Hillsborough is a somewhat small town located in the state of California. With a population of 11,451 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hillsborough is the 403rd largest community in California.
Hillsborough home prices are not only among the most expensive in California, but Hillsborough real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Hillsborough is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 95.35% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hillsborough is a town of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hillsborough who work in management occupations (27.93%), healthcare (13.40%) and sales jobs (10.88%).
Also of interest is that Hillsborough has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Hillsborough telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.50% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Hillsborough is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Hillsborough really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Hillsborough perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Despite the fact that it is a small town, Hillsborough has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the subway - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the town for affordable transportation.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Hillsborough. 75.69% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Hillsborough in 2010 was $127,868, which is wealthy relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $511,472 for a family of four.
Hillsborough is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hillsborough home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hillsborough residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Hillsborough include German, Irish, English, Italian, European and Russian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Hillsborough's cultural character, accounting for 23.00% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Hillsborough is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||3,598|
|HILLSBOROUGH HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||93.89%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||6.12%|
|TYPE OF HILLSBOROUGH HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||97.04%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.35%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.62%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.00%|
|SIZE OF HILLSBOROUGH HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||35.33%|
|AGE OF HILLSBOROUGH HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||5.63%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||33.18%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||46.46%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||14.74%|
|HILLSBOROUGH REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$3,388,222|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$4,981|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $75,000||1.24%|
|$75,001 - $149,000||0.00%|
|$149,001 - $299,000||2.28%|
|$299,001 - $448,000||0.98%|
|$448,001 - $598,000||0.47%|
|$598,001 - $747,000||0.47%|
|$747,001 - $1,121,000||1.21%|
|$1,121,001 - $1,495,000||1.63%|
|PEOPLE OF HILLSBOROUGH||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.82%|
|5 TO 17||22.39%|
|18 TO 24||5.33%|
|25 TO 34||3.61%|
|35 TO 54||29.33%|
|55 TO 64||15.38%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||19.14%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.76%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$127,868|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.00%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (19.71%)
Real estate (6.56%)
Information Technology (4.33%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.60%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.07%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.06%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||5.07%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.92%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (12.82%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (72.09%)
Indic languages (1.30%)
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