Hillsboro, Missouri Population 2021

3,396
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Hillsboro is a city located in Jefferson County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Jefferson County. With a 2020 population of 3,396, it is the 175th largest city in Missouri and the 5853rd largest city in the United States . Hillsboro is currently growing at a rate of 1.56% annually and its population has increased by 20.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,821 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Hillsboro has a population density of 884 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hillsboro is $73,329 with a poverty rate of 12.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $835 per month, and the median house value is $153,600. The median age in Hillsboro is 29.4 years, 27.8 years for males, and 32.7 years for females.

Hillsboro Demographics

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

  • White: 92.97%
  • Black or African American: 3.01%
  • Two or more races: 2.04%
  • Asian: 0.94%
  • Other race: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hillsboro, Missouri is 3,396 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,396.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,821.

Hillsboro, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,96192.97%
Black or African American963.01%
Two or More Races652.04%
Asian300.94%
Some Other Race260.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.22%
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Hillsboro Population by Race

Hillsboro Population Pyramid $2021

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Hillsboro Median Age

29.4


Total

27.8


Male

32.7


Female

Hillsboro Adults

There are 2,343 adults, (284 of whom are seniors) in Hillsboro.

Hillsboro Age Dependency

54.7

Age Dependency Ratio

13.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hillsboro Sex Ratio

Female

1,510

47.41%

Male

1,675

52.59%

Hillsboro Population by Age

Hillsboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hillsboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male14.6%85.4%
Non Family36.4%63.6%
All65.5%34.5%
Female69.7%30.3%
Married82.5%17.5%

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hillsboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9472.8365.5
Married5143.4382.5
Non Family2501.0836.4
Female1423.6569.7
Male413.0214.6

3.36

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Hillsboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade502.64%
9th to 12th Grade944.97%
High School Graduate64834.23%
Some College42722.56%
Associates Degree22812.04%
Bachelors Degree24913.15%
Graduate Degree19710.41%
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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
White1,7991,669430
Hispanic4035
Other Race23238
Black22168
2+ Races1212
Native American77
Asian63

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 black people with a rate of 36.36%.

Hillsboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,462$42,731$35,588
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,396$39,375$25,491
Some College$43,125$44,537$40,625
Bachelors Degree$49,803$60,417$49,145
Graduate Degree$53,365$39,808$53,558

$40,462

Average Earnings

$42,731

Average Male

$35,588

Average Female

Hillsboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hillsboro Language by Age

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Hillsboro Language

96.75% of Hillsboro residents speak only English, while 3.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.46% of the population.

Hillsboro Language

Hillsboro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,56331612.33%
Other261142.31%
Multiple5311.89%
Hispanic4912.04%
Black7114.29%

12.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.02%

Male Poverty Rate

15.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hillsboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hillsboro is Other, with 42.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hillsboro is Multiple, with 1.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.61%.

Hillsboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School10.59%
Some College9.98%
Less Than 9th Grade9.92%
Bachelors or Greater6.90%

Hillsboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed7.93%
Male Employed4.94%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Hillsboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hillsboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,174$73,329
Families$75,313$79,901
Married Families$82,414-
Non Families$45,694$47,714
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Income by Household Type

Hillsboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.8%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hillsboro Marital Status by Race

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Hillsboro Marital Status

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198

Number of Veterans

177

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War70
First Gulf War43
Vietnam36
World War II5
Korea

Hillsboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5458
55 to 6448
18 to 3443
75+26
65 to 7423

Hillsboro Veterans by Age

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Hillsboro Veterans by Race

Hillsboro Veterans by Education

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15.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hillsboro Veterans by Education

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59%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

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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80.57%

Born in Hillsboro

98.43%

Native Born

1.57%

Foreign Born

1.04%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.43% of Hillsboro residents were born in the United States, with 80.57% having been born in Missouri. 1.04% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,396521.56%
20203,344521.58%
20193,292521.60%
20183,240531.66%
20173,187471.50%
20163,140531.72%
20153,087481.58%
20143,039381.27%
20133,001471.59%
20122,954210.72%
20112,933361.24%
20102,8970.00%

Hillsboro Population by Year