Hudson, South Dakota

Hudson is a town in Lincoln County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 296 at the 2010 census. It is the easternmost community in South Dakota.[6]

Hudson, South Dakota
Location in Lincoln County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Lincoln County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 43°7′47″N 96°27′17″W / 43.12972°N 96.45472°W / 43.12972; -96.45472Coordinates: 43°7′47″N 96°27′17″W / 43.12972°N 96.45472°W / 43.12972; -96.45472
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Dakota
CountyLincoln
Settled1868[1]
Area
 • Total0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Land0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,220 ft (372 m)
Population
 • Total296
 • Estimate 
(2015)[4]
316
 • Density1,057.1/sq mi (408.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
57034
Area code(s)605
FIPS code46-30740
GNIS feature ID1265658[5]

The town takes its name from Hudson, Iowa, the native home of a large share of the early settlers.[7]

GeographyEdit

Hudson is located at 43°7′47″N 96°27′17″W / 43.12972°N 96.45472°W / 43.12972; -96.45472 (43.129824, -96.454627),[8] along the Big Sioux River.[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all of it land.[2]

Hudson has been assigned the ZIP code 57034 and the FIPS place code 30740.

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
188088
1890202129.5%
190040098.0%
19104041.0%
192047016.3%
19304781.7%
19404780.0%
19505004.6%
1960455−9.0%
1970366−19.6%
19803886.0%
1990332−14.4%
200040221.1%
2010296−26.4%
Est. 2016320[10]8.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]
2015 Estimate[4]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 296 people, 126 households, and 70 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,057.1 inhabitants per square mile (408.1/km2). There were 150 housing units at an average density of 535.7 per square mile (206.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.3% White, 1.0% Native American, and 0.7% from two or more races.

There were 126 households of which 19.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.2% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.4% were non-families. 37.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.74.

The median age in the town was 47.7 years. 13.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21% were from 25 to 44; 28.7% were from 45 to 64; and 27% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 53.7% male and 46.3% female.

2000 censusEdit

As of the census of 2000, there were 402 people, 146 households, and 93 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,505.5 people per square mile (574.9/km²). There were 162 housing units at an average density of 606.7 per square mile (231.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.01% White, 1.49% Native American, and 0.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.00% of the population.

There were 146 households out of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.3% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.22.

In the town, the population was spread out with 29.9% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 18.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 87.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,250, and the median income for a family was $44,792. Males had a median income of $30,469 versus $21,607 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,339. About 1.9% of families and 4.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.3% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.

EducationEdit

Alcester-Hudson High School is the only high school in the Alcester-Hudson School District.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SD Towns" (PDF). South Dakota State Historical Society. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-02-10. Retrieved 2010-02-13.
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
  4. ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on October 19, 2016. Retrieved June 23, 2016.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "EXTREME SETTLEMENTS: A COMPREHENSIVE LIST". Weekend Roady. Retrieved 2014-04-14.
  7. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 43.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. ^ DeLorme (2001). South Dakota Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. ISBN 0-89933-330-3
  10. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  11. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved September 23, 2013.