Hillsboro is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 5,726 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hillsboro is the 295th largest community in Illinois.
Hillsboro is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hillsboro is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hillsboro who work in healthcare (11.66%), sales jobs (10.82%), and healthcare suport services (10.69%).
As is often the case in a small city, Hillsboro doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Hillsboro, just 9.58% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Hillsboro in 2010 was $12,348, which is low income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $49,392 for a family of four. However, Hillsboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hillsboro is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hillsboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hillsboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hillsboro include Irish, Italian, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Hillsboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.