Hugoton, KS Profile: Facts & Data


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Hugoton, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Hugoton had a population of 3,946 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hugoton: Hugo.

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Hugoton, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,946
Population in Households 3,874
Population in Familes 3,340
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density2 2,204
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $56,318
Average Household Income $63,954
Per Capita Income $23,098


Total Housing Units 1,564 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,115 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 298 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 150 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $93,193
Average Home Value $109,910


Total Households 1,414
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 988
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.09% -0.64%
Households -0.02% -0.72%
Families -0.1% -0.76%
Median Household Income   0.12%
Per Capita Income   0.77%

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, 2018 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 # 29 96th
Diversity Index # 20 97th
Median Household Income # 151 78th
Per Capita Income # 496 26th

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