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People

Total Population 8,545
Male Share of the Population 74.5%
Female Share of the Population 25.5%
Senior Citizens 8.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,337
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 32.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $68,750
% Above Poverty Level 85.6%
% Below Poverty Level 14.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.9%
Median Gross Rent $613
Median House Value $83,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.2%
US/American 0%
English 5.7%
Irish 11.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hillsboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles S of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles NE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Montgomery
Standard Zip Codes 62049
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.161
Longitude -89.493

Hillsboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HILLSBORO
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 40.1 inches
Station MORRISONVILLE
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35 inches
Station VANDALIA
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 43 to 64 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Kortcamp (62049)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Butler 130 $48,333
Coffeen 405 $41,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hillsboro Public Libraries

Library
Hillsboro P.l.
214 SCHOOL STREET
Hillsboro, Illinois
(217) 532-3055

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Hillsboro High Schools

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HILLSBORO HIGH SCHOOL
522 E TREMONT ST
217-532-2841
Serves 574 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.4

GRAHAM CORRECTIONAL CENTER
PO BOX 499
217-532-6961
A Non-traditional School
Serves 519 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 74.1

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