Hugoton, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hugoton, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Hugoton had a population of 3,965 as of July 1, 2017. Hugoton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hugoton is located at latitude 37.1753 and longitude -101.3468 in Stevens County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hugoton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Stevens County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,110 feet.

The City of Hugoton (GNIS ID: 2394441) 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 Hugoton is located within Township of Center, a minor civil division (MCD) of Stevens County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hugoton: Hugo.

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Hugoton, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,965
Daytime Population: Workers 1,450
Daytime Population: Residents 2,328
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,778
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 3,894
Population in Familes 3,345
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density2 2,215
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $59,939
Average Household Income $67,174
Per Capita Income $24,280


Total Housing Units 1,590 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,036 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 387 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 167 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $91,267
Average Home Value $111,114


Total Households 1,423
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 996
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 0.17% 0.09%
Households 0.07% 0.03%
Families 0.0% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Hugoton, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hugoton to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas 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 # 77 89th
Population Density # 28 96th
Diversity Index # 17 98th
Median Household Income # 96 86th
Per Capita Income # 457 32nd

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