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Hudson is a city in Saint Croix County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after the Hudson River of New York.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Hudson. For links to other places called Hudson, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Hudson is 44.974N. The longitude is -92.756W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 709 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,240.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$50,991
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hudson demographic reports
Hudson is on the St. Croix River.
Former and merged names include:
· Willow River
19th-century lumber town
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 15. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.5 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Dunn Brothers
Local festivals include:
  • Winter Fest - Jan. 13, 2007
  • Booster Days - June 29-July 1, 2007
Dates often change. Check Hudson web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Willow River State Park, Kinnickinnic State Park
Historic sites and museums: Octagon House
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Hudson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Saint Croix County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54016 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

32% of Hudson residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hudson ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hudson was $26,921, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

38% of Hudson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Hudson festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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History

Historic districts in Hudson include Second Street Commercial District, Sixth Street Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Hudson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $571.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,113.


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Libraries in Hudson include Hudson Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Hudson include Hudson Star-Observer

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Politics

Saint Croix County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hudson political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Hudson workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Hudson include Americas Best Value Inn Hudson, Best Western, Comfort Inn, Fairfield Inn by Marriott, Holiday Inn Express, Super 8.

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More info about Hudson:

DUPLICATE NAMES
Other WI communities named Hudson:
  �Saint Croix County town

WI communities formerly known as Hudson:
  �Lyons, Walworth County

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