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Henry County

Population in 2012: 181 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.7%
 

Males: 93  (51.7%)
Females: 88  (48.3%)

Median resident age:  46.5 years
Iowa median age:  42.7 years

Zip codes: 52630.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $25,870 (it was $35,500 in 2000)
Hillsboro:

$25,870
Iowa:

$49,427
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $11,457

Hillsboro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $38,149 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Hillsboro:

$38,149
Iowa:

$123,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $43,818; Detached houses: $45,196; Mobile homes: $26,250

Median gross rent in 2011: $641.

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  • White alone - 172 (95.6%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (3.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hillsboro: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.8%), Norwegian (12.6%), English (10.0%), United States (6.2%), Irish (5.3%), Dutch (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 07/19/1916

Land area: 0.51 square miles.

Population density: 356 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hillsboro:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 23.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hillsboro city:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

0 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.0%
Iowa:  3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $267 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $288 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Iowa City, IA (57.5 miles , pop. 62,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Louis, MO (171.6 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (220.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Salem, IA (2.2 miles ), Stockport, IA (2.5 miles ), Houghton, IA (2.5 miles) , Westwood, IA (3.1 miles) , Rome, IA (3.2 miles) , Bonaparte, IA (3.2 miles ), Lockridge, IA (3.3 miles ), St. Paul, IA (3.4 miles) .

Latitude: 40.84 N, Longitude: 91.71 W

Area code: 319

Hillsboro household income distribution Hillsboro home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.5%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+20.6%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (68%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (41%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Religious workers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (14%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Hillsboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 132% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/9/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the Hillsboro city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/24/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Henry County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Hillsboro:

  • HENRY COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA)
  • VAN BUREN COUNTY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; KEOSAUQUA, IA)

Political contributions by individuals in Hillsboro, IA

Amtrak station near Hillsboro:

  • 13 miles: MOUNT PLEASANT (418 N. ADAMS ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hillsboro:

  • Southeastern Community College (about 28 miles; West Burlington, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,087)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 39 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • University of Iowa (about 58 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,313)
  • Western Illinois University (about 60 miles; Macomb, IL; FT enrollment: 10,446)
  • Truman State University (about 64 miles; Kirksville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,595)
  • Kirkwood Community College (about 75 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; FT enrollment: 9,715)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 76 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,969)

Library in Hillsboro:

  • HILLSBORO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,680; Location: 100 W COMMERCIAL; 8,082 books; 59 audio materials; 714 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 6 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Hillsboro: Hillsboro Fire and Rescue (A), Hillsboro City Hall (B), Hillsboro Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Hillsboro: Hillsboro Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Hillsboro include: Old Military Road Historical Marker (1), Central Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Henry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.8. This is about average.
City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.574. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.574
U.S.:

2.433
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.62. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.62
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.0
U.S.:

22.1


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 42.2%
(49.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.5%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.3%
Whole state:  6.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hillsboro, IA

Hillsboro compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Hillsboro travel time to work - commute


Hillsboro mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (78%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Hillsboro (based on Henry County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.36%
Here48.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic Church Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)Mennonite Church USA
Adherents25.1%13.9%10.2%8.8%8.3%
Congregations23.7%2.6%2.6%7.9%7.9%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesOther
Adherents5.7%4.7%4.1%3.3%15.8%
Congregations2.6%2.6%2.6%2.6%44.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Henry County:

2.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Henry County:

4.96 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

9.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Henry County:

7.8%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Henry County:

28.0%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
State:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,108
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$200
Sewerage 0$0 1$100
Water Supply 0$0 2$190
Totals for Government 0$0 12$1,598

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,000 ($5.52)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($209.94)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($187.85)
    Fire Protection: $22,000 ($121.55)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($93.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($71.82)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($71.82)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($22.10)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($22.10)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($16.57)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($16.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($5.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($5.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($38.67)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $1,000 ($5.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $11,000 ($60.77)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($55.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($38.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,000 ($77.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($22.10)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $27,000 ($149.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($66.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $20,000 ($110.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($88.40)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($16.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $50,000 ($276.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,000 ($88.40)
    All Other: $2,000 ($11.05)
    General Support: $2,000 ($11.05)
  • Tax - Property: $25,000 ($138.12)
    Total General Sales: $13,000 ($71.82)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $83,000 ($458.56)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $138,000 ($762.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $137,000 ($756.91)
    Water Utilities: $79,000 ($436.46)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($22.10)
    Other, NEC: $1,000 ($5.52)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $57,000 ($314.92)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $69,000 ($381.22)

6.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,493 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Iowa average:

6.30%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Des Moines County, IA  0.89% ($26,892 average AGI)
from Lee County, IA  0.55% ($30,675)
from Washington County, IA  0.41% ($26,767)


6.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,324 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Iowa average:

6.47%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Des Moines County, IA  1.03% ($35,026 average AGI)
to Washington County, IA  0.43% ($24,281)
to Johnson County, IA  0.42% ($28,226)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hillsboro:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KILJ (1130 AM; daytime; 0 kW; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; Owner: KILJ, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hillsboro:

  • KAYP (89.9 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KILJ-FM (105.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, IA; Owner: KILJ, INC.)
  • KOKX-FM (95.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KKNL (97.3 FM; NEW LONDON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRNQ (96.3 FM; KEOKUK, IA; Owner: DAVID M. LISTER)
  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • KDMG (103.1 FM; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: PRITCHARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIIK-FM (95.9 FM; FAIRFIELD, IA; Owner: FAIRFIELD MEIDA GROUP, INC.)
  • KBKB-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MADISON, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Hillsboro:

  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KGWB-TV (Channel 26; BURLINGTON, IA; Owner: BURLINGTON TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • KYOU-TV (Channel 15; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K54AF (Channel 54; KEOSAUQUA, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K38AB (Channel 38; FORT MADISON, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K55GS (Channel 55; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rr 1 10 Mi E Jct Hwy 1 & 16 On Hwy 16 (Lat: 40.700028 Lon: -91.748222), Call Sign: KNAN414, Licensee ID: L00026144
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.9800 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/1996, Expiration Date: 03/21/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2001
    Registrant: Gary Page, Rr 1, Hillsboro, IA 52630, Phone: (319) 796-2278


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 3


Most common first names in Hillsboro, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William483.2 years
Ruth484.7 years
Dale465.5 years
Harold473.5 years
Dorothy380.4 years
Paul373.4 years
Rex376.0 years
James363.3 years
Richard377.0 years
Charles383.4 years
Most common last names in Hillsboro, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1078.6 years
Hoaglin881.9 years
Shelman781.0 years
Miller480.8 years
Ross482.0 years
Runyon476.9 years
Holtkamp378.3 years
Hixson386.9 years
Davis383.3 years
Coleman373.7 years

Hillsboro on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Special education teachers"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Repair and maintenance"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Broadcasting and telecommunications"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Lawyers"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers"
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