|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Hillsboro is 5,874. Hillsboro, Illinois is the 4,381st largest city in the US.
Hillsboro is located entirely in Montgomery County.
The peak population of Hillsboro was in 2000, when its population was 6,365. In 2000, Hillsboro was the 3,800th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,381st largest city in the US. Hillsboro is currently 7.7% smaller than it was in 2000.
Hillsboro has shrunk 7.7% since the year 2000. Hillsboro, Illinois's growth is below average. 76% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Hillsboro has a population density of 947.3 people per square mile.
|4375||Wake Village, Texas||5,897||11.3%|
|4377||Pass Christian, Mississippi||5,882||-10.7%|
|4378||Salamanca, New York||5,882||-3.3%|
|4379||Belmar, New Jersey||5,881||-2.9%|
|4380||Estes Park, Colorado||5,880||5.7%|
|4382||Hightstown, New Jersey||5,871||12.3%|
|4385||District Heights, Maryland||5,867||-3.9%|
|4386||Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico||5,866||7.9%|
|4387||Watford City, North Dakota||5,866||311.3%|
The total voting age population of Hillsboro, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 5,386. The voting age population is 70.2% male and 29.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.2% of the residents of Hillsboro are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Hillsboro are 82.8% White, 15.6% Black, 0.9% Other and 0.6% Two or more races. Additionally, 3.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Hillsboro, 24.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 48.7%. On a per-household basis, 23.2% of families are below the poverty line in Hillsboro.
Among those aged 16 and older, 28.8% of Hillsboro residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.6% of Hillsboro residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.1% have a bachelor's degree and 7.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Hillsboro residents aged 5 and older, 4.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Hillsboro is 3.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Hillsboro, 21.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Hillsboro is $53,346.
In Hillsboro, 71.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 28.3% of housing units in Hillsboro.
Of all the housing units in Hillsboro, 36.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Hillsboro, 7.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 140 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Hillsboro is $661.
In Hillsboro, 69.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.