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Hughson, California - Basic Facts

The City of Hughson had a population of 7,606 as of July 1, 2017. Hughson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hughson is located at latitude 37.6025 and longitude -120.8661 in Stanislaus County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hughson (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Stanislaus County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 125 feet.

The City of Hughson (GNIS ID: 2410804) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Hughson is located within Hughson CCD of Stanislaus County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hughson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Hughson, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,606
Daytime Population: Workers 1,380
Daytime Population: Residents 4,780
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,160
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 7,586
Population in Familes 6,793
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 3,850
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $58,986
Average Household Income $79,328
Per Capita Income $24,733


Total Housing Units 2,429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,543 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 828 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $260,360
Average Home Value $307,971


Total Households 2,371
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 1,875
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.89% 1.48%
Households 1.9% 1.47%
Families 1.97% 1.44%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Hughson, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hughson to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 550 64th
Population Density # 338 78th
Diversity Index # 587 61st
Median Household Income # 681 55th
Per Capita Income # 965 36th

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