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Hillsborough is 6th in North Carolina out of 115 other cities in Retail sales per capita

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Hillsborough Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 6,271 114th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.3 128th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,141.8 89th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Hillsborough Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 7.3% 52nd 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.0% 74th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.2% 89th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Hillsborough Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.8% 77th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 41.5% 25th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Hillsborough Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 62.9% 93rd 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 29.5% 43rd 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 35th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.7% 67th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 123rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.1% 73rd 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 6.6% 66th 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 59.9% 91st 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Hillsborough Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 50.6% 125th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.2% 59th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Hillsborough Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 2,593 129th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 19.9% 83rd 17.0% 25.9%
Households 2,302 128th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 55.0% 95th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $200,100 38th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.4 86th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Hillsborough Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $25,265 61st $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $52,411 47th $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 24.7% 27th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Hillsborough Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,123 78th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $317,927 64th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $56,510 6th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $21,509 89th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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