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Hughes, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Hughes had a population of 1,427 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Hughes is located at latitude 34.9497 and longitude -90.4688 in St. Francis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hughes (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. St. Francis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 203 feet.

The City of Hughes (GNIS ID: 2404739) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Hughes is located within Township of Garland, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Francis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hughes population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Hughes, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,427
Daytime Population: Workers 232
Daytime Population: Residents 849
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,081
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 1,426
Population in Familes 1,180
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 665
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $27,711
Average Household Income $41,025
Per Capita Income $17,078


Total Housing Units 675 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 262 (38.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 334 (49.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $44,728
Average Home Value $71,103


Total Households 597
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 405
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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.13% -0.71%
Households 0.14% -0.58%
Families 0.1% -0.7%
Median Household Income   0.31%
Per Capita Income   1.43%

Hughes, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hughes to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas 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 # 175 68th
Population Density # 174 68th
Diversity Index # 176 68th
Median Household Income # 493 9th
Per Capita Income # 467 14th

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