Hillsborough, California Population 2021

11,269
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Hillsborough is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 11,269, it is the 363rd largest city in California and the 2861st largest city in the United States. Hillsborough is currently declining at a rate of -0.52% annually but its population has increased by 4.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,825 in 2010. Hillsborough reached it's highest population of 11,490 in 2016. Spanning over 6 miles, Hillsborough has a population density of 1,820 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hillsborough is $438,734 with a poverty rate of 2.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $3,490 per month, and the median house value is $2.00 Mn. The median age in Hillsborough is 47.9 years, 47.9 years for males, and 47.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.2 males.

Hillsborough Demographics

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

  • White: 59.94%
  • Asian: 31.62%
  • Two or more races: 6.04%
  • Black or African American: 1.08%
  • Other race: 0.97%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.16%
The current population of Hillsborough, California is 11,269, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,446.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,825.

Hillsborough, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,86159.94%
Asian3,62031.62%
Two or More Races6916.04%
Black or African American1241.08%
Some Other Race1110.97%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.16%
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Hillsborough Population by Race

Hillsborough Population Pyramid 2021

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Hillsborough Median Age

47.9


Total

47.9


Male

47.8


Female

Hillsborough Adults

There are 8,542 adults, (2,505 of whom are seniors) in Hillsborough.

Hillsborough Age Dependency

89.6

Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hillsborough Sex Ratio

Female

5,775

50.45%

Male

5,672

49.55%

Hillsborough Population by Age

Hillsborough Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hillsborough Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.8%5.2%
All93.3%6.7%
Non Family89.9%10.1%
Female81.9%18.1%
Male76.8%23.2%

93.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hillsborough Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6333.1593.3
Married3,0013.3794.8
Non Family3951.389.9
Female1383.2681.9
Male993.6576.8

3.29

Average Family Size

3.15

Average Household Size

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Hillsborough Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1151.49%
9th to 12th Grade1552.00%
High School Graduate4966.41%
Some College5166.67%
Associates Degree3474.48%
Bachelors Degree2,70734.99%
Graduate Degree3,40143.96%
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Hillsborough Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hillsborough Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,4884,3853,536
Asian2,6732,5782,181
Hispanic293243150
Multiple Races168168168
Other Race1008034
Black717148
Islander22
Native American181818

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Hillsborough Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$122,788$161,897$90,000
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$62,045$64,167$
Some College$75,179$83,533$45,438
Bachelors Degree$108,723$161,942$53,583
Graduate Degree$201,208$212,656$185,603

$122,788

Average Earnings

$161,897

Average Male

$90,000

Average Female

Hillsborough Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hillsborough Language by Age

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Hillsborough Language

69.02% of Hillsborough residents speak only English, while 30.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 20.91% of the population.

Hillsborough Language

Hillsborough Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,4371021.58%
Asian3,6201022.82%
Hispanic466418.80%
Islander2222100.00%
Other1112018.02%

2.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.27%

Male Poverty Rate

2.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hillsborough

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hillsborough is White, with 1.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.50%.

Hillsborough Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.26%
High School13.51%
Bachelors or Greater1.51%
Some College0.00%

Hillsborough Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed20.69%
Male Unemployed13.04%
Female Employed2.35%
Male Employed1.40%

Hillsborough Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hillsborough Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$250,000$438,734
Families$250,000$459,887
Married Families$250,000-
Non Families-$230,288
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Income by Household Type

Hillsborough Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

70.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

74.6%

Male Marriage Rate

66.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hillsborough Married by Age and Sex

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Hillsborough Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hillsborough Marital Status by Race

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Hillsborough Marital Status

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369

Number of Veterans

350

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam167
Korea40
World War II31
First Gulf War10
Second Gulf War9

Hillsborough Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+247
65 to 74103
35 to 5419
55 to 64
18 to 34

Hillsborough Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2985.62%
Asian411.46%
Hispanic236.82%
2 or More198.84%
Indian1161.11%

Hillsborough Veterans by Race

Hillsborough Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hillsborough Veterans by Education

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55.7%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Hillsborough Employment by Age

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Hillsborough Employment by Race

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Hillsborough 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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51.48%

Born in California

75.80%

Native Born

24.20%

Foreign Born

6.27%

Non Citizen

17.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.80% of Hillsborough residents were born in the United States, with 51.48% having been born in California. 6.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hillsborough Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,269-59-0.52%
202011,328-59-0.52%
201911,387-59-0.52%
201811,446-18-0.16%
201711,464-26-0.23%
201611,490240.21%
201511,466870.76%
201411,3791181.05%
201311,2611301.17%
201211,1311301.18%
201111,0011421.31%
201010,859340.03%
200010,8251580.15%
199010,6672950.28%
198010,3721,6191.71%
19708,7531,1991.48%
19607,5544,0027.84%
19503,5528052.60%
19402,7478563.80%
19301,8919607.34%
19209310.00%

Hillsborough Population by Year