Hudson, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 3,698 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.1%
Males: 1,732  (46.8%)
Females: 1,966  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

40.5 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28638.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,754 (it was $35,562 in 2000)
Hudson:

$46,754
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,255 (it was $20,519 in 2000)

Hudson town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $160,195 (it was $87,200 in 2000)
Hudson:

$160,195
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $165,938; detached houses: $164,679

Median gross rent in 2017: $641.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hudson: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.5%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 84.6% for Black residents, 29.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 57.7% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Hudson, NC (2010)
    • 3,44691.3%White alone
    • 2185.8%Hispanic
    • 671.8%Black alone
    • 260.7%Two or more races
    • 80.2%Asian alone
    • 50.1%American Indian alone
    • 30.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Hudson, North Carolina as of December 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hudson is 112 to 1.


Crime rates in Hudson by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.5)
2
(66.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(80.9)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(66.2)
2
(65.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.2)
2
(52.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(64.2)
5
(160.2)
2
(65.0)
5
(165.4)
4
(131.5)
5
(165.9)
1
(26.2)
3
(79.3)
3
(80.6)
1
(26.6)
12
(323.0)
2
(53.9)
10
(269.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
32
(1,027)
26
(832.8)
27
(878.0)
19
(628.5)
23
(756.1)
12
(398.3)
25
(653.8)
18
(475.8)
27
(725.8)
16
(426.2)
19
(511.4)
22
(593.0)
10
(269.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
85
(2,729)
91
(2,915)
87
(2,829)
89
(2,944)
89
(2,926)
63
(2,091)
103
(2,694)
97
(2,564)
95
(2,554)
96
(2,557)
69
(1,857)
80
(2,156)
80
(2,152)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(192.6)
3
(96.1)
5
(162.6)
7
(231.6)
7
(230.1)
5
(165.9)
6
(156.9)
3
(79.3)
6
(161.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(80.9)
6
(161.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)209.3214.6226.7286.1234.4158.0179.1173.9182.0212.0174.7217.8236.2

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City-data.com crime index in Hudson, NC

Crime rate in Hudson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.79
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (38.2%), English (9.7%), German (7.8%), European (7.2%), Scotch-Irish (5.8%), Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1264 feet

Land area: 3.67 square miles.

Population density: 1,008 people per square mile   (low).

Hudson, North Carolina map

75 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

This town:

2.0%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,432 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,106 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gastonia, NC (44.4 miles , pop. 66,277).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (57.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (449.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Sawmills, NC (1.4 miles ),
Cajah's Mountain, NC (1.7 miles ),
Granite Falls, NC (2.1 miles ),
Lenoir, NC (2.2 miles ),
Gamewell, NC (2.4 miles ),
Rhodhiss, NC (2.5 miles ),
Cedar Rock, NC (2.6 miles ),
Connelly Springs, NC (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 35.85 N, Longitude: 81.49 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +762 (+20.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 156 (9.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 828

Distribution of median household income in Hudson, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hudson, NC in 2017
Hudson satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Hudson, NC
Historical housing units in Hudson, NC
Most common industries in Hudson, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (22.3%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Truck transportation (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Construction (3.1%)
  • Apparel (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (25.6%)
  • Truck transportation (7.7%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (18.4%)
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Apparel (4.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Hudson, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (2.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)

Average climate in Hudson, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hudson, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.5. This is about average.

City:

67.5
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.0478. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0478
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

On 5/7/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the Hudson town center injured 2 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 12.1 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hudson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 147.8 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 212.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 138.7 miles away from Hudson center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 94.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from Hudson center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Caldwell County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hudson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hudson:

  • SHAIRE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LENOIR, NC)
  • CAMELOT MANOR NURSING CARE FAC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; GRANITE FALLS, NC)
  • VOCA-LAUREL GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; GRANITE FALLS, NC)
  • BMA OF LENOIR INC (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; LENOIR, NC)
  • CALDWELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; LENOIR, NC)
  • GATEWAY REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LENOIR, NC)
  • CALDWELL COUNTY HOME HEALTH AG (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LENOIR, NC)

College/University in Hudson:

  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute (Full-time enrollment: 3,636; Location: 2855 Hickory Blvd.; Public; Website: www.cccti.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Hudson:

