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Hughesville, Maryland - Basic Facts

Hughesville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Hughesville Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Charles County at latitude 38.5326 and longitude -76.7839. Charles County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 177 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Hughesville Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 11.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hughesville: Hughsville.

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Hughesville, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,358
Population in Households 2,339
Population in Familes 2,076
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 211
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 771
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 626
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 813 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 677 (83.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 94 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $425,829
Average Home Value $446,576


Median Household Income $142,110
Average Household Income $142,823
Per Capita Income $47,519
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.68% 1.51%
Households 1.82% 1.56%
Families 1.4% 1.49%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   3.36%
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.


Hughesville, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hughesville to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 260 50th
Population Density1 # 470 9th
Diversity Index2 # 164 69th
Median Household Income # 26 95th
Per Capita Income # 67 87th

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