Hudson : Massachusetts

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What it's Like to Retire in Hudson

Hudson is a town near Marlborough and Worcester, about 30 miles west of Boston.  Formerly known as "Shoe Town", at one point Hudson had 17 shoe factories.  As a result of that work it attracted a number of Irish and Portuguese immigrants.  The population is about 14,000.  Photos courtesy of Wikipedia and Marcbela.
 

Where to Retire in Hudson and Home Prices

This is an area with many towns and developments. There are active communities in the area.  The median value of a home was about $275,000 in mid-2013, according to City-data.com.

 

What is special about Hudson

There are some pretty parts of this old New England town.
 

What is not special about Hudson

This area west of Boston has brutal winters. Massachusetts is a high tax state.
 

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What people are saying about Hudson

Hudson
I have lived in Northeast Ohio all of my life and I still cannot think of a reason why someone would want to move here.
Posted by lnduncan on November 14, 2013
Hudson, Ohio
You still have those dark gray low clouds day after day in the winter. A total lack of sun.
Posted by bubbajog on November 13, 2013

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Facts about HUDSON
  • State: MA
  • Environment: Suburban,
  • City Population: 10,000-25,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 21-40
  • Avg July Temperature: 60-80
  • Median HH Income: 60,001-80,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $200,001-$300,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: 2000-4000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 121+ (very high)
  • Culture Index: 101-110 (slightly above average)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: Yes
  • Name of the Guide: boomer1

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