Hillsboro, Illinois Population 2022

5,842
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Hillsboro is a city located in Montgomery County Illinois. Hillsboro has a 2020 population of 5,842. It is also the county seat of Montgomery County. Hillsboro is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -1.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,902 in 2010.

The average household income in Hillsboro is $58,898 with a poverty rate of 20.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $689 per month, and the median house value is $89,400. The median age in Hillsboro is 37.7 years, 37.5 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Hillsboro Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hillsborowas:

  • White: 80.61%
  • Black or African American: 15.15%
  • Two or more races: 2.32%
  • Other race: 1.88%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hillsboro, Illinois is 5,842 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,902.

Hillsboro, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,97980.61%
Black or African American93615.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.05%
Some Other Race1161.88%
Two or More Races1432.32%
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Hillsboro Population by Race

Hillsboro Population Pyramid 2022

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Hillsboro Median Age

39.6


Total

37.8


Male

46


Female

Hillsboro Adults

There are 5,312 adults, (983 of whom are seniors) in Hillsboro.

Hillsboro Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20

Child Dependency Ratio

Hillsboro Sex Ratio

Female

1,906

30.86%

Male

4,271

69.14%

Hillsboro Population by Age

Hillsboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hillsboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married87%13%
All73%27%
Female72%28%
Non Family55%45%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hillsboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6082.1873
Married7292.8687
Male644.8100
Female1611.7672
Non Family6541.2755

2.78

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

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Hillsboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2465.18%
9th to 12th Grade75415.87%
High School Graduate1,34828.37%
Some College1,35628.54%
Associates Degree3497.34%
Bachelors Degree4008.42%
Graduate Degree2996.29%
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Hillsboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hillsboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,5473,030692
Other Race46447
Hispanic2691597
Native American33
Black868517
2+ Races11566

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.51%.

Hillsboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,310$30,496$34,583
Less Than 9th Grade$26,146$25,208$
High School Graduate$22,333$$23,224
Some College$31,076$31,308$
Bachelors Degree$$$45,233
Graduate Degree$53,577$$52,731

$31,310

Average Earnings

$30,496

Average Male

$34,583

Average Female

Hillsboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hillsboro Language by Age

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Hillsboro Language

94.88% of Hillsboro residents speak only English, while 5.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.66% of the population.

Hillsboro Language

Hillsboro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black77100.00%
Multiple5757100.00%
Hispanic371848.65%
White3,37465219.32%
Other5NaN%

20.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.73%

Male Poverty Rate

18.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hillsboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hillsboro is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hillsboro is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.12%.

Hillsboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.77%
High School3.75%
Some College18.81%
Bachelors or Greater14.64%

Hillsboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed16.37%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed9.19%
Female Unemployed73.33%

Hillsboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hillsboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,293$64,641
Families$73,438$79,500
Married Families$83,750-
Non Families$26,645$41,900
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Income by Household Type

Hillsboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Hillsboro Married by Age and Sex

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Hillsboro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hillsboro Marital Status by Race

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Hillsboro Marital Status

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406

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War60
First Gulf War54
Vietnam94
Korea27
World War II29

Hillsboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3455
35 to 5482
55 to 6468
65 to 7495
75+106

Hillsboro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3959.44%
Black111.18%
Hispanic196.33%

Hillsboro Veterans by Race

Hillsboro Veterans by Education

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5.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hillsboro Veterans by Education

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27.9%

Labor Force Participation

27.4%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Hillsboro Employment by Age

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Hillsboro Employment by Race

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Hillsboro Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.72%

Born in Hillsboro

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

1.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.72% of Hillsboro residents were born in the United States, with 79.72% having been born in Illinois. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Hillsboro Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19103,4240.00%
19205,0741,6504.01%
19304,435-639-1.34%
19404,514790.18%
19504,141-373-0.86%
19604,232910.22%
19704,267350.08%
19804,4081410.33%
19904,400-8-0.02%
20004,359-41-0.09%
20106,2071,8483.60%
20116,177-30-0.48%
20126,147-30-0.49%
20136,117-30-0.49%
20146,087-30-0.49%
20156,057-30-0.49%
20166,027-30-0.50%
20175,997-30-0.50%
20185,967-30-0.50%
20195,937-30-0.50%
20205,902-35-0.59%
20215,872-30-0.51%
20225,842-30-0.51%

Hillsboro Population by Year