Hudson is located close to the center of Massachusetts. Hudson is part of Middlesex County. Hudson has 5.74 square miles of land area and 0.18 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Hudson population is 15,212, which has grown 5.73% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 4.85% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Hudson median household income is $66,334 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 20.47% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 34.34% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Hudson median house value is $278,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 53.17% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 77.65% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Hudson is close to the state average in quality. The Hudson area code is 978.