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. Much of the housing stock in Hughson was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Hughson economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Hughson, where the median household income is $52,036.00.
Housing costs in Hughson are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hughson who work in office and administrative support (15.97%), teaching (14.76%), and farm management occupations (6.70%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Hughson rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.88% 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 $22,235, 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 $88,940 for a family of four. However, Hughson contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hughson is an extremely 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 40.78% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hughson include Irish, English, Italian, and Portuguese.
The most common language spoken in Hughson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.