Hillsboro is a very small city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 1,580 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hillsboro is the 34th largest community in North Dakota.
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 sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hillsboro who work in office and administrative support (12.81%), management occupations (11.93%), and sales jobs (10.05%).
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.
Being a small city, Hillsboro does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Hillsboro who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.22% of adults in Hillsboro have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hillsboro in 2010 was $27,286, which is middle income relative to North Dakota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $109,144 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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Hillsboro include German, Irish, French , and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Hillsboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.