Hillsboro, North Dakota

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Hillsboro, North Dakota

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High Points

Hillsboro strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Dakota):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Hillsboro Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Hillsboro Short Commute Times
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 9% Hillsboro Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Hillsboro Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 17% Hillsboro Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Hillsboro, North Dakota

Comparing Hillsboro to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Dakota (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 5
Well-Paid Single Men 8 9
Age of the Population 8 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 10
Well-Paid Single Women 7 8
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Racial Diversity 5 10
Female Share of the Population 5 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 3
Average Household Size 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 6
People Above Poverty 6 6
Median Family Income 6 7
People in Middle Class or Better 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Short Commute Times 10 5
Public Transportation Use 7 9
Working at Home 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 6
Affordability of Rents 9 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
Housing Recently Built 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 3

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Hillsboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles N of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 247 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Traill
Standard Zip Codes 58045
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.403
Longitude -97.061

Hillsboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.1 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 16 F
Apr Temp 31 to 54 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 56 F
Annual Precip 20.7 inches
Station ADA
Distance 26.5 miles
Jan Temp -5 to 14 F
Apr Temp 31 to 53 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 33 to 55 F
Annual Precip 23.9 inches
Distance 29.6 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 14 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 82 F
Oct Temp 31 to 56 F
Annual Precip 18.3 inches
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Hillsboro Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,563 100%
Male 760 48.6%
Female 803 51.4%
Under 18 394 25.2%
18+ 1,169 74.8%
65+ 336 21.5%
Median Age 41
Average Family Size 2.92
White 1,482 94.8%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 32 2%
Other 33 2.1%
Mixed Race 13 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 77 4.9%

Estimated Hillsboro Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,529
Growth -34
Growth % -2.2%

Hillsboro Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Norwegian 45.6%
German 26.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.2%
US/American 2.5%
Swedish 2.5%
Irish 2.1%
French (except Basque) 2%
English 1.7%
Polish 1.6%
Czech 1.1%
Scottish 1%
French Canadian 0.7%
Danish 0.6%
Finnish 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
European 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Icelander 0.2%
Bulgarian 0.2%
Italian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Hillsboro, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Kelso (58045)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hillsboro 1,563 $42,357
Buxton 350 $48,333
Grandin 181 $44,063
Hunter 326 $47,500
Mayville 1,953 $44,931
Portland 604 $43,250
Reynolds 350 $52,500
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Hillsboro High Schools (2004)

12 4TH ST NE
Serves 216 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

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