Hudson, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,443.
Males: 714  (49.5%)
Females: 729  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

50.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,332
Hudson:

$51,332
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,944

Hudson CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $125,700
Hudson:

$125,700
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $169,865; detached houses: $173,160; townhouses or other attached units: $90,015

Median gross rent in 2017: $695.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hudson: 95.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.9%
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  • Races in Hudson, PA (2010)
    • 1,40697.4%White alone
    • 120.8%Black alone
    • 100.7%Hispanic
    • 90.6%Two or more races
    • 50.3%Asian alone
    • 10.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Hudson, Pennsylvania as of February 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hudson is 432 to 1.


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Ancestries: Polish (48.6%), Italian (16.8%), Slovak (5.5%), Welsh (5.2%), English (4.5%), Ukrainian (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,847 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,877 (2.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Scranton, PA (12.9 miles , pop. 76,415).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (93.9 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (95.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Plains, PA (0.9 miles ),
Forty Fort borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Inkerman, PA (1.4 miles ),
Wyoming borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Swoyersville borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Laflin borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
West Wyoming borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Kingston borough, PA (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.27 N, Longitude: 75.84 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 570

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

5.2%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.3. This is about average.

City:

72.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.71. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.71
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.151. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.69
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Hudson-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Hudson place center killed 2 people and injured 15 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 7/4/1960, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.7 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hudson-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 200.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.2 miles away from Hudson center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 237.1 miles away from Hudson center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 246.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.2 miles away from Hudson center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 276.9 miles away from Hudson 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 Luzerne County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Hudson:

  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PLAINS, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE WILKES-BARRE (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; WILKES-BARRE, PA)
  • MEDICAL HOME CARE CORP (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WILKES BARRE, PA)
  • AMEDYSIS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WILKES BARRE, PA)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WILKES BARRE, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-EAST MOUNTAIN (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WILKES-BARRE, PA)
  • WESLEY VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; PITTSTON, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hudson:

  • King's College (about 3 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,392)
  • Wilkes University (about 4 miles; Wilkes-Barre, PA; FT enrollment: 3,912)
  • Misericordia University (about 9 miles; Dallas, PA; FT enrollment: 2,554)
  • Luzerne County Community College (about 10 miles; Nanticoke, PA; FT enrollment: 4,724)
  • University of Scranton (about 14 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 5,488)
  • Marywood University (about 16 miles; Scranton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 37 miles; Bloomsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 9,452)

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Luzerne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.8%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.2%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Hudson:

Marital status in Hudson, PA
  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 14.8%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

For population 25 years and over in Hudson:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hudson, PA (based on Luzerne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic138,00075
Mainline Protestant31,734142
Evangelical Protestant12,502108
Other5,13417
Orthodox1,66712
Black Protestant1181
None131,763-
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: 65
This county:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Luzerne County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 96
Luzerne County:

3.08 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 294
This county:

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Luzerne County:

9.6%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.4%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Luzerne County:

9.6%
State:

11.5%

3.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.38%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lackawanna County, PA  0.42% ($34,949 average AGI)
from Columbia County, PA  0.20% ($37,285)
from Schuylkill County, PA  0.14% ($35,492)


3.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,533 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.91%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($248 average AGI)
Luzerne County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lackawanna County, PA  0.39% ($42,725 average AGI)
to Columbia County, PA  0.22% ($37,469)
to Schuylkill County, PA  0.19% ($33,233)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hudson:

  • WITK (1550 AM; 10 kW; PITTSTON, PA; Owner: ROBERT C. CORDARO, INC.)
  • WYCK (1340 AM; 1 kW; PLAINS, PA; Owner: LB RADIO CORPORATION)
  • WILK (980 AM; 5 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WBAX (1240 AM; 1 kW; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WARM (590 AM; 5 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEJL (630 AM; 2 kW; SCRANTON, PA)
  • WNAK (730 AM; 1 kW; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: SEVEN-THIRTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WGBI (910 AM; 1 kW; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WEMR (1460 AM; 5 kW; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hudson:

  • WKRZ (98.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WMGS (92.9 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVIA-FM (89.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA EDUCATIONAL TV ASSN.)
  • WQFM (92.1 FM; NANTICOKE, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • WBHT (97.1 FM; MOUNTAIN TOP, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCLH (90.7 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: WILKES COLLEGE)
  • W219CG (91.7 FM; WILKER-BARRE, PA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCWQ (93.7 FM; DALLAS, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEZX (106.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: THE SCRANTON TIMES, L.P.)
  • W288BE (105.5 FM; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WGGY (101.3 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WWDL-FM (104.9 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: LANE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHD (95.7 FM; OLYPHANT, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WUSR (99.5 FM; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON)
  • W212AT (90.3 FM; CLARKS SUMMIT, PA; Owner: NORTHEASTERN PA. EDUCTNL TV ASSOC.)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAMT (103.1 FM; FREELAND, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)
  • WPGP (88.3 FM; TAFTON, PA; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Hudson:

  • WNEP-TV (Channel 16; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WOLF-TV (Channel 56; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVIA-TV (Channel 44; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NE PA ED TV ASSOCIATION)
  • WBRE-TV (Channel 28; WILKES-BARRE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYOU (Channel 22; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W07BV (Channel 7; WILKES-BARRE, ETC., PA; Owner: CATHOLIC BROADCASTING OF SCRANTON, INC.)
  • WQPX (Channel 64; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: PAXSON SCRANTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSWB (Channel 38; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: KB PRIME MEDIA LLC)
  • W54BO (Channel 54; KINGSTON, PA; Owner: KATHY POTERA)
  • W67DE (Channel 67; NEWPORT, PA; Owner: TRIPLE J COMMUNITY BROADCASTING., L.L.C.)
  • W26CD (Channel 26; SCRANTON, PA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.4mTotal length
  • $932,000Total costs
  • 64,886Total average daily traffic
  • 10,207Total average daily truck traffic
  • 37,689Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KA3VRT, Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 01/16/2000, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2002, Registrant: Gabriel Homick, 50 Cleveland St, Hudson, PA 18705
  • Call Sign: KB3QI, Licensee ID: L00319833, Grant Date: 08/04/1999, Expiration Date: 02/16/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/02/2001, Registrant: George E Wiencek, 24 Union St, Hudson, PA 18705-3919
  • Call Sign: N3HXJ, Previous Call Sign: KA3VQS, Licensee ID: L00331054, Grant Date: 02/28/2001, Expiration Date: 03/13/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/14/2012, Registrant: Nicholas J Kozich, 57 Cleveland St, Hudson, PA 18705
  • Call Sign: W1XL, Licensee ID: L00168046, Grant Date: 05/31/2017, Expiration Date: 08/26/2027, Certifier: Barnett E Kurtz, Registrant: Barnett E Kurtz, 72 Oak Street, Hudson, PA 18705-3425
  • Call Sign: N3WV, Previous Call Sign: KB3QI, Licensee ID: L00319833, Grant Date: 06/16/2011, Expiration Date: 03/02/2021, Certifier: George E Wiencek, Registrant: George E Wiencek, 24 Union St, Hudson, PA 18705-3919

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hudson, PA
  • 76.3%Utility gas
  • 11.8%Electricity
  • 11.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hudson, PA
  • 79.9%Utility gas
  • 20.1%Electricity


Hudson compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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