Hillsboro, OH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Hillsboro Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Hillsboro Content

Also See: Hillsboro, OH ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Hillsboro, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Hillsboro had a population of 6,602 as of July 1, 2016. Hillsboro ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hillsboro is located at latitude 39.2124 and longitude -83.6113 in Highland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hillsboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Highland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,132 feet.

The City of Hillsboro (GNIS ID: 2394385) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Hillsboro is located within Township of Liberty, a minor civil division (MCD) of Highland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hillsboro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hillsboro: Hillsborough, Hillsbury.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


City of Hillsboro, OH Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | OH Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Township of Liberty | Highland County | Ohio Counties

Search the map for:

Hillsboro, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,602
Population in Households 6,339
Population in Familes 4,896
Population in Group Qrtrs 263
Population Density1 1,216
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 2,786
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,673
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,253 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,460 (44.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,327 (40.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 467 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $99,913
Average Home Value $135,582


Median Household Income $33,201
Average Household Income $43,942
Per Capita Income $19,106
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% -0.13%
Households 0.18% 0.01%
Families 0.6% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hillsboro, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hillsboro to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 238 80th
Population Density1 # 623 49th
Diversity Index2 # 277 77th
Median Household Income # 1134 7th
Per Capita Income # 1053 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.