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Below are some of the most frequently asked questions about living and working in Hudson, Ohio.  If you can't find what you are looking for here, see our site map.
  • Do you have any visitor information?
  • What is the population of Hudson and the surrounding area?
  • Who are the major employers of Hudson?
  • What is the unemployment rate?
  • What is the climate like?
  • Where can I find information about renting an apartment?
  • What is the daily newspaper?
  • Where are Hudson's historic places?
  • What will it cost me to purchase a home in the Hudson area?
  • What is the major industry?
  • What public and private schools serve the Hudson area?
  • What is the sales tax rate?
  • Who provides telephone and utility service in Hudson?
  • What places of worship are located in the Hudson area?
  • Who provides public transportation in the Hudson area?
  • What colleges and universities are in the Hudson area?
  • How do I join the Chamber?

  • Do you have any visitor information?

    Answer:  Yes. You can view our downloadable Visitor Guide, pick up a copy at the Chamber office, or call  330.650.0621 or email info@hudsoncoc.org to request a copy.

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    What is the population of Hudson and the surrounding area?

    Answer:  The Northeast Ohio metropolitan area is the 15th largest region nationally with over 4 million people.  The city of Hudson has a population of approximately 24,000. For more information, visit the U.S. Census Bureau.

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    Who are the major employers of Hudson?

    Answer: 
    Allstate Insurance
    FedEx Supply Chain Services 
    JoAnn Stores 
    Lexi-Comp Inc.
    Little Tikes
    Universal Screen Arts
    Windstream Communications

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    What is the unemployment rate?

    As of March 2011, the unemployment rate for Summit County is 8.8%

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    What is the climate like?

    Answer:  Hudson's climate offers variable weather patterns and distinct changes of season. Average temperatures range from 20 to 40 degrees in winter and 65 to 85 degrees in the summer. Average rainfall is 37.1 inches. Average snowfall is 55 inches. Get up-to-the-minute weather forecast for the Hudson area at www.ohio.com.

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    Where can I find information about renting an apartment?

    Answer:  Current rental properties are listed in the classified section of the Hudson Hub-Times.

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    What is the daily newspaper?

    Answer:  Hudsonites have a choice of the Cleveland Plain Dealer or Akron Beacon Journal as their major daily newspaper. The community also has a semiweekly newspaper, the Hudson Hub-Times.

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    Where are Hudson's historic places?

    Answer:  Settled in 1799 by David Hudson on land known as the Connecticut Western Reserve, Hudson is a jewel in the National Register of Historic Places, an Underground Railroad stop, and an America in Bloom award-winning city. It’s loaded with architectural interest, boasting Federal, Greek Revival, Victorian, New England and Colonial styles built on a traditional "village green" plan. For more information and great walking tours, visit the Hudson Heritage Association.

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    What will it cost me to purchase a home in the Hudson area?

    Answer: A Hudson address continues to be one of the most desirable in the nation.  As of first quarter 2011 the median price for an existing single-family home was $287,500.

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    What is the major industry?

    Answer:  Hudson has a very healthy balance of employment across a diverse range of "clean" industries. Chamber efforts are focused on strengthening and expanding flourishing new industries such as financial services, regional headquarters, distribution centers of medical services and consumer goods, specialty healthcare, and technology services. 

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    What public and private schools serve the Hudson area?

    Answer:  With top ranked public and private schools, Hudson’s greatest strength is its outstanding atmosphere of learning. It's also central to the nation's 2nd largest concentration of colleges and universities.  Visit Living in Hudson for a complete overview of Hudson educational opportunities.

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    What is the sales tax rate?

    Answer:  Summit County sales tax is 6.5%. The Hudson income tax rate is 2.0%

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    Who provides telephone and utility service in Hudson?

    Answer:  
    Telephone - Windstream
    Natural Gas - Dominion
    Utilities - to check whether your property is served by the City of Hudson or by another entity call 330-342-1710.

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    What places of worship are located in the Hudson area?

    Answer:  Visit Living in Hudson for a "starter" list.  Or, call the Hudson Ministerial Association at 330.653.8118

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    Who provides public transportation in the Hudson area?

    Answer:  Area bus service is provided by Akron Metro. Call 1-800-227-9905 for routes, fares, and schedules. Taxicabs and rental cars are also available.

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    What colleges and universities are in the Hudson area?

    Answer:  Places of higher learning closest to Hudson include the following.

    Case Western Reserve University
    Cleveland State University
    Hiram College
    John Carroll University
    Kent State University
    Northeast Ohio Universities College of Medicine
    The University of Akron

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    How do I join the Chamber?

    Answer:  Joining the Chamber is quick and easy!  Click here for details.

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