Hugo, Colorado

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Hugo, Colorado

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High Points

Hugo strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Colorado):

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Short Commute Times
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Comparative Profile of Hugo, Colorado

Comparing Hugo to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Colorado (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Senior Citizens 7 9
Racial Diversity 7 4
Age of the Population 7 9
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 5
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
People Above Poverty 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
Median Family Income 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 7
Walking and Biking to Work 4 2
Working at Home 3 1
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 4
Affordability of Rents 5 8
Housing Recently Built 3 2

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Hugo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 75 miles E of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 80821
Phone Area Codes 719
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.136
Longitude -103.469

Hugo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LIMON
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 40 F
Apr Temp 31 to 59 F
Jul Temp 55 to 86 F
Oct Temp 33 to 64 F
Annual Precip 14.5 inches
Station FLAGLER 1 S
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 40 F
Apr Temp 31 to 60 F
Jul Temp 57 to 87 F
Oct Temp 34 to 66 F
Annual Precip 16.5 inches
Station ORDWAY 21 N
Distance 44.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 42 F
Apr Temp 33 to 65 F
Jul Temp 58 to 92 F
Oct Temp 34 to 69 F
Annual Precip 12.5 inches
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Hugo Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 885 100%
Male 408 46.1%
Female 477 53.9%
Under 18 223 25.2%
18+ 662 74.8%
65+ 157 17.7%
Median Age 39.2
Average Family Size 2.94
White 853 96.4%
African-American 7 0.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 11 1.2%
Other 4 0.5%
Mixed Race 10 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 34 3.8%

Estimated Hugo Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 799
Growth -86
Growth % -9.7%

Hugo Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 29%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.2%
Irish 11.8%
US/American 10.9%
English 7.2%
Swedish 5.4%
Dutch 3.9%
Norwegian 3.7%
Polish 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Italian 1.7%
European 1.5%
British 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.9%
Austrian 0.9%
Greek 0.9%
Welsh 0.9%
French Canadian 0.7%
Danish 0.7%
Belgian 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Hugo, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Boyero (80821)
Punkin Center (80821)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hugo 885 $36,667
Arriba 244 $27,500
Flagler 612 $43,542
Genoa 211 $28,750
Limon 2,071 $42,850

Hugo Public Libraries

Hugo Public Library
522 2ND AVE
Hugo, Colorado
(719) 743-2325

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Hugo High Schools (2004)

Serves 58 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.3

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