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Hillsboro, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Hillsboro had a population of 3,000 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hillsboro is located at latitude 38.233 and longitude -90.567 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hillsboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 797 feet.

The City of Hillsboro (GNIS ID: 2394388) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Hillsboro is located within Township of Central, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hillsboro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hillsboro: Hillsborough, Monticello.

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Hillsboro, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,000
Population in Households 2,890
Population in Familes 2,456
Population in Group Qrtrs 110
Population Density1 780
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 958
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 695
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,021 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 735 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 223 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $183,019
Average Home Value $200,272


Median Household Income $54,118
Average Household Income $64,547
Per Capita Income $24,679
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.98% 0.83%
Households 0.99% 0.86%
Families 1.77% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
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.

Hillsboro, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hillsboro to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 204 80th
Population Density1 # 524 49th
Diversity Index2 # 633 39th
Median Household Income # 206 80th
Per Capita Income # 272 74th

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