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Lake Hughes, California - Basic Facts

The Lake Hughes Census Designated Place had a population of 682 as of July 1, 2017. Lake Hughes ranks in the lower 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 Lake Hughes is located at latitude 34.6824 and longitude -118.4519 in Los Angeles County. 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. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,228 feet.

The Lake Hughes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583050) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Lake Hughes Census Designated Place is located within North Antelope Valley CCD of Los Angeles County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lake Hughes: Hughes Lake.

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


Total Population 682
Daytime Population: Workers 2,571
Daytime Population: Residents 460
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,031
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 4.44
Population in Households 573
Population in Familes 437
Population in Group Qrtrs 109
Population Density2 64
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $52,654
Average Household Income $78,540
Per Capita Income $34,967


Total Housing Units 406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 204 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 108 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 (22.9%)
Median Home Value $245,763
Average Home Value $332,353


Total Households 313
Average Household Size 1.83
Family Households 180
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.69% 0.67%
Households 0.59% 0.63%
Families 1.99% 0.66%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Lake Hughes, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Hughes 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 # 1126 26th
Population Density # 1345 11th
Diversity Index # 649 57th
Median Household Income # 870 43rd
Per Capita Income # 510 66th

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