Hughson, California Population 2024

8,158

Hughson is a city located in Stanislaus County California. Hughson has a 2024 population of 8,158. Hughson is currently growing at a rate of 2.67% annually and its population has increased by 8.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,499 in 2020.

The average household income in Hughson is $107,206 with a poverty rate of 10.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hughson is 40 years, 38.5 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Hughson Demographics

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

  • White: 70.86%
  • Two or more races: 15.9%
  • Other race: 6.49%
  • Native American: 2.88%
  • Asian: 2.14%
  • Black or African American: 1.73%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,198.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
8.79% (659)
The current population of Hughson, California is 8,158 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,499.

Hughson, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,33170.86%
Two or more races1,19615.9%
Other race4886.49%
Native American2172.88%
Asian1612.14%
Black or African American1301.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hughson Population by Race

Hughson Population Pyramid 2024

Hughson Median Age

40

Total

38.5

Male

41

Female

Hughson Adults

There are 5,701 adults, (1,157 of whom are seniors) in Hughson.

Hughson Age Dependency

65.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hughson Sex Ratio

Female3,90451.89%
Male3,61948.11%

Hughson Population by Age

Hughson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,8492.6463.836.2
Married1,2143.3885.214.8
Non Family9501.1943.356.7
Female4383.431.568.5
Male2473.2194.75.3
showing: 5 rows

3.33

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hughson 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

Hughson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hughson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.57%.

Hughson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$66,807

Average Earnings

$69,224

Average Male

$50,396

Average Female

Hughson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hughson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hughson Language

66.02% of Hughson residents speak only English, while 33.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.99% of the population.

Hughson Language

Hughson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,03758919.39%
Multiple1,19633828.26%
Other48827355.94%
White3,9851624.07%
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10.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.31%

Male Poverty Rate

12.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hughson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hughson is Other, with 55.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hughson is White, with 4.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.41%.

Hughson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.06%
High School5%
Some College2.73%
Bachelors or Greater2.63%
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Hughson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed28.44%
Female Unemployed27.78%
Male Employed1.27%
Female Employed
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Hughson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hughson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hughson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Hughson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hughson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hughson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hughson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

406

Number of Veterans

322

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

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Hughson Veterans by War

count

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Hughson Veterans by Age

count

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Hughson Veterans by Race

Hughson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hughson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Hughson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hughson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hughson 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

75.22%

Born in Hughson

85.55%

Native Born

14.45%

Foreign Born

8.67%

Non Citizen

5.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.55% of Hughson residents were born in the United States, with 75.22% having been born in California. 8.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hughson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,2182122.35%
20289,0062122.41%
20278,7942122.47%
20268,5822122.53%
20258,3702122.6%
20248,1582122.67%
20237,9462122.74%
20227,7342122.82%
20217,522230.31%
20207,499-115-1.51%
20197,614330.44%
20187,581771.03%
20177,5041221.65%
20167,3821131.55%
20157,2691041.45%
20147,1651371.95%
20137,0281592.31%
20126,8691301.93%
20116,739761.14%
20106,6632,68367.41%
20003,98072122.12%
19903,25931610.74%
19802,94379937.27%
19702,14424612.96%
19601,898824.52%
19501,816
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Hughson Population by Year