Hillsboro is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,476 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Hillsboro is the 246th largest community in Texas.
When you are in Hillsboro, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 36.66% of Hillsboro’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Hillsboro is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Hillsboro who work in food service (11.91%), sales jobs (11.20%), and office and administrative support (9.52%).
In terms of college education, Hillsboro is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.21% of adults 25 and older in Hillsboro have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hillsboro in 2018 was $20,611, which is lower middle income relative to Texas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,444 for a family of four. However, Hillsboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hillsboro is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hillsboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Hillsboro, accounting for 40.21% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). 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, English, Scots-Irish, and French.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Hillsboro's cultural character, accounting for 16.73% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Hillsboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.