  • Western Piedmont Community College (about 14 miles; Morganton, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,205)
  • Catawba Valley Community College (about 16 miles; Hickory, NC; FT enrollment: 3,785)
  • Wilkes Community College (about 27 miles; Wilkesboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,292)
  • Appalachian State University (about 28 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 17,362)
  • Mitchell Community College (about 34 miles; Statesville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,458)
  • Cleveland Community College (about 40 miles; Shelby, NC; FT enrollment: 2,541)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 40 miles; Mooresville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,350)

Public high schools in Hudson:

Private high schools in Hudson:

  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 142, Location: 239 MOUNT HERMAN RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • HARRIS CHAPEL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 44, Location: 1444 CAJAH MOUNTAIN RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hudson:

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Points of interest:

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

Creek: Angley Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Madison Bumgarner - Baseball pitcher.

Caldwell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

HIDDEN VALLEYCAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.8%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.1%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Hudson (2011 data):

  • Parkway Bank: Hudson Branch at 596 Central Street, branch established on 2004/02/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $113.7 mil, Deposits: $107.0 mil, headquarters in Lenoir, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Bank of Granite: Hudson Office at 537 Main Street, branch established on 1961/09/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $753.5 mil, Deposits: $688.5 mil, headquarters in Granite Falls, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.
  • SunTrust Bank: Hudson Branch 144 at 164 Hickman Avenue, branch established on 1994/02/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 425 Main Street Branch at 425 Main Street, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Hudson Branch at Us 321-4 Central Street And Huss Avenue, branch established on 1973/04/19. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Hudson:

Marital status in Hudson, NC
  • Never married: 22.4%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

For population 25 years and over in Hudson:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 0.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
North Carolina average:

11.9

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, NC (based on Caldwell County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,183108
Mainline Protestant7,48638
Catholic8831
Black Protestant6915
Other3321
None34,684-
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: 15
Here:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Caldwell County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Here:

5.67 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Caldwell County:

4.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.9%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Caldwell County:

19.0%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.4%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hudson:

42.4%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Hudson:

28.6
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hudson:

19.6%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hudson:

10.2%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hudson:

6.8
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hudson:

35.7%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

53.4%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.4%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hudson, NC 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
Other and Unallocable 69$1,196$2082$1,196
Police Protection - Officers 11$31,368$34,2200$0
Streets and Highways 7$17,588$30,1510$0
Financial Administration 3$8,938$35,7520$0
Parks and Recreation 2$5,683$34,0987$2,989
Police - Other 1$3,073$36,8760$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,858$70,2960$0
Totals for Government 94$73,704$9,4099$4,185

Hudson government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $84,000 ($22.71)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $671,000 ($181.45)
    Regular Highways: $406,000 ($109.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $396,000 ($107.08)
    Housing and Community Development: $231,000 ($62.47)
    Financial Administration: $176,000 ($47.59)
    Central Staff Services: $117,000 ($31.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $80,000 ($21.63)
    General - Other: $37,000 ($10.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($1.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($4.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $53,000 ($14.33)
    Police Protection: $45,000 ($12.17)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $698,000 ($188.75)

Hudson government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $103,000 ($27.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $51,000 ($13.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $69,000 ($18.66)
    Donations From Private Sources: $11,000 ($2.97)
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000 ($2.16)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($1.89)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($0.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $318,000 ($85.99)
    Housing and Community Development: $179,000 ($48.40)
    Highways: $117,000 ($31.64)
    Other: $4,000 ($1.08)
  • Tax - Property: $977,000 ($264.20)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $426,000 ($115.20)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $41,000 ($11.09)

Hudson government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000 ($121.69)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $375,000 ($101.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,000 ($20.28)

Hudson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $695,000 ($187.94)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $254,000 ($68.69)

5.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,992 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.09%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

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 Catawba County, NC  1.06% ($37,037 average AGI)
from Burke County, NC  0.81% ($34,109)
from Alexander County, NC  0.18% ($32,020)


4.74% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,138 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

