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Hugo is a city in Washington County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.
The community was named for Trevanion Hugo, settler
The latitude of Hugo is 45.16N. The longitude is -92.993W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 932 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,758.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hugo demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55038 ZIP code.
31% of Hugo residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hugo ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hugo was $24,334, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Hugo residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hugo, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $457. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,252.
Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hugo political report.
The average commute time for Hugo workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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