Hugo is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 5,224 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hugo is the 71st largest community in Oklahoma.
Unlike some cities, Hugo isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hugo are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hugo is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hugo who work in office and administrative support (11.13%), healthcare suport services (8.07%), and food service (7.94%).
One of the benefits of Hugo is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.90 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The percentage of people in Hugo with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.53% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hugo in 2010 was $15,133, which is low income relative to Oklahoma and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $60,532 for a family of four. Hugo also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 41.06% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Hugo is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hugo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hugo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hugo include German, English, Dutch, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hugo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.