Hillsboro, Wisconsin

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Hillsboro, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Hillsboro Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Hillsboro Low Property Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 13% Hillsboro Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 15% Hillsboro Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Hillsboro Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Hillsboro, Wisconsin

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Age of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 7 4
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Male Share of the Population 1 1
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 3
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 3
Median Family Income 6 3
People in Middle Class or Better 5 2
College Educated Adults 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Short Commute Times 7 6
Working at Home 6 5
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 9
Housing Recently Built 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 10 10

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Hillsboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles E of La Crosse, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 129 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Vernon
Standard Zip Codes 54634
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.652
Longitude -90.343

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 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
Station MAUSTON 1 SE
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 25 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches
Station VIROQUA 2 S
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 33 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
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Hillsboro Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,302 100%
Male 586 45%
Female 716 55%
Under 18 276 21.2%
18+ 1,026 78.8%
65+ 358 27.5%
Median Age 43.2
Average Family Size 2.86
White 1,292 99.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 5 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.7%

Estimated Hillsboro Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,303
Growth 1
Growth % 0.1%

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
German 31.7%
Czech 19.3%
Norwegian 11.8%
Irish 8.9%
English 8.3%
US/American 5.7%
Czechoslovakian 3%
Polish 2.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Italian 0.9%
Dutch 0.8%
Swedish 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Danish 0.5%
Russian 0.3%
European 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Austrian 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:

Bloom City (54634)

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 1,302 $42,750
Cazenovia 326 $41,406
Elroy 1,578 $42,452
Kendall 469 $43,393
La Valle 326 $42,000
Union Center 214 $48,750
Wonewoc 834 $36,667

Hillsboro Public Libraries

Hillsboro Public Library
Hillsboro, Wisconsin
(608) 489-2192

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Hillsboro Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
(608) 489-8000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Hillsboro High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 308 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.1

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