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Hughes, Arkansas - Basic Facts

Hughes is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Hughes.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in St. Francis County at latitude 34.9493 and longitude -90.4715. St. Francis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 203 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Hughes (see map) encompass a land area of 2.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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Hughes, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hughes to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 171 69th
Population Density1 # 160 71st
Diversity Index2 # 180 67th
Median Household Income # 490 10th
Per Capita Income # 485 11th

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

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Hughes, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,517
Population in Households 1,516
Population in Familes 1,263
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 707
Diversity Index2 44
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 630
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 430
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 710 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 268 (37.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 362 (51.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $86,389
Average Home Value $233,364
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,711
Average Household Income $37,162
Per Capita Income $15,388
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.22% 0.16%
Households 1.51% 0.32%
Families 1.6% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.48%
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.

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