Hillsboro, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 6,037 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +38.5%
Males: 4,206  (69.7%)
Females: 1,831  (30.3%)
Median resident age:

37.0 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 62049, 62051.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,084 (it was $33,075 in 2000)
Hillsboro:

$50,084
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,064 (it was $17,458 in 2000)

Hillsboro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $86,945 (it was $61,800 in 2000)
Hillsboro:

$86,945
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $117,579; detached houses: $115,774

Median gross rent in 2017: $674.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hillsboro: 75.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.4%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hillsboro, IL (2010)
    • 5,08081.8%White alone
    • 85613.8%Black alone
    • 2133.4%Hispanic
    • 260.4%Two or more races
    • 180.3%Asian alone
    • 90.1%American Indian alone
    • 50.08%Other race alone

Races in Hillsboro detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Hillsboro, Illinois as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hillsboro is 382 to 1.


Crime rates in Hillsboro by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.2)
1
(16.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.0)
3
(53.2)
4
(66.1)
6
(99.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
19
(315.8)
10
(160.6)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(257.4)
14
(327.7)
6
(95.7)
11
(178.0)
12
(194.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(81.0)
29
(474.9)
18
(294.0)
25
(412.5)
11
(195.2)
16
(264.4)
21
(349.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(374.4)
19
(444.8)
4
(63.8)
15
(242.7)
9
(146.0)
5
(83.1)
19
(305.2)
11
(178.3)
17
(278.4)
20
(326.6)
15
(247.5)
15
(266.2)
10
(165.2)
13
(216.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
51
(1,194)
51
(1,194)
41
(654.2)
44
(711.9)
30
(486.7)
41
(681.4)
50
(803.1)
58
(940.0)
44
(720.5)
43
(702.3)
53
(874.6)
49
(869.6)
40
(660.9)
58
(964.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(46.8)
7
(163.9)
1
(16.0)
6
(97.1)
2
(32.4)
5
(83.1)
0
(0.0)
7
(113.5)
2
(32.7)
5
(81.7)
0
(0.0)
6
(106.5)
2
(33.0)
3
(49.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.1)
2
(32.4)
1
(16.4)
1
(16.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(66.1)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)129.2157.551.188.871.2161.0114.580.2145.9116.3166.2143.6146.4212.3

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City-data.com crime index in Hillsboro, IL

Crime rate in Hillsboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.42
Illinois average:

2.66
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Ancestries: German (10.8%), American (8.0%), Irish (7.3%), English (6.9%), Portuguese (2.7%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/26/1913

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 3.59 square miles.

Population density: 1,683 people per square mile   (low).

Hillsboro, Illinois map

90 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,814 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,520 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, IL (43.7 miles , pop. 111,454).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (55.2 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (208.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Schram City, IL (1.1 miles ),
Taylor Springs, IL (1.5 miles ),
Butler, IL (1.9 miles),
Irving, IL (2.3 miles ),
Coffeen, IL (2.7 miles ),
Litchfield, IL (3.0 miles ),
Donnellson, IL (3.0 miles ),
Witt, IL (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 39.16 N, Longitude: 89.48 W

Area code: 217

Distribution of median household income in Hillsboro, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hillsboro, IL in 2017
Hillsboro satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $92,100
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $76,000
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,400
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $110,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Hillsboro, IL residents
Average permit cost in Hillsboro, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.0%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in Hillsboro, IL
Historical housing units in Hillsboro, IL
Most common industries in Hillsboro, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.2%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Machinery (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (14.6%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.8%)
  • Machinery (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.5%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Hillsboro, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Top executives (4.3%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.9%)
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)

Average climate in Hillsboro, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hillsboro, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 43.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.6
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.41. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.41
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.393. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.393
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0102. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Hillsboro-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/3/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Hillsboro city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.6 miles away from the city center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hillsboro-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from Hillsboro center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 123.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 138.2 miles away from Hillsboro center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 84.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montgomery County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hillsboro topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hillsboro:

  • HILLSBORO AREA HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1200 E TREMONT STREET)
  • HILLSBORO REHAB AND HCC (1300 EAST TREMONT STREET)
  • MONTGOMERY NURSING AND REHAB CTR, INC (9086 IL ROUTE 127, P O BOX 309)

Airports and heliports located in Hillsboro:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hillsboro:

