Hillsboro is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 3,497 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Hillsboro is the 188th largest community in Missouri. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Hillsboro, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Hillsboro, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Hillsboro’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Hillsboro does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $56,789.00.
Hillsboro real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Hillsboro house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hillsboro is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hillsboro is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Hillsboro who work in management occupations (10.45%), office and administrative support (10.15%), and sales jobs (8.68%).
Also of interest is that Hillsboro has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Hillsboro is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Hillsboro, the average commute to work is 33.78 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Hillsboro does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Hillsboro who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.16% of the adults in Hillsboro have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hillsboro in 2018 was $21,885, which is middle income relative to Missouri, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $87,540 for a family of four. However, Hillsboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 German, Irish, French, English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hillsboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.