Hillsboro is a very small town located in the state of Kentucky. With a population of 4,472 people and just one neighborhood, Hillsboro is the 95th largest community in Kentucky.
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 town of sales and office workers, managers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hillsboro who work in office and administrative support (17.03%), management occupations (15.72%) and sales jobs (9.57%).
A relatively large number of people in Hillsboro telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.53% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Hillsboro’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Hillsboro is worth considering.
One downside of living in Hillsboro, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.49 minutes every day commuting to work.