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North Hudson, Wisconsin

North Hudson, Wisconsin
Location of North Hudson, Wisconsin
Location of North Hudson, Wisconsin
Country United States
State Wisconsin
County St. Croix
 • Type President - Trustees
 • Village President George K. Klein
 • Total 2.38 sq mi (6.16 km2)
 • Land 1.57 sq mi (4.07 km2)
 • Water 0.81 sq mi (2.10 km2)
Elevation[2] 741 ft (226 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 3,768
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 3,784
 • Density 2,400.0/sq mi (926.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 54016
Area code(s) 715 & 534
FIPS code 55-58050[5]
GNIS feature ID 1581684[2]

North Hudson is a village in St. Croix County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 3,768 at the 2010 census.


  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
    • 2010 census 2.1
  • Government 3
  • Events 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.38 square miles (6.16 km2), of which, 1.57 square miles (4.07 km2) of it is land and 0.81 square miles (2.10 km2) is water.[1]

Wisconsin Highway 35 serves as a main route in the community.

North Hudson is located at (44.995367, -92.754966).[6] Less specifically, it is immediately north of the city of Hudson.


As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $60,848, and the median income for a family was $70,938. Males had a median income of $46,970 versus $30,313 for females. The per capita income for the village was $26,540. About 1.3% of families and 1.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.9% of those under age 18 and 5.7% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 3,768 people, 1,471 households, and 1,048 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,400.0 inhabitants per square mile (926.6/km2). There were 1,552 housing units at an average density of 988.5 per square mile (381.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.2% White, 0.9% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.9% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.9% of the population.

There were 1,471 households of which 35.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.8% were non-families. 20.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% 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 2.98.

The median age in the village was 38.9 years. 26% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.1% were from 25 to 44; 29.6% were from 45 to 64; and 10.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.3% male and 50.7% female.


North Hudson has its own Police Department, North Hudson Police Department. Fire and EMS services are provided through the City of Hudson by Hudson Fire Department and St. Croix EMS & Rescue.


North Hudson hosts the North Hudson Pepper Festival during the third full weekend of August each year. It began as a way to raise money for North Hudson Elementary School, and still to this day gives back money raised from it to community organizations. The fesitval has an Italian theme because when it began in 1954, there was a high population of Italians living in North Hudson. The festival includes events such as a parade, spaghetti or pepper eating contests, and a coronation where a king, a queen, and three princesses are chosen to serve as the North Hudson Pepper Festival Royalty for a year.[9]


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External links

  • Village of North Hudson, WI -- Official website
  • North Hudson Pepper Festival -- Official website
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