Hillsboro, Texas Population 2021

8,612
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Hillsboro is a city located in Hill County Texas. It is also the county seat of Hill County. With a 2020 population of 8,612, it is the 264th largest city in Texas and the 3423rd largest city in the United States . Hillsboro is currently growing at a rate of 0.80% annually and its population has increased by 1.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,456 in 2010. Hillsboro reached it's highest population of 8,612 in 2021. Spanning over 11 miles, Hillsboro has a population density of 792 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hillsboro is $56,355 with a poverty rate of 14.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $790 per month, and the median house value is $82,500. The median age in Hillsboro is 34.6 years, 32 years for males, and 36.8 years for females.

Hillsboro Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hillsboro was:

  • White: 69.08%
  • Black or African American: 16.63%
  • Other race: 8.65%
  • Two or more races: 3.44%
  • Asian: 1.14%
  • Native American: 1.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Hillsboro, Texas is 8,612 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,408.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,456.

Hillsboro, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,76369.08%
Black or African American1,38716.63%
Some Other Race7228.65%
Two or More Races2873.44%
Asian951.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native851.02%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.04%
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Hillsboro Population by Race

Hillsboro Population Pyramid $2021

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Hillsboro Median Age

34.6


Total

32


Male

36.8


Female

Hillsboro Adults

There are 6,263 adults, (1,277 of whom are seniors) in Hillsboro.

Hillsboro Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hillsboro Sex Ratio

Female

4,110

49.27%

Male

4,232

50.73%

Hillsboro Population by Age

Hillsboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hillsboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
All52.9%47.1%
Non Family43.4%56.6%
Female34.3%65.7%
Male19.7%80.3%

52.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hillsboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8782.6752.9
Married1,2443.572.9
Non Family9031.1343.4
Female5483.1734.3
Male1833.1519.7

3.3

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Hillsboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade53810.47%
9th to 12th Grade58311.34%
High School Graduate1,63631.83%
Some College1,16322.63%
Associates Degree2845.53%
Bachelors Degree58111.30%
Graduate Degree3556.91%
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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
White2,3842,121682
Hispanic1,704930146
Black82979268
Other Race43226855
2+ Races14912029
Asian79494
Native American683314

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.61%.

Hillsboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,091$31,804$24,310
Less Than 9th Grade$23,125$26,329$16,768
High School Graduate$29,234$32,168$17,500
Some College$30,789$36,583$28,958
Bachelors Degree$43,568$57,143$42,582
Graduate Degree$55,192$47,026$70,956

$29,091

Average Earnings

$31,804

Average Male

$24,310

Average Female

Hillsboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hillsboro Language by Age

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Hillsboro Language

65.07% of Hillsboro residents speak only English, while 34.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.01% of the population.

Hillsboro Language

Hillsboro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,26448914.98%
White2,80434112.16%
Black1,26730323.91%
Other71112717.86%

14.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.52%

Male Poverty Rate

15.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hillsboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hillsboro is Black, with 23.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hillsboro is White, with 12.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.24%.

Hillsboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.94%
Some College14.89%
High School13.42%
Bachelors or Greater2.82%

Hillsboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.30%
Male Unemployed19.40%
Female Employed10.40%
Male Employed5.78%

Hillsboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hillsboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,444$56,355
Families$54,911$63,920
Married Families$73,068-
Non Families$27,594$37,394
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Income by Household Type

Hillsboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

38.0%

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 35-44, 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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326

Number of Veterans

318

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam154
First Gulf War43
World War II29
Korea10
Second Gulf War7

Hillsboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74112
75+110
55 to 6457
35 to 5440
18 to 347

Hillsboro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2916.75%
Hispanic442.01%
Other Race203.77%
Black151.45%

Hillsboro Veterans by Race

Hillsboro Veterans by Education

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8.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hillsboro Veterans by Education

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

9.7%

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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67.39%

Born in Hillsboro

83.27%

Native Born

16.73%

Foreign Born

10.85%

Non Citizen

5.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.27% of Hillsboro residents were born in the United States, with 67.39% having been born in Texas. 10.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hillsboro Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,612680.80%
20208,544680.80%
20198,476680.81%
20188,408490.59%
20178,359861.04%
20168,273260.32%
20158,247-12-0.15%
20148,259-68-0.82%
20138,327-66-0.79%
20128,3930.00%
20118,393-51-0.60%
20108,4442120.25%
20008,2321,1601.53%
19907,072-325-0.45%
19807,3971730.24%
19707,224-178-0.24%
19607,402-961-1.21%
19508,3635640.70%
19407,799-24-0.03%
19307,8238711.19%
19206,9528371.29%
19106,1157691.35%
19005,3462,8057.72%
18902,5410.00%

Hillsboro Population by Year