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Hugo, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Hugo had a population of 14,347 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hugo: City of Hugo.

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Hugo, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,347
Population in Households 14,344
Population in Familes 12,253
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 429
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 5,434
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 4,005
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,663 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,903 (86.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 531 ( 9.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 229 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $249,652
Average Home Value $299,026


Median Household Income $81,199
Average Household Income $102,076
Per Capita Income $38,666
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.18% 1.36%
Households 1.37% 1.45%
Families 1.26% 1.38%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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, 2016 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 # 72 92nd
Population Density1 # 536 41st
Diversity Index2 # 249 72nd
Median Household Income # 79 91st
Per Capita Income # 69 92nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.