Hillsborough, California

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Population in 2017: 11,486 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.1%
 
Males: 5,782  (50.3%)
Females: 5,704  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

48.0 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 94010.

Estimated median household income in 2017: over $200,000 (it was $193,157 in 2000)
Hillsborough:

over $200,000
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $131,742 (it was $98,643 in 2000)

Hillsborough town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: over $1,000,000 (it was over $1,000,000 in 2000)
Hillsborough:

over $1,000,000
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $3,379.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hillsborough: 169.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.3%
(2.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.3% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Hillsborough, CA (2010)
    • 6,95564.2%White alone
    • 3,03028.0%Asian alone
    • 3663.4%Two or more races
    • 3733.4%Hispanic
    • 400.4%Black alone
    • 350.3%Other race alone
    • 230.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.03%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Hillsborough, California as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hillsborough is 5,731 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Hillsborough by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.8)
1
(8.7)
2
(17.3)
4
(34.7)
2
(17.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.3)
2
(18.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(28.1)
2
(18.7)
2
(18.7)
2
(18.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(43.2)
4
(34.7)
7
(60.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
43
(403.0)
12
(112.0)
27
(252.4)
33
(307.7)
34
(313.5)
26
(237.4)
29
(264.8)
31
(280.3)
32
(284.6)
55
(483.2)
64
(553.7)
84
(725.7)
28
(242.8)
44
(380.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
49
(459.2)
80
(746.9)
64
(598.3)
41
(382.3)
45
(414.9)
69
(630.1)
41
(374.4)
54
(488.2)
23
(204.5)
47
(412.9)
55
(475.8)
36
(311.0)
38
(329.5)
42
(362.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(65.6)
5
(46.7)
4
(37.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.4)
1
(9.0)
2
(17.8)
1
(8.8)
7
(60.6)
1
(8.6)
4
(34.7)
4
(34.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)72.445.248.343.446.371.035.742.629.558.169.691.667.669.8

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City-data.com crime index in Hillsborough, CA

Crime rate in Hillsborough detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 36 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: American (5.8%), German (5.3%), English (5.1%), European (4.5%), Irish (4.0%), Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 6.23 square miles.

Population density: 1,845 people per square mile   (low).

Hillsborough, California map

2,788 residents are foreign born (16.7% Asia, 3.5% Europe).

This town:

24.1%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $11,003 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,938 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Mateo, CA (2.4 miles , pop. 92,482).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Francisco, CA (14.5 miles , pop. 776,733).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (327.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Burlingame, CA (1.3 miles ),
San Mateo, CA (1.6 miles ),
Highlands-Baywood Park, CA (1.6 miles ),
Millbrae, CA (1.9 miles ),
Belmont, CA (2.1 miles ),
Foster City, CA (2.2 miles ),
San Bruno, CA (2.4 miles ),
San Carlos, CA (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 37.56 N, Longitude: 122.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,632 (-22.8%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 691 (15.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 650

Distribution of median household income in Hillsborough, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hillsborough, CA in 2017

Property values in Hillsborough, CA

Hillsborough satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.4%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in Hillsborough, CA
Historical housing units in Hillsborough, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +187 (+1.8%).
Most common industries in Hillsborough, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (17.8%)
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.3%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (21.2%)
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.5%)
  • Construction (3.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.2%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.1%)
  • Private households (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Hillsborough, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Top executives (12.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5.6%)
  • Financial managers (5.3%)
  • Lawyers (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (16.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.9%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Financial managers (5.9%)
  • Lawyers (5.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Top executives (5.6%)
  • Financial managers (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)

Average climate in Hillsborough, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hillsborough, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 99.9. This is worse than average.

City:

99.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.427. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.427
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.372. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.372
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.0115. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0115
U.S.:

0.0098

Earthquake activity:

Hillsborough-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 742% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 46.5 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 44.8 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 197.3 miles away from Hillsborough center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 257.6 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 276.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 213.8 miles away from Hillsborough center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Mateo County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hillsborough topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hillsborough:

  • DAVITA MILLS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; SAN MATEO, CA)
  • MILLS HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SAN MATEO, CA)
  • SUTTER VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SAN MATEO, CA)
  • CARELINK HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BURLINGAME, CA)
  • EXCEL INFUSION THERAPY (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BURLINGAME, CA)
  • EXCEL QUALITY CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BURLINGAME, CA)
  • JAMES COURT MANOR ICF/DDH (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SAN MATEO, CA)

Amtrak stations near Hillsborough:

  • 4 miles: MILLBRAE (MILLBRAE AVE. & CALIFORNIA DR.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 5 miles: SAN FRANCISCO INT'L AIRPO (SAN BRUNO, SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: SAN FRANCISCO SHOPPING (SAN FRANCISCO, 835 MARKET ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hillsborough:

  • College of San Mateo (about 3 miles; San Mateo, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,398)
  • Skyline College (about 8 miles; San Bruno, CA; FT enrollment: 5,824)
  • Canada College (about 10 miles; Redwood City, CA; FT enrollment: 3,446)
  • City College of San Francisco (about 13 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 17,569)
  • San Francisco State University (about 13 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 24,644)
  • Stanford University (about 14 miles; Stanford, CA; FT enrollment: 14,410)
  • Chabot College (about 15 miles; Hayward, CA; FT enrollment: 7,610)

Private high school in Hillsborough:

  • CRYSTAL SPRINGS UPLANDS SCHOOL (Students: 360, Location: 400 UPLANDS DR, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hillsborough:

Private elementary/middle schools in Hillsborough:

  • THE NUEVA SCHOOL (Students: 414, Location: 6565 SKYLINE BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
  • THE BRIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 17, Location: 545 EUCALYPTUS AVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Hillsborough

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hillsborough: Burlingame Country Club (A), Hillsborough Racquet Club (B), Crystal Springs Golf Course (C), Carol Chateau (D), House-on-the-Hill (E), Central County Fire Department Station 33 (F), Central County Fire Department Station 32 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Spencer Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Samuel F. Chavez - Golfer.

