Hillsboro is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,472 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Hillsboro is the 246th largest community in Texas.
Hillsboro is a blue-collar town, with 35.84% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Hillsboro is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hillsboro who work in food service (13.69%), sales jobs (11.38%), and office and administrative support (7.30%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Hillsboro rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.07% of adults 25 and older in Hillsboro have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Hillsboro in 2018 was $18,399, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,596 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 40.03% 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 Irish, German, English, Scots-Irish, and French.
Hillsboro also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.55%.
The most common language spoken in Hillsboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.