Hillsboro, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 8,232. Estimated population in 2021: 9,000 (+9.3% change)
Males: 4,028 (48.9%), Females: 4,204 (51.1%)

Hill County

Zip code: 76645

Median resident age: 31.6 years
Median household income: $26,017
Median house value: $53,200

Races in Hillsboro:

  • White Non-Hispanic (53.9%)
  • Hispanic (28.3%)
  • Black (16.2%)
  • Other race (11.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (8.5%), German (7.4%), Irish (6.7%), English (6.4%), Czech (1.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Elevation: 631 feet

Land area: 9.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hillsboro

  • High school or higher: 64.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hillsboro city

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

14.6% Foreign born (13.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,038 (+14.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Hillsboro:

  • HILL REGIONAL HOSPITAL (101 CIRCLE DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Hillsboro:

  • LAKE WHITNEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 17 miles; WHITNEY, TX)
  • HILLCREST BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (about 30 miles; WACO, TX)
  • WALLS REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; CLEBURNE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hillsboro:

  • WACO REGIONAL (about 29 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: ACT)
  • FORT WORTH NAS JRB/CARSWELL FIELD (about 57 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: NFW)
  • FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL (about 58 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: FTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hillsboro:

  • HILLSBORO MUNI (about 6 miles; HILLSBORO, TX; Abbreviation: 5T5)
  • LAKE WHITNEY STATE PARK (about 17 miles; WHITNEY, TX; Abbreviation: F50)
  • TSTC WACO (about 27 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: CNW)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Hillsboro:

  • HILL COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,542; Location: 112 LAMAR; Public; Website: hill-college.cc.tx.us)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hillsboro:

  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 28 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,218)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,658)
  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,183)
  • NAVARRO COLLEGE (about 48 miles; CORSICANA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,842)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON (about 49 miles; ARLINGTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,467)
  • TEXAS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,403)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW COLLEGE (about 53 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,029)

Schools

Public high school in Hillsboro:

  • HILLSBORO H S (Students: 487; Location: 121 E FRANKLIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Hillsboro:

  • GOSPEL CENTER CHRISTIAN ACADEM (Students: 62; Location: PO 782 1945 OLD BRANDON RD; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hillsboro:

  • HILLSBORO EL (Students: 401; Location: 121 E FRANKLIN ST; Grades: 01 – 03)
  • HILLSBORO INTERMEDIATE (Students: 363; Location: 121 E FRANKLIN ST; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • FRANKLIN EL (Students: 312; Location: 121 E FRANKLIN ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • HILLSBORO J H (Students: 254; Location: 121 E FRANKLIN ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • HILL CO J J A E P (Students: 1; Location: 121 E FRANKLIN ST; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • HILL CO J J A E P (Students: 1; Location: 200 LINE ST; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • HILL COUNTY ALTER (Location: 121 E FRANKLIN ST; Grades: KG – 12)
Private primary/middle school in Hillsboro:

  • FIRST BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 86; Location: PO BOX 271; Grades: PK – 1)

Libraries

Library in Hillsboro:

  • HILLSBORO CITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $265,986; Location: 118 S WACO ST; 38,743 books; 862 audio materials; 1,296 video materials; 118 serial subscriptions)

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