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Hughesville, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Hughesville Census Designated Place had a population of 2,385 as of July 1, 2015. Hughesville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hughesville is located at latitude 38.5374 and longitude -76.7728 in Charles County. The formal boundaries for the Hughesville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Charles County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 177 feet.

The Hughesville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389957) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hughesville: Hughsville.

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Hughesville, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,385
Population in Households 2,367
Population in Familes 2,097
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 214
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 780
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 634
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 819 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 683 (83.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $428,507
Average Home Value $449,340


Median Household Income $131,523
Average Household Income $134,503
Per Capita Income $44,810
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.58% 1.42%
Households 1.7% 1.52%
Families 1.38% 1.44%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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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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, 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 # 259 50th
Population Density1 # 470 9th
Diversity Index2 # 158 69th
Median Household Income # 31 94th
Per Capita Income # 95 82nd

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