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Overview

Introduction to Hillsboro, Ohio

Hillsboro, Ohio, in Highland county, is 45 miles SE of Kettering, Ohio (center to center) and 45 miles E of Cincinnati, Ohio

Hillsboro History

Hillsboro, the county seat of Highland County, is named after the hilly topography which divides the Scioto Rivers and the watersheds of the Little Miami. A common misconception is that it was named after Fort Hill which is nearby.

Hillsboro and Nearby Attractions

  • Rocky Fork State Park
  • Fort Hill State Memorial
  • Serpent Mound Museum
  • Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark
  • Clark Planetarium
  • Hopewell Culture National Historical Park

Things To Do In Hillsboro

Several historic sites are situated near Hillsboro including Serpent Mound, Logan Elm, Sunwatch Prehistoric Indian Village and the Paul Lawrence Dunbar House. Stonelick Lake State Park and Cowan Lake State Park are parks nearby where camping, boating, fishing, biking, picnicking and swimming are available. Museums near Hillsboro include Serpent Mound Museum, Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park and National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center.

Hillsboro Transportation

Air transportation is available at James M Cox Dayton International Airport.

Hillsboro Higher Education

Southern State Community College is situated in Hillsboro. Nearby colleges include Wilmington College and Chatfield College.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,572
Male Share of the Population46.6%
Female Share of the Population53.4%
Senior Citizens19.7%
Employed Population 16+2,390
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married42.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.9%
Median Earnings25+$28,804
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,139
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,646

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,260
% Above Poverty Level74.5%
% Below Poverty Level25.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone38.6%
Median Gross Rent$632
Median House Value$85,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.5%
German16.3%
Irish15.1%
English8.1%
Scottish3.8%
French Except Basque1.4%
Polish1.2%
Italian1.2%
Swiss1.1%
Dutch1%
Russian0.2%
Slovene0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Estonian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Hillsboro Almanac

CategoryValue
County Highland County
Standard Zip Codes45133
Phone Area Codes937
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.2
Approximate Longitude-83.61

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)

StationHILLSBORO
Distance0.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 35 F
Apr Temp41 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 83 F
Oct Temp44 to 65 F
Annual Precip43.3 inches
StationWASHINGTON COURT HOUSE
Distance24.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 36 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp65 to 83 F
Oct Temp44 to 66 F
Annual Precip39.1 inches
StationWAVERLY
Distance34.2 miles
Jan Temp18 to 38 F
Apr Temp38 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp39 to 67 F
Annual Precip39.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Fairfax1,689$60,208
Highland286$30,250
Leesburg1,421$39,583
Lynchburg1,310$44,904
Mowrystown299$47,917
New Vienna1,377$43,300

Hillsboro Public Libraries

Highland County District Library
10 WILLETTSVILLE PIKE
Hillsboro, Ohio
(937) 393-3114

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Hillsboro Hospitals

Highland District Hospital
(Government - District/authority)
1275 North High Street
(937) 393-6100

Hillsboro Public Schools

Bright Elementary School
6100 Fair Ridge Rd
ZIP: 45133
(937) 927-7010
Primary
Total Enrollment 409
Hillsboro Early Childhood Center
500 Us Route 62
ZIP: 45133
(937) 393-4038
Primary
Total Enrollment 435
Hillsboro High School
550 Us Route 62
ZIP: 45133
(937) 393-3485
High
Total Enrollment 774
Hillsboro Intermediate School
500 Us Route 62
ZIP: 45133
(937) 393-3132
Middle
Total Enrollment 377
Hillsboro Middle School
550 Us Route 62
ZIP: 45133
(937) 393-9877
Middle
Total Enrollment 620
Hillsboro Primary School
500 U.s. Rte. 62
ZIP: 45133
(937) 393-3132
Primary
Total Enrollment 383

Hillsboro Private Schools

Hillsboro Christian Academy
8230 Us Route 50
ZIP: 45133
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 77
St Mary Catholic Ele School
119 E Walnut St
ZIP: 45133
Elementary
Total Enrollment 23
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