  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 38 miles; Edwardsville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,933)
  • Lincoln Land Community College (about 40 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 5,460)
  • University of Illinois at Springfield (about 40 miles; Springfield, IL; FT enrollment: 3,748)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 41 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)
  • McKendree University (about 43 miles; Lebanon, IL; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 45 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 51 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)

Public high school in Hillsboro:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hillsboro:

See full list of schools located in Hillsboro

Library in Hillsboro:

  • HILLSBORO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $95,109; Location: 214 SCHOOL STREET; 26,312 books; 444 audio materials; 22 local licensed databases; 1 state licensed databases; 22 other licensed databases; 44 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • southern illinois university at edwardsville has 17,000 students

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hillsboro: Hillsboro Country Club (A), Hillsboro City Hall (B), Hillsboro Public Library (C), Montgomery County Courthouse (D), Hillsboro Ambulance Service (E), Hillsboro Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hillsboro include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Christian Church (C), First Methodist Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), Free Methodist Church (F), Our Saviors Lutheran Church (G), Saint Agnes Roman Catholic Church (H), Saint James Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Bluffs Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Glenn Shoals (A), Lake Hillsboro (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Creek (A), Long Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hillsboro include: Central Park (1), Challacombe Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Hillsboro Hotel (123 East Seward Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Matt Hughes (fighter) - Martial artist, Mark Hughes (fighter) - Martial artist, Harry Bellaver - Actor, Stan Wallace - Football player.

Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.9%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Hillsboro in 2010:

  • 1,894 people in state prisons
  • 91 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Hillsboro in 2000:

  • 75 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Banks with branches in Hillsboro (2011 data):

  • National Bank: at 212 South Main Street, branch established on 1945/07/02; Drive-In Facility at 110 South Hamilton Street, branch established on 1971/12/15. Info updated 2011/05/11: Bank assets: $310.4 mil, Deposits: $281.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Country Bancorp, Inc.
  • CNB Bank and Trust, N.A.: Hillsboro Branch at 549 South Main Street, branch established on 1879/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/20: Bank assets: $682.7 mil, Deposits: $586.8 mil, headquarters in Carlinville, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Carlinville National Bank Shares, Inc.
  • First Community Bank of Hillsboro: First Community Bank Of Hillsboro at 807 South Main Street, branch established on 1998/05/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $71.5 mil, Deposits: $62.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Banc Holding Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Hillsboro Branch at 420 South Main Street, branch established on 1882/10/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Hillsboro:

Marital status in Hillsboro, IL
  • Never married: 42.7%
  • Now married: 33.9%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

For population 25 years and over in Hillsboro:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hillsboro
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hillsboro, IL (based on Montgomery County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,42441
Mainline Protestant4,11731
Catholic2,0505
Other3541
None16,159-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Montgomery County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Here:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

26.9%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.5%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.8%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.9%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hillsboro:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hillsboro:

35.7%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Hillsboro:

55.2%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.0%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hillsboro, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$32,256$48,3840$0
Water Supply 7$23,713$40,6510$0
Firefighters 5$16,492$39,5810$0
Streets and Highways 5$16,937$40,6491$731
Sewerage 3$10,970$43,8800$0
Parks and Recreation 3$10,677$42,7081$1,461
Financial Administration 2$7,752$46,5120$0
Local Libraries 1$3,364$40,3680$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$2,249
Totals for Government 34$122,161$43,1167$4,441

Hillsboro government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $167,000 ($27.66)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $984,000 ($162.99)
    Police Protection: $836,000 ($138.48)
    Regular Highways: $737,000 ($122.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $516,000 ($85.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $481,000 ($79.68)
    Sewerage: $476,000 ($78.85)
    General Public Buildings: $472,000 ($78.18)
    Financial Administration: $381,000 ($63.11)
    Libraries: $134,000 ($22.20)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $464,000 ($76.86)
    Corporate Bonds: $340,000 ($56.32)
    Benefit Payments: $310,000 ($51.35)
    Withdrawals: $34,000 ($5.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $442,000 ($73.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $95,000 ($15.74)
    Regular Highways: $26,000 ($4.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($2.82)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($0.99)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,592,000 ($263.71)

Hillsboro government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $656,000 ($108.66)
    Parks and Recreation: $260,000 ($43.07)
    Other: $34,000 ($5.63)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $234,000 ($38.76)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $50,000 ($8.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($2.65)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $13,000 ($2.15)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $364,000 ($60.29)
    Fines and Forfeits: $71,000 ($11.76)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($3.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,558,000 ($258.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,193,000 ($197.61)
    Highways: $320,000 ($53.01)
    Other: $35,000 ($5.80)
  • Tax - Property: $1,039,000 ($172.11)
    Public Utilities Sales: $366,000 ($60.63)
    Other License: $52,000 ($8.61)
    Other Selective Sales: $14,000 ($2.32)

