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Lake Hughes, California - Basic Facts

The Lake Hughes Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Los Angeles County at latitude 34.6824 and longitude -118.4519. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,228 feet.

The formal official name is the Lake Hughes Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lake Hughes, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Lake Hughes indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Lake Hughes Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake Hughes: Hughes Lake.

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Lake Hughes, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 666
Population in Households 560
Population in Familes 427
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density1 63
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 306
Average Household Size 1.83
Family Households 176
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 400 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 198 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (26.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (23.5%)
Median Home Value $232,692
Average Home Value $281,500


Median Household Income $57,316
Average Household Income $68,924
Per Capita Income $27,777
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.61% 0.56%
Households 0.47% 0.58%
Families 2.88% 0.67%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   3.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Lake Hughes, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Hughes to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1136 25th
Population Density1 # 1357 11th
Diversity Index2 # 655 57th
Median Household Income # 601 61st
Per Capita Income # 666 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.