For population 25 years and over in Hillsboro:
For population 15 years and over in Hillsboro town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $296 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (61.2 miles , pop. 94,911).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (144.0 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (301.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Marlinton, WV (3.0 miles ), Huntersville, WV (3.4 miles) , Falling Spring, WV (3.6 miles ), Richwood, WV (4.3 miles ), Fenwick, WV (4.6 miles) , Hot Springs, VA (4.8 miles ), Callaghan, VA (4.9 miles ), Warm Springs, VA (4.9 miles) .
Latitude: 38.14 N, Longitude: 80.21 W
Area code: 304
Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+29.9%).
Work and jobs in Hillsboro: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Hillsboro, West Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hillsboro-area historical tornado activity is below West Virginia state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Hillsboro town center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/24/1975, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 28.5 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Hillsboro-area historical earthquake activity is below West Virginia state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/22/1991 at 01:01:20, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 9.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 13.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1991 at 18:34:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from Hillsboro center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pocahontas County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Landslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Pearl S. Buck - (1892-1973), The Good Earth.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hillsboro:
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Public elementary/middle school in Hillsboro:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.62. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Hillsboro and their reported violations in the past:DENMAR CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Population served: 360, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:HILLSBORO TOWN OF (Population served: 276, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 42.0%
(38.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Hillsboro compared to West Virginia state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Hillsboro town (based on Pocahontas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.87%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.45% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,253 average adjusted gross income)
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:
5.27% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,542 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hillsboro)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1