Hillsboro is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 2,893 people and just one neighborhood, Hillsboro is the 95th largest community in Kansas.
Occupations and Workforce
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 sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hillsboro who work in office and administrative support (14.14%), sales jobs (12.80%) and teaching (9.83%).
Of important note, Hillsboro is also a city of artists. Hillsboro has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Hillsboro’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Hillsboro is a college town. There are a lot of students in Hillsboro attending college, and as a result Hillsboro provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Hillsboro spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.51 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.