Overview

Introduction to Hugo, Oklahoma

Hugo, Oklahoma, in Choctaw county, is 85 miles NE of McKinney, Texas and 112 miles NE of Dallas, Texas.

Hugo History

Hugo was a part of Indian Territory. It was first explored by the French in 1718. It was named in honor of Victor Hugo, a French novelist. The area was originally served by the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway line. The city is the county seat of Choctaw County.

Hugo and nearby Attractions

  • Choctaw Shopping Center
  • Hugo Lake
  • Lake Raymond Gary Recreational Area
  • Fort Towson
  • Boswell State Park
  • Hugo Frisco Depot Museum

Things To Do In Hugo

While staying in Hugo, one can shop at the Choctaw Shopping Center and the Main Shopping Center. The Lake Raymond Gary Recreational Area and Boswell State Park are popular local spots as well. Hugo Lake offers facilities for boating and fishing. The Hugo Frisco Depot Museum provides insight into the history of this area. In addition, the city hosts the Balloon Days Festival every October.

Hugo Transportation

Dallas Fort Worth International is the nearest major airport.

Hugo Higher Education

Texas A & M University-Commerce, Grayson County College and Southeastern Oklahoma State University provide higher education in the area.

Demographics

People

Total Population5,184
Male Share of the Population46.3%
Female Share of the Population53.7%
Senior Citizens18.3%
Employed Population 16+1,532
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married32.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.7%
Median Earnings25+$24,701
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,313
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,210

Wealth

Median Family Income$30,551
% Above Poverty Level58.5%
% Below Poverty Level41.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.4%
% Using Public Transportation1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone38.1%
Median Gross Rent$522
Median House Value$64,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)57.4%
Irish6.7%
German5.2%
English4.6%
West Indian1.2%
Dutch1.1%
Italian0.6%
African0.5%
Scottish0.5%
Welsh0.5%
French Except Basque0.5%
Swedish0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Czech0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Polish0.2%
Canadian0.1%
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Hugo Almanac

CategoryValue
County Choctaw County
Standard Zip Codes74743
Phone Area Codes580
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.01
Approximate Longitude-95.51

Hugo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationHUGO
Distance0.8 miles
Jan Temp29 to 51 F
Apr Temp50 to 73 F
Jul Temp70 to 93 F
Oct Temp51 to 76 F
Annual Precip47.3 inches
StationMCGEE CREEK DAM
Distance29.4 miles
Jan Temp28 to 51 F
Apr Temp49 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 94 F
Oct Temp50 to 76 F
Annual Precip48.3 inches
StationBEAR MOUNTAIN TOWER
Distance33.2 miles
Jan Temp31 to 51 F
Apr Temp50 to 73 F
Jul Temp71 to 93 F
Oct Temp53 to 76 F
Annual Precip52.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Antlers2,594$34,850
Boswell636$23,250
Fort Towson532$44,000
Rattan309$50,625
Sawyer321$79,583
Soper234$31,667

Hugo Hospitals

Choctaw Memorial Hospital
(Government - District/authority)
1405 East Kirk Street
(580) 317-9500
Lane Frost Health And Rehabilitation Center
(Non-profit)
2815 East Jackson Street
(580) 326-9200

Hugo Public Schools

Hugo Es
1100 David Roebuck Lane
ZIP: 74743
(580) 326-8373
Primary
Total Enrollment 475
Hugo Hs
201 E Brown
ZIP: 74743
(580) 326-9648
High
Total Enrollment 320
Hugo Intermediate
505 N 8th Street
ZIP: 74743
(580) 326-0106
Middle
Total Enrollment 150
Hugo Ms
300 North E Street
ZIP: 74743
(580) 326-3365
Middle
Total Enrollment 227

Hugo Private Schools

Goodland Academy
1216 N 4200 Rd
ZIP: 74743
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 29
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