06/18/2020, Certifier: Timothy W Bicket
    Registrant: Timothy W Bicket, 116 Oak St, Hudson, IA 50643

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: HILLER UH-12E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 72 mph), Engine: LYCOMING VO-540 SERIES (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 130HA , Serial Number: HA3030, Airworthiness Date: 08/09/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 2838 W Tama Rd, Hudson, IA 50643
  • Aircraft: BELL 47G-5 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: LYCOMING VO-435-B1A (265 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1449W , Serial Number: 7931, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 07/25/2007
    Registrant (Corporation): Ritel Copter Service Inc, 2838 W Tama Rd, Hudson, IA 50643
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 80865 , Serial Number: 17266779, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/06/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Rick A Green, 2838 W Tama Rd, Hudson, IA 50643
  • Aircraft: BELL 47G-5 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: LYCOMING VO-435-B1A (265 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8125J , Serial Number: 25004, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 05/27/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Rick Green, 2838 W Tama Rd, Hudson, IA 50643
  • Aircraft: BELL 47G-5 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: LYCOMING VO-435 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8140J , Serial Number: 25008, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 01/19/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Rick A Green, 2838 W Tama Rd, Hudson, IA 50643
  • Aircraft: JONES T B/JONES A T EXEC 162F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTORWAY RW-100 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 999BH , Serial Number: 6267, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Black Hawk Insurance Services Inc, Po Box 360, Hudson, IA 50643

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$167,3203$158,2038$161,079
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$221,300
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$149,755
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0030.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$98,4101$147,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0030.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Hazardous Condition: 11

Incident types - Hudson

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hudson, IA
Most common first names in Hudson, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1471.7 years
John1275.0 years
William1280.7 years
Ruth1183.1 years
Mary978.0 years
Edward778.9 years
Harold774.4 years
Evelyn673.3 years
Alice684.2 years
Marie688.3 years
Most common last names in Hudson, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jensen1574.5 years
Brandhorst1080.6 years
Wyatt877.6 years
Strayer784.1 years
Miller781.6 years
Dufel683.3 years
Smith675.2 years
Johnson582.4 years
Sergeant484.7 years
Christensen479.2 years

Businesses in Hudson, IA

  • Ford: 1

Hudson on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Engineers"
  • #82 (50643) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Alsatian first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #99 (50701) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Yugoslavian first ancestries"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jeffrey L. Gardner (3)
  • Duane F. Meyer (2)
  • Jeff Lubben (2)
  • Matthew J. Sallee (1)
  • Paul R. Seeber (1)
  • John A. Weihs (1)
  • Mark J. Tieszen (1)
  • Matthew James Hartleip (1)
  • Trent E. Wiles (1)
  • Christopher M. Barber (1)

Total of 24 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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