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 Catawba County, NC  1.00% ($43,146 average AGI)
to Burke County, NC  0.87% ($31,361)
to Alexander County, NC  0.21% ($31,271)
Businesses in Hudson, NC
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Lane Furniture2
Burger King1Rite Aid1
CVS1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
KFC1Wendy's1
Kincaid1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hudson:

  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WKGX (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WJRI (1340 AM; 1 kW; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WCIS (760 AM; daytime; 4 kW; MORGANTON, NC; Owner: W.F.M. INCORPORATED)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WYCV (900 AM; 1 kW; GRANITE FALLS, NC; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXIT (1200 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLOWING ROCK, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCXN (1170 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLAREMONT, NC; Owner: WCXN, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMNC (1430 AM; 3 kW; MORGANTON, NC; Owner: COOPER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSVM (1490 AM; 1 kW; VALDESE, NC; Owner: GHB OF WAXHAW, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hudson:

  • W232AV (94.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: DAVID TORRES)
  • W218BW (91.5 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKVS (103.3 FM; LENOIR, NC; Owner: FOOTHILLS RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WFHE (90.3 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZJS (100.7 FM; BANNER ELK, NC; Owner: HIGHLAND COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATES, LLC)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKBC-FM (97.3 FM; NORTH WILKESBORO, NC; Owner: WILKES BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W285DG (104.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W225AA (92.9 FM; BOONE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hudson:

  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WHKY-TV (Channel 14; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WTBL-LP (Channel 53; LENOIR, NC; Owner: SOUND MEDIA, INC.)
  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNE-TV (Channel 17; LINVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
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
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.5mTotal length
  • 56,500Total average daily traffic
  • 5,606Total average daily truck traffic
  • 113,000Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Timothy L Warner, Sr 1717 0.5 Km From Pine Mountain Rd (Lat: 35.849722 Lon: -81.444167), Type: 150.0, Structure height: 37027 m, Overall height: 150 m, Registrant: University Radio Foundation Inc, Jsprinkle@wfae.Org, , Charl-otte, Phone: (704) 549-9323
  • Timothy L Warner, Sr 1717 0.5 Km From Pine Mountain Rd (Lat: 35.849722 Lon: -81.444167), Type: 150.0, Structure height: 37027 m, Overall height: 150 m, Registrant: University Radio Foundation Inc, Jsprinkle@wfae.Org, , Charl-otte, Phone: (704) 549-9323
  • Sr 1717 0.5 Km From Pine Mountain Rd (Lat: 35.849722 Lon: -81.444167), Type: 150.0, Overall height: 150 m, Registrant: University Radio Foundation Inc, Charl-otte, Phone: (704) 549-9323

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Hudson, NC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • OUR WAY, 1916 Leah Drive (Lat: 35.826278 Lon: -81.492444), Type: Tank, Structure height: 37.5 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WRBS237,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/2018, Expiration Date: 06/04/2028, Certifier: Gina Cacciatore, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hudson)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$120,95810$111,07533$114,3251$72,3203$76,6031$86,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$115,2570$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$116,1301$99,01013$125,7991$9,9001$74,4001$29,280
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$99,3902$103,7909$130,7830$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$133,5530$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0304.00 , 0306.00, 0307.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$143,3702$116,330
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: 0304.00 , 0306.00, 0307.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hudson, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hudson, NC - 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 fires per year is 50. The highest number of reported fires - 86 took place in 2011, and the least - 19 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Hudson, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.0%), and Outside Fires (37.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hudson, NC
    • 38345.0%Structure Fires
    • 32037.6%Outside Fires
    • 10512.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 435.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hudson, NC
Most common first names in Hudson, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5671.9 years
James4672.0 years
Mary4477.1 years
John3473.9 years
Paul2768.4 years
Ruth2677.9 years
George2674.8 years
Robert2670.6 years
Charles2471.2 years
Betty2365.1 years
Most common last names in Hudson, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4575.0 years
Bumgarner3472.9 years
Hartley3375.6 years
Austin2773.7 years
Miller2671.5 years
Watson2268.2 years
Kirby2175.9 years
Haas2075.8 years
Annas2075.4 years
Greene2075.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hudson, NC
  • 78.0%Electricity
  • 13.0%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hudson, NC
  • 68.3%Electricity
  • 19.6%Utility gas
  • 9.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Hudson compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
There are 7 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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