Hudson : Massachusetts


What It Is 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.  Photo of Wood Square, and photo of Unitarian Church, built in 1861, courtesy of Wikipedia and Marcbela (public domain).

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 $394,383, in early 2020, according to Zillow.


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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The crime rate is very low.

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What people are saying about 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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