Hudson, Kansas

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Population in 2013: 128 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.8%
 
Males: 67  (52.4%)
Females: 61  (47.6%)
Median resident age:  48.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip code: 67545

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,585 (it was $31,500 in 2000)
Hudson:

$48,585
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,144 (it was $13,730 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $36,150 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Hudson:

$36,150
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $38,553; Detached houses: $38,553
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  • White alone - 123 (95.3%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (4.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hudson: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (42.6%), Irish (11.3%), English (6.4%), Scotch-Irish (5.0%), French (2.1%), Swedish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1865 feet

Land area: 0.13 square miles.

Population density: 963 people per square mile   (low).

Hudson, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Hudson:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hudson city:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
Kansas:  6.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $600 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $289 (1.0%)

Hudson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (77.8 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (381.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Seward, KS (3.0 miles) , St. John, KS (3.0 miles ), Stafford, KS (3.2 miles ), Radium, KS (3.7 miles) , Sylvia, KS (4.1 miles ), Ellinwood, KS (4.2 miles ), Raymond, KS (4.2 miles) , Great Bend, KS (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 38.10 N, Longitude: 98.66 W

Area code: 620

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

4.0%
Kansas:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-15.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (33%)
  • Wholesale trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (31%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (16%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (29%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (18%)
  • Other financial specialists (12%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)

Average climate in Hudson, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hudson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 110% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Hudson city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/4/1950, a category F4 tornado 24.8 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hudson-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 157.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from Hudson center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 370.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 344.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 268.5 miles away from Hudson center
On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stafford County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hudson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hudson:

  • LEISURE HOMESTEAD AT ST JOHN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ST JOHN, KS)
  • HEARTHSTONE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SAINT JOHN, KS)
  • ST JOHN PRIMARY CARE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SAINT JOHN, KS)
  • STAFFORD COUNTY HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; STAFFORD, KS)
  • LEISURE HOMESTEAD ASSN (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; STAFFORD, KS)
  • LEISURE HOMESTEAD AT STAFFORD (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; STAFFORD, KS)
  • STAFFORD DISTRICT HOSPITAL #4 (Hospital, about 11 miles away; STAFFORD, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hudson:

  • Barton County Community College (about 22 miles; Great Bend, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,108)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 41 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 4,174)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 65 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 8,728)
  • Newman University (about 77 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,066)
  • Friends University (about 77 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,024)
  • Wichita Technical Institute (about 77 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 2,015)
  • Wichita State University (about 80 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 11,743)

Public elementary/middle school in Hudson:

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Notable locations in Hudson: Stafford County Flour Mills Grain Elevator Number 1 (A), Stafford County Rural Fire Department Station 430 (B), Hudson Community Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Hudson: Trinity Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Stafford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.5%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.4%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Hudson compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Hudson (2011 data):

  • UMB National Bank of America: Hudson Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $825.6 mil, Deposits: $401.1 mil, headquarters in Salina, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Umb Financial Corporation

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 (83%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Electricity (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hudson city (based on Stafford County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.85%
Here: 63.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)American Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Church of Christ
Adherents28.4%16.0%10.3%9.3%9.0%
Congregations26.1%8.7%8.7%8.7%8.7%
NameChurches of ChristNorth American Baptist ConferenceChurch of the NazareneChurch of the BrethrenOther
Adherents7.1%5.8%3.0%2.8%8.2%
Congregations8.7%4.3%4.3%4.3%17.4%
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: 2
Stafford County:

4.57 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Stafford County:

9.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

18.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Stafford County:

29.7%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.7%
State:

13.4%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$4,200
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$600
Sewerage 2$4,200$25,2000$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,500
Totals for Government 2$4,200$25,2009$6,300

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $24,000 ($187.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($70.31)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($46.88)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($31.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($15.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $4,000 ($31.25)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($7.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($140.63)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,000 ($70.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($70.31)
    All Other: $1,000 ($7.81)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $11,000 ($85.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($70.31)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($31.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($7.81)
  • Tax - Property: $18,000 ($140.63)
    Public Utilities: $2,000 ($15.63)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $28,000 ($218.75)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $18,000 ($140.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($78.13)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $94,000 ($734.38)

4.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,724 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Kansas average:

6.43%

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 Barton County, KS  0.85% ($42,000 average AGI)


6.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Kansas average:

6.89%

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 Reno County, KS  0.90% ($37,000 average AGI)
to Barton County, KS  0.78% ($19,846)
to Pratt County, KS  0.72% ($20,583)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hudson:

  • KVGB (1590 AM; 5 kW; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO INC.)
  • KWLS (1290 AM; 5 kW; PRATT, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNNS (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LARNED, KS; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFRM (550 AM; 5 kW; SALINA, KS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hudson:

  • KGGG (94.7 FM; STERLING, KS; Owner: AD ASTRA PER ASPERA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KHMY (93.1 FM; PRATT, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KVGB-FM (104.3 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KHOK (100.7 FM; HOISINGTON, KS; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KWBI (91.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KHCT (90.9 FM; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: HUTCHINSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Hudson:

  • KSNC (Channel 2; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF WICHITA)
  • KOOD (Channel 9; HAYS, KS; Owner: SMOKY HILLS PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP.)
  • KWCH-TV (Channel 12; HUTCHINSON, KS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K30GD (Channel 30; GREAT BEND, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Charles A Contreras, Near The Town Of Hudson Kansas (Lat: 38.107611 Lon: -98.663722), Type: 91.4, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 3107387162, Chuck@postrockcommunications.Com, 3238 SELBY AVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hudson Grade School (Lat: 38.108333 Lon: -98.651750), Call Sign: KNDY224
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.295 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2012, Expiration Date: 10/07/2022
    Registrant: Spectrum License Consultants, Inc., 6713 Club Meadows Dr., Amarillo, TX 79124, Phone: (806) 352-4810, Fax: (806) 352-4830, Email:
  • Lat: 38.158000 Lon: -98.637472, Call Sign: WQCC613
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.460 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/31/2005, Expiration Date: 01/31/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/05/2005, Certifier: Michael R Gatton
    Registrant: Mobile Radio Service, Inc., Route 2, Box 249-A, Great Bend, KS 67530, Phone: (620) 793-5443, Fax: (620) 793-6507

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Hudson, Ne130th St - 8.5mi Nw Of (Lat: 38.144056 Lon: -98.737167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WHC477
    Assigned Frequencies: 6805.00 MHz, 6835.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/23/2011, Expiration Date: 12/17/2021
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Hudson

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