Hudson, Iowa

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Population in 2017: 2,354 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.2%
 
Males: 1,195  (50.8%)
Females: 1,159  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 50643, 50701.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $74,890 (it was $56,065 in 2000)
Hudson:

$74,890
IA:

$58,570

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,238 (it was $24,101 in 2000)

Hudson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $214,258 (it was $106,500 in 2000)
Hudson:

$214,258
IA:

$149,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $163,561; detached houses: $167,250; townhouses or other attached units: $185,287; in 2-unit structures: $182,917; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $129,369; mobile homes: $45,158

Median gross rent in 2017: $667.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hudson: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.8%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.3% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Hudson, IA (2010)
    • 2,22197.3%White alone
    • 361.6%Hispanic
    • 120.5%Asian alone
    • 60.3%Black alone
    • 70.3%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Hudson, Iowa as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hudson is 1,218 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (54.7%), American (19.4%), English (4.9%), Irish (3.0%), Norwegian (2.6%), Danish (1.6%).

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, Iowa map

59 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia, 0.9% Europe, 0.8% North America, 0.3% Latin America).

This city:

2.4%
Iowa:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,343 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,182 (1.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 42.41 N, Longitude: 92.45 W

Area code: 319

Distribution of median household income in Hudson, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hudson, IA in 2017
Hudson satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $309,100
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $295,600
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $311,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Hudson, IA residents
Average permit cost in Hudson, IA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Iowa:

2.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +104 (+5.2%).
Most common industries in Hudson, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Machinery (10.1%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Machinery (17.2%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.4%)
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.7%)
  • Social assistance (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Hudson, IA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Registered nurses (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Engineers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)

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

Hudson, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.6. This is about average.

City:

70.6
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

8.5

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 Hudson 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 the city 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 Hudson 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 the city 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 (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hudson topographic map

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)

Airports located in Hudson:

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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)

Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: Nick Niedert - Ice hockey goaltender.

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

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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Hudson:

Marital status in Hudson, IA
  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 66.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Hudson:

  • High school or higher: 98.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Iowa average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hudson
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant24,94754
Catholic20,04911
Evangelical Protestant14,57777
Black Protestant9,11611
Other2,39211
Orthodox601
None59,949-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Here:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Black Hawk 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
Black Hawk County:

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%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Black Hawk County:

14.0%
Iowa:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.7%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hudson:

48.8%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Hudson:

28.9
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.3%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hudson:

8.3%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hudson:

6.8
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hudson:

36.5%
State:

33.5%

General health condition:
Hudson:

57.6%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Hudson:

78.4%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hudson, IA Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 3$11,091$44,3643$5,723
Local Libraries 2$6,315$37,8906$2,117
Streets and Highways 2$6,869$41,2140$0
Financial Administration 2$7,303$43,8185$1,317
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
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$6,408
Firefighters 0$0 19$1,281
Totals for Government 12$39,365$39,36554$28,228

Hudson government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $859,000 ($364.91)
    Regular Highways: $516,000 ($219.20)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,455,000 ($618.10)
    Sewerage: $440,000 ($186.92)
    Regular Highways: $402,000 ($170.77)
    Police Protection: $323,000 ($137.21)
    Water Utilities: $289,000 ($122.77)
    Libraries: $196,000 ($83.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $188,000 ($79.86)
    Financial Administration: $134,000 ($56.92)
    Health - Other: $127,000 ($53.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $124,000 ($52.68)
    General - Other: $81,000 ($34.41)
    Central Staff Services: $81,000 ($34.41)
    Local Fire Protection: $80,000 ($33.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($5.10)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($2.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $131,000 ($55.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $581,000 ($246.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $21,000 ($8.92)

Hudson government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $326,000 ($138.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $121,000 ($51.40)
    Other: $58,000 ($24.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($6.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $86,000 ($36.53)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $48,000 ($20.39)
    Interest Earnings: $42,000 ($17.84)
    Rents: $5,000 ($2.12)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,514,000 ($643.16)
    Water Utilities: $328,000 ($139.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $219,000 ($93.03)
    Other: $84,000 ($35.68)
  • Tax - Property: $953,000 ($404.84)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $276,000 ($117.25)
    Other License: $97,000 ($41.21)

Hudson government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,699,000 ($2420.99)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,455,000 ($2317.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,179,000 ($500.85)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $935,000 ($397.20)

Hudson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,064,000 ($1726.42)

4.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,795 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Iowa average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bremer County, IA  0.31% ($45,761 average AGI)
from Linn County, IA  0.26% ($37,847)
from Polk County, IA  0.21% ($43,343)


6.57% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,385 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Iowa average:

6.23%

0.43% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,845 average AGI)
Black Hawk County:

0.43%
Iowa average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Polk County, IA  0.58% ($52,360 average AGI)
to Bremer County, IA  0.39% ($51,157)
to Linn County, IA  0.36% ($39,204)

Businesses in Hudson, IA

  • Ford: 1

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.)
Hudson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Hudson fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 38.4mTotal length
  • 22,895Total average daily traffic
  • 1,231Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,895Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hudson, IA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 31940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 51980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hudson, IA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 04/18/2015, Registrant: John H Schreck, 19296 X Ave, Hudson, IA 50643-8309, Phone: (319) 989-2337
  • Hudson Electric #1, 1823 350th Street (Lat: 43.142083 Lon: -96.428556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 19 m, Call Sign: WRCW765,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.137 MHz, 456.137 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2019, Expiration Date: 02/14/2029, Certifier: Randy Iedema, Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • 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, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • DM03IP646, 8815 S Hudson Rd (Lat: 42.389611 Lon: -92.453500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQWL973,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2015, Expiration Date: 09/30/2025, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • Hudson, 1 Km Ne (Lat: 42.413056 Lon: -92.437778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 109 m, Overall height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: WQXV210,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2016, Expiration Date: 06/17/2026, Certifier: Jeff Olson, Registrant: Racom, 201 W. State St., Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:
  • Hudson, 1 Km Ne (Lat: 42.413056 Lon: -92.437778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 109 m, Overall height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: WRAK563,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 12/14/2017, Expiration Date: 12/14/2027, Certifier: Rick Penning, Registrant: Racom, 201 W. State St., Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Fax: (641) 752-0674, Email:
  • HDN, 602 Washington St (Lat: 42.407750 Lon: -92.455528), Type: Silo, Structure height: 44.2 m, Overall height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WRDD322,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz... (+8 more), Grant Date: 04/02/2019, Expiration Date: 04/02/2029, Certifier: Donnie Happel, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hudson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hudson)
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 in Hudson, IA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hudson, IA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 14. The highest number of fires - 26 took place in 2003, and the least - 2 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hudson, IA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (51.3%), and Structure Fires (28.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hudson, IA
    • 12151.3%Outside Fires
    • 6628.0%Structure Fires
    • 3715.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 125.1%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hudson, IA
  • 84.6%Utility gas
  • 10.2%Electricity
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hudson, IA
  • 65.4%Utility gas
  • 30.1%Electricity
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Hudson compared to Iowa 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 8 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jeffrey L. Gardner (4)
  • Duane F. Meyer (2)
  • Jeff Lubben (2)
  • Adell Warren Brecheisen, Ii (1)
  • John A. Weihs (1)
  • Paul R. Seeber (1)
  • Christopher M. Barber (1)
  • Matthew J. Sallee (1)
  • Mark J. Tieszen (1)
  • John Wayne Schletzbaum (1)

Total of 26 patent applications in 2008-2020.