Hillsboro, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 4,359. Estimated population in 2021: 4,272 (-2.0% change)
Males: 2,012 (46.2%), Females: 2,347 (53.8%)

Montgomery County

Zip code: 62049

Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $33,075
Median house value: $62,400

Races in Hillsboro:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Black (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (26.3%), English (11.4%), Irish (10.4%), United States (6.1%), Italian (4.9%), French (2.8%).

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 3.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hillsboro

  • High school or higher: 82.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hillsboro city

  • Never married: 20.9%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-0.0%).

Hospital/medical center in Hillsboro:

  • HILLSBORO AREA HOSPITAL (1200 TREMONT ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hillsboro:

  • ST FRANCIS HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; LITCHFIELD, IL)
  • EDWARD A UTLAUT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; GREENVILLE, IL)
  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; STAUNTON, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hillsboro:

  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 43 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
  • CAPITAL (about 48 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Abbreviation: SPI)
  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 50 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: BLV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hillsboro:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hillsboro:

  • LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT SPRINGFIELD (about 42 miles; Springfield, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,357)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 44 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; GODFREY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,451)
  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 54 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 63 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
Public high schools in Hillsboro:

  • HILLSBORO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 574; Location: 522 E TREMONT ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • GRAHAM CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Students: 519; Location: PO BOX 499; Grades: 12 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hillsboro:

  • BECKEMEYER ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 626; Location: 1035 SEYMOUR AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • HILLSBORO JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 506; Location: 909 ROUNTREE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Hillsboro:

  • HILLSBORO P.L. (Operating income: $72,068; Location: 214 SCHOOL STREET; 20,767 books; 219 audio materials; 342 video materials; 42 serial subscriptions)

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