Hillsborough is a city located in Orange County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 7,119, it is the 115th largest city in North Carolina and the 3923rd largest city in the United States . Hillsborough is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually but its population has increased by 16.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,087 in 2010. Hillsborough reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Hillsborough has a population density of 1,267 people per square mile.
The average household income in Hillsborough is $98,549 with a poverty rate of 12.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,025 per month, and the median house value is $261,200. The median age in Hillsborough is 39.7 years, 39.4 years for males, and 40.2 years for females.