Hudson Lake, Indiana

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Population in 2010: 1,297.
Males: 587  (45.3%)
Females: 710  (54.7%)
Median resident age:

38.8 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 46552.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,736
Hudson Lake:

$50,736
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,806

Hudson Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $131,300
Hudson Lake:

$131,300
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $159,052; detached houses: $157,219

Median gross rent in 2017: $640.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hudson Lake: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.2%
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  • Races in Hudson Lake, IN (2010)
    • 1,23395.1%White alone
    • 393.0%Hispanic
    • 201.5%Two or more races
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.08%Black alone
    • 10.08%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: German (33.7%), American (17.9%), English (8.1%), Polish (6.0%), Italian (5.3%), Canadian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 775 feet

24 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.9%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,063 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,186 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South Bend, IN (14.6 miles , pop. 107,789).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (59.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

New Carlisle, IN (1.3 miles ),
Rolling Prairie, IN (2.2 miles ),
Galien, MI (2.6 miles ),
Three Oaks, MI (2.7 miles ),
Fish Lake, IN (3.2 miles ),
New Troy, MI (3.4 miles ),
La Porte, IN (3.4 miles ),
Buchanan, MI (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.71 N, Longitude: 86.53 W

Distribution of median household income in Hudson Lake, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hudson Lake, IN in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
Indiana:

3.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.7. This is about average.

City:

80.7
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.67. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.67
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.80
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Hudson Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.5 miles away from the Hudson Lake place center killed 36 people and injured 321 people.

On 11/26/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hudson Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 85% 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 236.4 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 212.2 miles away from Hudson Lake center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 138.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 278.6 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 265.9 miles away from Hudson Lake center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 234.2 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 LaPorte County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Hudson Lake:

  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NEW CARLISLE, IN)
  • HAMILTON GROVE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NEW CARLISLE, IN)
  • AWS (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SOUTH BEND, IN)
  • FMC - NEPHROLOGY - BLACKTHORN (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; SOUTH BEND, IN)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY HEALTH LA PORTE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; LA PORTE, IN)
  • CONTINUING CARE CENTER OF LAPORTE HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LA PORTE, IN)
  • FMC - NEPHROLOGY - LA PORTE (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; LA PORTE, IN)

Amtrak stations near Hudson Lake:

  • 12 miles: NEW BUFFALO (WHITAKER & RAILROAD TRACKS) . Services: public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 13 miles: SOUTH BEND (2702 W. WASHINGTON AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: NILES (598 DEY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plants near Hudson Lake:

  • 17 miles: Donald C. Cook 1 and 2 in Bridgman, MI.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hudson Lake:

  • University of Notre Dame (about 16 miles; Notre Dame, IN; Full-time enrollment: 12,214)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 17 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 5,563)
  • Andrews University (about 20 miles; Berrien Springs, MI; FT enrollment: 3,103)
  • Purdue University-North Central Campus (about 21 miles; Westville, IN; FT enrollment: 3,682)
  • Lake Michigan College (about 28 miles; Benton Harbor, MI; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Valparaiso University (about 32 miles; Valparaiso, IN; FT enrollment: 3,542)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 43 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)

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LaPorte County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.0%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.0%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Hudson Lake:

Marital status in Hudson Lake, IN
  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 19.5%

For population 25 years and over in Hudson Lake:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Indiana average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hudson Lake, IN (based on LaPorte County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,83813
Evangelical Protestant12,55683
Mainline Protestant9,01631
Black Protestant2,14911
Other1,61410
Orthodox462
None71,248-
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: 22
LaPorte County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
LaPorte County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
LaPorte County:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
LaPorte County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Here:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.5%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.5%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
Indiana:

14.3%

4.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
Indiana average:

6.06%

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 Porter County, IN  1.07% ($44,131 average AGI)
from Lake County, IN  0.49% ($37,033)
from Cook County, IL  0.43% ($70,627)


5.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Indiana average:

6.25%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Porter County, IN  0.94% ($47,608 average AGI)
to St. Joseph County, IN  0.58% ($37,536)
to Lake County, IN  0.38% ($35,067)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hudson Lake:

  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIMS (1420 AM; 5 kW; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WHFB (1060 AM; 5 kW; BENTON HARBOR-ST. JO, MI; Owner: WHFB B/CST ASSOCIATES LTD PARTNERSHP)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hudson Lake:

  • WWLV (102.3 FM; NEW CARLISLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W300AL (107.9 FM; MISHAWAKA, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WBEW (89.5 FM; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WVPE (88.1 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: ELKHART COMMUNITY SCHOOLS CORP.)
  • WUBU (106.3 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: PARTNERSHIP RADIO, LLC)
  • WZOC (94.3 FM; PLYMOUTH, IN; Owner: PLYMOUTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAUS (90.7 FM; BERRIEN SPRINGS, MI; Owner: ANDREWS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAOR (95.3 FM; NILES, MI; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W203AJ (88.5 FM; MICHIGAN CITY, IN; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WYTZ (97.5 FM; BRIDGMAN, MI; Owner: WSJM INC)
  • WSMK (99.1 FM; BUCHANAN, MI; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WSND-FM (88.9 FM; NOTRE DAME, IN; Owner: VOICE OF THE FIGHTING IRISH, INC.)
  • WETL (91.7 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: SOUTH BEND COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORP.)
  • W295AF (106.9 FM; LA PORTE, IN; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHLP (89.9 FM; HANNA, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WHFB-FM (99.9 FM; BENTON HARBOR, MI; Owner: WHFB BROADCAST ASSOCIATES L P)
  • WUBS (89.7 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: INTERFAITH CHRISTIAN UNION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hudson Lake:

  • WBND-LP (Channel 57; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WBND-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRDY-LP (Channel 69; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYGN-LP (Channel 12; BERRIEN SPRINGS, MI; Owner: GOOD NEWS TELEVISION)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W18CF (Channel 18; ELKHART, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 18.8mTotal length
  • 68,442Total average daily traffic
  • 12,343Total average daily truck traffic
  • 81,063Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hudson Lake, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 91950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hudson Lake, IN

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HUDSON LAKE, 3.5 N Of Rolling Prairie (Lat: 41.724194 Lon: -86.627778), Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WPJE804, Licensee ID: L00128090,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6387.49 MHz, Grant Date: 03/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2012, Certifier: Michael P Goggin, Registrant: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, LLC

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hudson Lake, IN
  • 85.5%Utility gas
  • 14.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hudson Lake, IN
  • 67.2%Utility gas
  • 32.8%Electricity


Hudson Lake compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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