Hughes, Arkansas Population 2024

974

Hughes is a city located in St. Francis County Arkansas. Hughes has a 2024 population of 974. Hughes is currently declining at a rate of -1.91% annually and its population has decreased by -7.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,050 in 2020.

The average household income in Hughes is $40,217 with a poverty rate of 43.1%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hughes is 32.6 years, 29.3 years for males, and 40.4 years for females.

Hughes Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hughes was:

  • Black or African American: 58.52%
  • White: 31.11%
  • Other race: 5.8%
  • Two or more races: 4.57%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
430.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.24% (-76)
The current population of Hughes, Arkansas is 974 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,050.

Hughes, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American61558.52%
White32731.11%
Other race615.8%
Two or more races484.57%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hughes Population by Race

Hughes Population Pyramid 2024

Hughes Median Age

32.6

Total

29.3

Male

40.4

Female

Hughes Adults

There are 819 adults, (255 of whom are seniors) in Hughes.

Hughes Age Dependency

86.3

Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hughes Sex Ratio

Female46644.34%
Male58555.66%

Hughes Population by Age

Hughes Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4212.549.250.8
Non Family2091.0523.976.1
Female1224.9257.442.6
Married752.44964
Male153.21000
showing: 5 rows

3.71

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

49.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hughes Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hughes Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hughes Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 11.87%.

Hughes Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,365

Average Earnings

$25,625

Average Male

$29,519

Average Female

Hughes Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hughes Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hughes Language

95.45% of Hughes residents speak only English, while 4.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.55% of the population.

Hughes Language

Hughes Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black61531150.57%
White32714243.43%
showing: 2 rows

43.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.78%

Male Poverty Rate

49.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hughes

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hughes is Black, with 50.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hughes is White, with 43.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 63.68%.

Hughes Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade64.79%
High School45.98%
Some College32.46%
Bachelors or Greater10.17%
showing: 4 rows

Hughes Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed27.43%
Male Employed
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Hughes Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hughes Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hughes Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.8%

Male Marriage Rate

26.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hughes Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hughes Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hughes Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hughes Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

54

Number of Veterans

54

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Hughes Veterans by War

count

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Hughes Veterans by Age

count

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Hughes Veterans by Race

Hughes Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

70.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hughes Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.4%

Labor Force Participation

42.7%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hughes Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hughes Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hughes Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.97%

Born in Hughes

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Hughes residents were born in the United States, with 80.97% having been born in Arkansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Hughes Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029879-19-2.12%
2028898-19-2.07%
2027917-19-2.03%
2026936-19-1.99%
2025955-19-1.95%
2024974-19-1.91%
2023993-19-1.88%
20221,012-19-1.84%
20211,031-19-1.81%
20201,050-168-13.79%
20191,218-29-2.33%
20181,247-31-2.43%
20171,278-23-1.77%
20161,301-21-1.59%
20151,322-29-2.15%
20141,351-28-2.03%
20131,379-36-2.54%
20121,415-10-0.7%
20111,425-15-1.04%
20101,440
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Hughes Population by Year