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Hillsboro, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Hillsboro had a population of 3,010 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hillsboro: Hillsborough, Monticello.

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Hillsboro, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,010
Daytime Population: Workers 2,697
Daytime Population: Residents 1,596
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,293
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.43
Population in Households 2,901
Population in Familes 2,461
Population in Group Qrtrs 109
Population Density2 782
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $56,335
Average Household Income $68,065
Per Capita Income $25,936


Total Housing Units 1,022 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 729 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 231 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $183,735
Average Home Value $200,859


Total Households 960
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 696
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.89% 0.82%
Households 0.88% 0.84%
Families 1.54% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

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, 2017 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 # 202 81st
Population Density # 520 50th
Diversity Index # 636 38th
Median Household Income # 199 81st
Per Capita Income # 282 73rd

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