Hillsboro, West Virginia

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Population in 2013: 252 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.7%
 
Males: 155  (61.5%)
Females: 97  (38.5%)
Median resident age:  36.9 years
West Virginia median age:  41.7 years

Zip codes: 24946.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $22,615 (it was $29,583 in 2000)
Hillsboro:

$22,615
WV:

$41,253

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,436 (it was $20,929 in 2000)

Hillsboro town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $62,863 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Hillsboro:

$62,863
WV:

$103,200

Median gross rent in 2013: $425.

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  • Races in Hillsboro, WV (2010)

    Hillsboro races chart
    • 25698.5%White alone
    • 31.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Hillsboro: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (21.1%), Irish (19.7%), English (15.6%), Scottish (4.8%), Dutch (4.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 2303 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 705 people per square mile   (low).

Hillsboro, West Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Hillsboro:

  • High school or higher: 74.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hillsboro town:

  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 34.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 19.7%



According to our research of West Virginia and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Hillsboro, West Virginia as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hillsboro to the number of sex offenders is 64 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $424 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $276 (1.1%)

Hillsboro satellite photo by USGS

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

Hillsboro household income distribution Hillsboro home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.3%
West Virginia:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+29.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (28%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (3%)

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, West Virginia average temperatures Hillsboro, West Virginia average precipitation Hillsboro, West Virginia humidity Hillsboro, West Virginia wind speed Hillsboro, West Virginia snowfall Hillsboro, West Virginia sunshine Hillsboro, West Virginia clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Hillsboro-area historical earthquake activity is near West Virginia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 202.9 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) earthquake occurred 232.1 miles away from Hillsboro center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 131.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 244.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 113.8 miles away from Hillsboro center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 118.0 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 Pocahontas County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hillsboro topographic map

Birthplace of: Pearl S. Buck - (1892-1973), The Good Earth.

Hospitals and medical centers in Hillsboro:

  • DENMAR HOSP (RTE 1 BOX 108)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hillsboro:

  • Roanoke College (about 59 miles; Salem, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,316)
  • American National University (about 59 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,297)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 60 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • Virginia Western Community College (about 64 miles; Roanoke, VA; FT enrollment: 4,762)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 64 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Concord University (about 66 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • Blue Ridge Community College (about 70 miles; Weyers Cave, VA; FT enrollment: 2,891)

Public elementary/middle school in Hillsboro:

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Notable locations in Hillsboro: Little Levels Emergency Ambulance Patrol Incorporated (A), Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Libraries (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Hillsboro Branch).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hillsboro and their reported violations in the past:

HILLSBORO TOWN OF (Population served: 253, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JAN-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-08-2011), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-08-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-07-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2011)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 34 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
EAGER BEAVER LLC (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2011)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2010), St Public Notif requested (APR-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (APR-16-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-16-2008), St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-01-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-27-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
DROOP MOUNTAIN BATTLEFIELD STATE PARK (Address: 683 DROOP PARK ROAD , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-16-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2012), St Public Notif received (APR-03-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2014)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
BEAR TOWN STATE PARK (Address: 683 DROOP PARK ROAD , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hillsboro that have no violations reported:

  • DENMAR CORRECTIONAL CENTER (Population served: 346, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 40.2%
(32.3% 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)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
West Virginia:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.2%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Hillsboro compared to West Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
West Virginia average:

11.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (33%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,36818
Mainline Protestant1,20429
Catholic1152
Other11
None6,031-
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: 5
Pocahontas County:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
West Virginia:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Pocahontas County:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

14.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.8%
West Virginia:

12.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Pocahontas County:

32.4%
West Virginia:

31.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.8%
State:

13.1%
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$485
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$451
Sewerage 0$0 2$389
Water Supply 0$0 2$389
Totals for Government 0$0 12$1,714

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,113 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
West Virginia average:

5.16%

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 Randolph County, WV  0.48% ($22,733 average AGI)
from Greenbrier County, WV  0.35% ($21,545)


4.72% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,216 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.72%
West Virginia average:

5.13%

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 Greenbrier County, WV  0.48% ($42,667 average AGI)
to Randolph County, WV  0.48% ($35,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hillsboro:

  • WVMR (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FROST, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WSLW (1310 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WYKM (1250 AM; 5 kW; RUPERT, WV; Owner: MT. STATE B. CO., INC.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCAW (680 AM; 10 kW; CHARLESTON, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA RADIO CORPORATION OF CHARLESTON)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hillsboro:

  • WDBS (97.1 FM; SUTTON, WV; Owner: SUMMIT MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WXCF-FM (103.9 FM; CLIFTON FORGE, VA; Owner: IMPACT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHG (107.1 FM; HOT SPRINGS, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WMLJ (90.5 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WTON-FM (94.3 FM; STAUNTON, VA; Owner: HIGH IMPACT COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WIQO-FM (100.9 FM; COVINGTON, VA; Owner: WKEY, INC.)
  • WVLS (89.7 FM; MONTEREY, VA; Owner: POCAHONTAS COMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE CORP.)
  • WCWV (92.9 FM; SUMMERSVILLE, WV; Owner: R-S BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKCJ (103.1 FM; LEWISBURG, WV; Owner: QUORUM RADIO PARTNERS OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WAFD (100.3 FM; WEBSTER SPRINGS, WV; Owner: J & K BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRON-FM (97.7 FM; RONCEVERTE, WV; Owner: RADIO GREENBRIER, INC.)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Hc 64 Box 336 Hillsboro (Lat: 38.142806 Lon: -80.266306), Type: Mast, Structure height: 25 m, Overall height: 28.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN739
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • Hc 64 Box 336 Hillsboro (Lat: 38.142806 Lon: -80.266306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 25 m, Overall height: 28.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN618
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/23/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: RIPLEY RICHARD H KITFOX IV (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6231J , Serial Number: 1593, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Robert M Mothes, Hc64 Box 259, Hillsboro, WV 24946

Most common first names in Hillsboro, WV among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2679.1 years
William1575.3 years
Charles1275.3 years
George1169.2 years
John1181.5 years
James1077.4 years
Harry872.7 years
Bessie886.9 years
Nellie787.4 years
Henry670.5 years
Most common last names in Hillsboro, WV among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hill1778.7 years
Lewis1478.5 years
Rose1374.7 years
Pritt1276.0 years
Kershner1076.3 years
Workman1075.1 years
Cutlip980.0 years
Mcneel976.9 years
Walton880.1 years
Kellison885.1 years
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