Hughson is a somewhat small city located in the state of California. With a population of 7,384 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hughson is the 474th largest community in California. Hughson has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Hughson, where the median household income is $50,109.00.
Unlike some cities, Hughson isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hughson are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hughson is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hughson who work in office and administrative support (21.43%), teaching (14.78%), and management occupations (7.06%).
As is often the case in a small city, Hughson doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Hughson rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.60% of adults 25 and older in Hughson have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Hughson in 2010 was $21,964, which is lower middle income relative to California, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,856 for a family of four. However, Hughson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hughson is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hughson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hughson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Hughson also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 42.04% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hughson include German, English, Portuguese, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hughson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Hindi.