Hillsboro government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,956,000 ($1814.81)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,501,000 ($1739.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $455,000 ($75.37)

Hillsboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $320,000 ($53.01)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,627,000 ($435.15)

4.35% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,161 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.35%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Macoupin County, IL  0.72% ($27,506 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.45% ($40,688)
from Madison County, IL  0.43% ($54,109)
Businesses in Hillsboro, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Alco Stores1MasterBrand Cabinets2
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
Ford1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hillsboro:

  • WSMI (1540 AM; 1 kW; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WCBW (880 AM; 2 kW; HIGHLAND, IL; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hillsboro:

  • WSMI-FM (106.1 FM; LITCHFIELD, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXAJ (99.7 FM; HILLSBORO, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTRH (93.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLY (88.3 FM; RAMSEY, IL; Owner: COUNTRYSIDE BROADCASTING)
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • WIBI (91.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WAOX (105.3 FM; STAUNTON, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIM-FM (97.3 FM; TAYLORVILLE, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WMKR (94.3 FM; PANA, IL; Owner: MILLER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOLG (95.9 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: COVENANT NETWORK)
  • WTSG (90.1 FM; CARLINVILLE, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WGRN (89.5 FM; GREENVILLE, IL; Owner: GREENVILLE COL. ED. B/CG. FOUN., INC)

TV broadcast stations around Hillsboro:

  • WRSP-TV (Channel 55; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: SPRINGFIELD BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WICS (Channel 20; SPRINGFIELD, IL; Owner: WICS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WSEC (Channel 14; JACKSONVILLE, IL; Owner: WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
Hillsboro fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Hillsboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 184ft / 56.4mTotal length
  • $59,000Total costs
  • 34,350Total average daily traffic
  • 3,560Total average daily truck traffic
  • 41,839Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hillsboro, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hillsboro, IL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hillsboro)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Hillsboro, IL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hillsboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1358T , Serial Number: 28-7225481, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 06/29/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 03/15/2019
    Registrant (Individual): David Mizera, 208 Lands End Rd, Hillsboro, IL 62049
  • Aircraft: AUBREY KENNETH GLEN JR FIRESTAR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2407A , Serial Number: FS99400019, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 01/30/2007
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Raymond E Dorf, 1714 Summit St, Hillsboro, IL 62049, Other Owners: Perry K Rhoads
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 337D (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 337LF , Serial Number: 337-1057, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 02/17/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 09/08/2009
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David L Justison, 64 Bremer Ln, Hillsboro, IL 62049, Other Owners: Thomas A Justison
  • Aircraft: KERHLIKAR LOUIS KERHLIKAR MSTNG M-II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ALLISON V1710 SER (1500 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 512 , Serial Number: M-II-1388, Year manufactured: 1985, Airworthiness Date: 05/30/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 09/12/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond E Dorf, 1714 Summit St, Hillsboro, IL 62049
  • Aircraft: MAULE MXT-7-180A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 772TW , Serial Number: 21075C, Airworthiness Date: 03/10/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 05/16/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David Justison, 64 Bremer Ln, Hillsboro, IL 62049, Other Owners: Thomas Justison
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/03/2018
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301T (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8148Y , Serial Number: 32R-8329005, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/1982, Certificate Issue Date: 04/30/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David L Justison, 64 Bremer Ln, Hillsboro, IL 62049, Other Owners: Thomas A Justison
  • Aircraft: BARNES STEVEN K TIERRA (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 3507D , Serial Number: 11983SKB, Certificate Issue Date: 08/23/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Steven K Barnes, 120 Barnes Ln, Hillsboro, IL 62049
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/22/1959

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 24. The highest number of fire incidents - 44 took place in 2007, and the least - 6 in 2016. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Hillsboro, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.1%), and Outside Fires (34.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hillsboro, IL
    • 17041.1%Structure Fires
    • 14234.3%Outside Fires
    • 7317.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 297.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hillsboro, IL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hillsboro, IL
  • 74.4%Utility gas
  • 15.7%Electricity
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hillsboro, IL
  • 71.3%Utility gas
  • 24.3%Electricity
  • 4.4%Other fuel


Hillsboro compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Hillsboro on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married males and females (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 males never married)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
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