Hillsboro, Maryland

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Population in 2014: 158 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.1%
 
Males: 79  (50.4%)
Females: 79  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Maryland median age:  38.5 years

Zip code: 21641

Estimated median household income in 2016: $65,190 (it was $29,583 in 2000)
Hillsboro:

$65,190
MD:

$78,945

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,302 (it was $16,318 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $211,364 (it was $101,100 in 2000)
Hillsboro:

$211,364
MD:

$306,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $217,102; Detached houses: $215,302

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,001.

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    • 15294.4%White alone
    • 53.1%Hispanic
    • 42.5%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hillsboro: 92.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (35.9%), English (23.1%), American (15.4%), Yugoslavian (7.7%), Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1882

Elevation: 47 feet

Land area: 0.14 square miles.

Population density: 1,106 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hillsboro:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hillsboro town:

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 20.3%

7 residents are foreign born (6.2% Europe).

This town:

6.2%
Maryland:

14.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,656 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $216 (0.1%)

Hillsboro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dundalk, MD (38.7 miles , pop. 62,306).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (45.3 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (86.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Queen Anne, MD (0.8 miles) , Ridgely, MD (1.9 miles ), Cordova, MD (1.9 miles ), West Denton, MD (2.4 miles) , Denton, MD (2.6 miles ), Williston, MD (2.8 miles) , Greensboro, MD (2.9 miles ), Four Corners, MD (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 38.92 N, Longitude: 75.94 W

Area code: 410

Hillsboro household income distribution Hillsboro home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-0.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (36%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Utilities (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (29%)
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Community and social service occupations (35%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Legal occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Average climate in Hillsboro, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hillsboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 18% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 42.7 miles away from the Hillsboro town center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 5/18/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Hillsboro-area historical earthquake activity is near Maryland state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 140.7 miles away from Hillsboro center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 295.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 358.1 miles away from Hillsboro center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 332.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Caroline County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hillsboro topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hillsboro:

  • CAROLINE CNTY HLTH DEPT (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; DENTON, MD)
  • WESLEYAN HEALTH CARE CNTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DENTON, MD)
  • CAROLINE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DENTON, MD)
  • ENVOY OF DENTON (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DENTON, MD)
  • CORSICA HILLS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CENTREVILLE, MD)
  • DAVITA - EASTON (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; EASTON, MD)
  • ADVANCED DIALYSIS CENTER - EASTON (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; EASTON, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hillsboro:

  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 29 miles; Dover, DE; Full-time enrollment: 2,239)
  • Delaware State University (about 29 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 30 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)
  • Anne Arundel Community College (about 33 miles; Arnold, MD; FT enrollment: 10,501)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 33 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • All-State Career-Baltimore (about 41 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 2,287)
  • The Community College of Baltimore County (about 42 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 15,217)

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Churches in Hillsboro include: Hillsboro United Methodist Church (A), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Caroline County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 74.4. This is about average.

City:

74.4
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.16
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00409. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00409
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.8%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.6%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  13.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Hillsboro (2011 data):

  • CNB: Tuckahoe Branch at 21913 Shore Highway, branch established on 1939/01/23. Info updated 2011/03/02: Bank assets: $435.9 mil, Deposits: $385.2 mil, headquarters in Centreville, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Shore Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Maryland average:

12.6

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

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Religion statistics for Hillsboro town (based on Caroline County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,65230
Mainline Protestant3,42225
Catholic2,5853
Black Protestant1,4537
Other17-
None21,937-
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: 7
Caroline County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Caroline County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Caroline County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.3%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Caroline County:

30.0%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.0%
State:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

43.0%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hillsboro:

34.9%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
Maryland:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hillsboro:

25.0%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.3%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hillsboro:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.4%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

50.0%
Maryland:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Hillsboro:

76.0%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hillsboro, MD 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 0$0 1$200
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$3
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$4
Totals for Government 0$0 7$207

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

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($44.30)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($31.65)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($25.32)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($18.99)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($12.66)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,000 ($82.28)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $9,000 ($56.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($50.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $12,000 ($75.95)
  • Tax - Property: $10,000 ($63.29)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $149,000 ($943.04)

6.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,521 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Maryland average:

6.59%

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 Talbot County, MD  1.24% ($30,604 average AGI)
from Queen Anne's County, MD  0.79% ($30,926)
from Dorchester County, MD  0.73% ($27,239)


6.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,318 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Maryland average:

6.66%

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 Talbot County, MD  1.16% ($34,129 average AGI)
to Dorchester County, MD  0.74% ($29,618)
to Queen Anne's County, MD  0.66% ($42,513)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hillsboro:

  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WKDI (840 AM; daytime; 1 kW; DENTON, MD; Owner: BAYSHORE COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hillsboro:

  • WTDK (107.1 FM; FEDERALSBURG, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WCEI-FM (96.7 FM; EASTON, MD; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WRNR-FM (103.1 FM; GRASONVILLE, MD; Owner: EMPIRE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WINX-FM (94.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: CWA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAFL (97.7 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCEM-FM (106.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING L.C.)
  • WXPZ (101.3 FM; MILFORD, DE; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Hillsboro:

  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTSD-CA (Channel 14; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • Hillsboro, Maryland
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents21
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:1
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents43
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Maryland average
  • Fatal accident count268
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents389
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons66
  • Fatalities288
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents701
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents95
See more detailed statistics of Hillsboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (68%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Electricity (12%)

Hillsboro compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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