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Hugo, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Hugo had a population of 14,918 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Hugo is located at latitude 45.1642 and longitude -92.9601 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hugo (see map below) encompass a land area of 33.45 sq. miles and a water area of 2.57 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 932 feet.

The City of Hugo (GNIS ID: 2394440) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hugo 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 Hugo: City of Hugo.

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Hugo, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,918
Daytime Population: Workers 2,922
Daytime Population: Residents 6,689
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,611
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 14,915
Population in Familes 12,739
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 446
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $87,473
Average Household Income $103,901
Per Capita Income $39,146


Total Housing Units 5,843 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,053 (86.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 567 ( 9.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 223 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $263,996
Average Home Value $303,122


Total Households 5,620
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 4,141
Average Family Size 3
  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.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.56% 1.52%
Households 1.65% 1.58%
Families 1.55% 1.52%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.44%

Hugo, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hugo to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota 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 # 71 92nd
Population Density # 524 42nd
Diversity Index # 243 73rd
Median Household Income # 62 93rd
Per Capita Income # 77 92nd

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