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Hughson, California - Basic Facts

The City of Hughson had a population of 7,667 as of July 1, 2018. 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 37.5969 and longitude -120.866 in Stanislaus County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hughson 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.

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Hughson, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,667
Population in Households 7,647
Population in Familes 6,875
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 3,881
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $66,209
Average Household Income $85,598
Per Capita Income $26,683


Total Housing Units 2,485 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,596 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 794 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $286,585
Average Home Value $401,410


Total Households 2,390
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 1,890
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.76% 1.53%
Households 1.76% 1.5%
Families 1.83% 1.49%
Median Household Income   4.52%
Per Capita Income   3.36%

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, 2018 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 # 546 64th
Population Density # 333 78th
Diversity Index # 582 62nd
Median Household Income # 585 61st
Per Capita Income # 935 38th

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