I don't know of any official documentation, but typically 250 hosts is the maximum for Windows ( you can go higher with Linux). This is also keeps subnetting at a minimum and helps in overall IP design as well.
The number of hosts in a subnet depends on many considerations you have to do in planning and designing a network.
Among these considerations there is a security issue: if you want, for example, segment hosts in VLAN and then create different broadcast domains. But the main consideration is:" What applications and operation systems you have?". If you have the possibility, use a network analyzer in order to determine the broadcast traffic. If this is high possibly reduce the subnet hosts.
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