Hillsboro, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 6,089 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +39.7%
Males: 4,286  (70.4%)
Females: 1,803  (29.6%)
Median resident age:  38.8 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 62049, 62051.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,922 (it was $33,075 in 2000)
Hillsboro:

$38,922
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,622 (it was $17,458 in 2000)

Hillsboro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $73,962 (it was $61,800 in 2000)
Hillsboro:

$73,962
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $93,659; Detached houses: $95,514

Median gross rent in 2013: $612.

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  • Races in Hillsboro, IL (2010)

    Hillsboro races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hillsboro: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.8%), United States (9.9%), Irish (9.3%), English (5.9%), French (2.8%), Italian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/26/1913

Elevation: 630 feet

Land area: 3.59 square miles.

Population density: 1,697 people per square mile   (low).

Hillsboro,IL real estate house value index trend

Hillsboro, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Hillsboro:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hillsboro city:

  • Never married: 43.1%
  • Now married: 34.0%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

183 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America).

This city:

2.3%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Hillsboro, Illinois as of August 25, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Hillsboro to the number of sex offenders is 681 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,862 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,337 (1.7%)

Hillsboro satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 39.16 N, Longitude: 89.48 W

Area code: 217

Hillsboro household income distribution Hillsboro home values distribution

Crime rates in Hillsboro by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0020000000000
per 100,000 0.00.047.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 11100000210N/A0
per 100,000 22.923.223.50.00.00.00.00.033.216.10.0N/A0.0
Robberies 000000001910100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0315.8160.616.20.00.0
Assaults 88121114611120052918
per 100,000 183.5185.8282.2257.4327.795.7178.0194.70.00.081.0474.9294.0
Burglaries 43432116194159519111720
per 100,000 986.5998.8493.8374.4444.863.8242.7146.083.1305.2178.3278.4326.6
Thefts 885651514144304150584443
per 100,000 183.5185.81,316.71,193.51,193.8654.2711.9486.7681.4803.1940.0720.5702.3
Auto thefts 5552716250725
per 100,000 114.7116.1117.646.8163.916.097.132.483.10.0113.532.781.7
Arson 0010000001211
per 100,000 0.00.023.50.00.00.00.00.00.016.132.416.416.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 146.4148.2276.8134.5164.053.192.574.1167.6119.283.5151.9121.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Hillsboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.14
Illinois average:

3.28
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (51%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Hillsboro: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hillsboro, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 Hillsboro 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 (12).
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

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

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

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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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 54.8. This is better than average.

City:

54.8
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.552. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.552
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 16.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

20.0

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

City:

0.0102
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.0%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 44.2% for two or more races residents)
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

Hillsboro, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Illinois average:

12.4

Hillsboro travel time to work - commute Hillsboro mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Hillsboro city (based on Montgomery County data)

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
Montgomery County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

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

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

26.9%
Illinois:

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

13.7%
State:

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
Financial Administration 2$7,752$46,5120$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$2,249
Police Protection - Officers 8$32,256$48,3840$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
Water Supply 7$23,713$40,6510$0
Local Libraries 1$3,364$40,3680$0
Totals for Government 34$122,161$43,1167$4,441

Hillsboro government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($10.67)
    Libraries: $44,000 ($7.23)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($0.99)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $701,000 ($115.13)
    Regular Highways: $564,000 ($92.63)
    Police Protection: $511,000 ($83.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $400,000 ($65.69)
    Sewerage: $390,000 ($64.05)
    Financial Administration: $337,000 ($55.35)
    Fire Protection: $337,000 ($55.35)
    General - Other: $297,000 ($48.78)
    Central Staff Services: $64,000 ($10.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $208,000 ($34.16)
    Fire Protection: $81,000 ($13.30)
    Police Protection: $28,000 ($4.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($3.28)
    Central Staff: $5,000 ($0.82)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,355,000 ($222.53)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $280,000 ($45.98)

Hillsboro government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $590,000 ($96.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $76,000 ($12.48)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $54,000 ($8.87)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $392,000 ($64.38)
    Interest Earnings: $39,000 ($6.40)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $983,000 ($161.44)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $934,000 ($153.39)
    Highways: $122,000 ($20.04)
    Public Welfare: $89,000 ($14.62)
  • Tax - Property: $634,000 ($104.12)
    NEC: $203,000 ($33.34)
    Public Utilities: $164,000 ($26.93)

Hillsboro government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,910,000 ($642.14)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,785,000 ($621.61)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $125,000 ($20.53)

Hillsboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,666,000 ($273.61)

4.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,518 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.24%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Macoupin County, IL  0.92% ($31,713 average AGI)
from Sangamon County, IL  0.42% ($31,935)
from Bond County, IL  0.34% ($33,838)


4.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,883 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Macoupin County, IL  0.97% ($27,870 average AGI)
to Sangamon County, IL  0.67% ($41,757)
to Madison County, IL  0.39% ($39,767)

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 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Hillsboro fatal accident list:

Jul 22, 2009 05:35 PM, Sr-127, Cr-11, Lat: 39.15158, Lon: -89.49293, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 14, 2008 02:32 PM, Sr-127, Oak St, Lat: 39.16314, Lon: -89.49706, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 23, 1996 09:41 PM, 127, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 21, 1993 06:00 PM, 127, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 3, 1993 04:42 PM, Vandalia, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 24, 1986 00:01 AM, 16, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 22, 1980 01:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 24m79ftTotal length
  • 23,525Total average daily traffic
  • 2,046Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

17 (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:

57 (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
    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
    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
    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
    Registrant (Individual): Steven K Barnes, 120 Barnes Ln, Hillsboro, IL 62049
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/22/1959
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 47634 , Serial Number: 28-7816108, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 09/21/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David Justison, 64 Bremer Ln, Hillsboro, IL 62049, Other Owners: Patricia Justison
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 500JF , Serial Number: 18265093, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 09/24/1976
    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
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond E Dorf, 1714 Summit St, Hillsboro, IL 62049

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 117
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Hillsboro

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hillsboro, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hillsboro, Illinois:

  • Countryside Inn, 8105 Il Rte 127, Hillsboro, Illinois 62049 , Phone: (217) 532-6176, Fax: (217) 532-2348
  • Red Rooster Inn, 123 E Seward St, Hillsboro, Illinois 62049 , Phone: (217) 532-6332, Fax: (217) 532-5269
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hillsboro, Illinois

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
Businesses in Hillsboro, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
Alco Stores1MasterBrand Cabinets2
CVS1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
Ford1

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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly 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+)"
There are 5 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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