Hugo, Minnesota Population 2021

15,833
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Hugo is a city located in Washington County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 15,833, it is the 70th largest city in Minnesota and the 2244th largest city in the United States . Hugo is currently growing at a rate of 1.82% annually and its population has increased by 18.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,332 in 2010. Hugo reached it's highest population of 15,833 in 2021. Spanning over 36 miles, Hugo has a population density of 473 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hugo is $112,080 with a poverty rate of 2.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,500 per month, and the median house value is $259,300. The median age in Hugo is 35.7 years, 34.3 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Hugo Demographics

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

  • White: 94.70%
  • Asian: 2.36%
  • Two or more races: 1.79%
  • Black or African American: 1.04%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hugo, Minnesota is 15,833 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,984.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,332.

Hugo, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,98594.70%
Asian3482.36%
Two or More Races2651.79%
Black or African American1531.04%
Some Other Race160.11%
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Hugo Population by Race

Hugo Population Pyramid $2021

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Hugo Median Age

35.7


Total

34.3


Male

36.9


Female

Hugo Adults

There are 10,947 adults, (1,719 of whom are seniors) in Hugo.

Hugo Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hugo Sex Ratio

Female

7,527

50.97%

Male

7,240

49.03%

Hugo Population by Age

Hugo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hugo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male93.7%6.3%
Married93.6%6.4%
All84.2%15.8%
Non Family76.9%23.1%
Female54.2%45.8%

84.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hugo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5122.6784.2
Married3,1173.1793.6
Non Family1,6131.476.9
Female6243.1654.2
Male1583.9693.7

3.14

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Hugo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade610.62%
9th to 12th Grade1731.76%
High School Graduate2,40624.43%
Some College2,34723.83%
Associates Degree1,16511.83%
Bachelors Degree2,53025.69%
Graduate Degree1,16511.83%
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Hugo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hugo Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,3099,1103,470
Hispanic19619672
Asian188188103
2+ Races1079512
Black856238
Other Race1616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.79%.

Hugo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,676$64,241$44,966
Less Than 9th Grade$31,786$$30,815
High School Graduate$39,628$48,442$28,384
Some College$51,073$62,979$38,109
Bachelors Degree$63,888$77,123$54,361
Graduate Degree$81,883$102,308$80,255

$54,676

Average Earnings

$64,241

Average Male

$44,966

Average Female

Hugo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hugo Language by Age

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Hugo Language

97.18% of Hugo residents speak only English, while 2.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.95% of the population.

Hugo Language

Hugo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,5693692.72%
Multiple265124.53%

2.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.37%

Male Poverty Rate

3.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hugo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hugo is Multiple, with 4.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hugo is White, with 2.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.57%.

Hugo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade5.36%
High School3.03%
Some College2.54%
Bachelors or Greater1.89%

Hugo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.48%
Female Employed2.56%
Male Employed0.59%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Hugo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hugo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$89,969$112,080
Families$107,553$125,291
Married Families$122,781-
Non Families$67,522$76,137
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Income by Household Type

Hugo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Hugo Married by Age and Sex

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Hugo 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 35-44.

Hugo Marital Status by Race

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Hugo Marital Status

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560

Number of Veterans

547

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam182
Second Gulf War87
Korea82
First Gulf War78
World War II

Hugo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74162
35 to 54143
75+128
55 to 6478
18 to 3449

Hugo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5475.21%
Black1315.29%

Hugo Veterans by Race

Hugo Veterans by Education

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5.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hugo Veterans by Education

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75.1%

Labor Force Participation

73.8%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Hugo Employment by Age

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Hugo Employment by Race

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Hugo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.95%

Born in Hugo

97.60%

Native Born

2.40%

Foreign Born

0.85%

Non Citizen

1.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.60% of Hugo residents were born in the United States, with 79.95% having been born in Minnesota. 0.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hugo Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,8332831.82%
202015,5502831.85%
201915,2672831.89%
201814,9842111.43%
201714,7732561.76%
201614,5171721.20%
201514,3451140.80%
201414,2311531.09%
201314,0782481.79%
201213,8301631.19%
201113,6672161.61%
201013,4517,0887.77%
20006,3631,9463.72%
19904,4176461.59%
19803,7710.00%

Hugo Population by Year