Hughes Springs, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Hughes Springs, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Hughes Springs had a population of 1,766 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Hughes Springs is located at latitude 32.9987 and longitude -94.6311 in Cass County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hughes Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cass County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 377 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Hughes Springs are located in Cass County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Morris County.

The City of Hughes Springs 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hughes Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Hughes Springs, TX Boundary Map

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Hughes Springs, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,766
Population in Households 1,737
Population in Familes 1,435
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 715
Diversity Index2 49
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 678
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 452
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 755 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 385 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 293 (38.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $80,811
Average Home Value $106,606
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,457
Average Household Income $39,483
Per Capita Income $15,833
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% 0.21%
Households 0.0% 0.15%
Families 0.87% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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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Hughes Springs, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hughes Springs to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 757 57th
Population Density1 # 963 45th
Diversity Index2 # 865 50th
Median Household Income # 1596 9th
Per Capita Income # 1371 22nd

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