San Mateo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.9 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

85.0%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

2.7%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Hillsborough:

Marital status in Hillsborough, CA
  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 70.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

For population 25 years and over in Hillsborough:

  • High school or higher: 97.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 75.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 41.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hillsborough
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hillsborough, CA (based on San Mateo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic243,63422
Other31,69778
Evangelical Protestant24,771166
Mainline Protestant23,84074
Orthodox5,3505
Black Protestant2,04612
None387,113-
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: 171
San Mateo County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
San Mateo County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
San Mateo County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 114
San Mateo County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 703
This county:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
San Mateo County:

7.1%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.0%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

60.2%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

57.8%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Hillsborough:

27.1
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hillsborough:

15.5%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hillsborough:

12.3%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.9%
State:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

62.9%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.1%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hillsborough, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 25$294,657$141,4350$0
Other and Unallocable 12$85,020$85,0200$0
Streets and Highways 9$83,027$110,7031$4,065
Water Supply 9$59,117$78,8230$0
Sewerage 8$56,092$84,1381$4,418
Police - Other 7$53,150$91,1141$930
Other Government Administration 6$68,220$136,4403$3,430
Financial Administration 5$48,389$116,1340$0
Totals for Government 81$747,672$110,7666$12,843

Hillsborough government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $2,167,000 ($188.66)
    Water Utilities: $1,356,000 ($118.06)
    Regular Highways: $215,000 ($18.72)
    Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($3.05)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $8,537,000 ($743.25)
    Police Protection: $6,666,000 ($580.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,443,000 ($560.94)
    Sewerage: $4,644,000 ($404.32)
    Regular Highways: $2,075,000 ($180.65)
    Central Staff Services: $1,823,000 ($158.71)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,142,000 ($99.43)
    Libraries: $700,000 ($60.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $131,000 ($11.41)
    Health - Other: $66,000 ($5.75)
    Natural Resources - Other: $56,000 ($4.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,183,000 ($102.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,673,000 ($232.72)
    Police Protection: $78,000 ($6.79)
    Central Staff Services: $39,000 ($3.40)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,519,000 ($915.81)

Hillsborough government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,080,000 ($616.40)
    Other: $2,029,000 ($176.65)
    Regular Highways: $145,000 ($12.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,237,000 ($194.76)
    Rents: $427,000 ($37.18)
    Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($4.27)
    General Revenue - Other: $37,000 ($3.22)
    Fines and Forfeits: $25,000 ($2.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,901,000 ($862.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $332,000 ($28.90)
    Other: $105,000 ($9.14)
    General Local Government Support: $73,000 ($6.36)
  • Tax - Property: $11,234,000 ($978.06)
    Other License: $1,002,000 ($87.24)
    Public Utilities Sales: $612,000 ($53.28)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $546,000 ($47.54)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $517,000 ($45.01)
    Other: $400,000 ($34.83)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $201,000 ($17.50)

Hillsborough government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,108,000 ($3143.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,817,000 ($3118.32)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,200,000 ($104.48)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $909,000 ($79.14)

Hillsborough government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,320,000 ($289.05)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,071,000 ($2530.99)

6.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($153,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
California average:

5.03%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,088 average AGI)
San Mateo County:

0.07%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from San Francisco County, CA  1.54% ($139,745 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  1.32% ($219,350)
from Alameda County, CA  0.61% ($99,304)


7.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($143,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
California average:

5.21%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,865 average AGI)
San Mateo County:

0.12%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to San Francisco County, CA  1.20% ($169,587 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  1.10% ($154,202)
to Alameda County, CA  1.04% ($98,442)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hillsborough:

  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSFO (560 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOIT (1260 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSFB (1220 AM; 5 kW; PALO ALTO, CA; Owner: SCA-PALO ALTO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hillsborough:

  • KCSM (91.1 FM; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KFRC-FM (99.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KYLD (94.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBLX-FM (102.9 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS - CA, INC.)
  • KZBR (95.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSAN (107.7 FM; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KMEL (106.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQED-FM (88.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KITS (105.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KIOI (101.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC)
  • KSOL (98.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Hillsborough:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KTSF (Channel 26; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: LINCOLN BROADCASTING COMPANY, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTEH (Channel 54; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
  • KDTV (Channel 14; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KDTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KSTS (Channel 48; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
See more detailed statistics of Hillsborough fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.8mTotal length
  • $3,364,000Total costs
  • 92,330Total average daily traffic
  • 3,307Total average daily truck traffic
  • 138,510Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hillsborough, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51900-1909
  • 21930-1939
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hillsborough, CA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Hillsborough, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Hillsborough PD, 1600 Floribunda Ave. (Lat: 37.578056 Lon: -122.356056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 29 m, Call Sign: WQBA822,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17905.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2014, Expiration Date: 09/10/2024, Certifier: Steven H Green, Registrant: Local Radio Networks, 206 Lakeview Way, Redwood City, CA 94062, Phone: (650) 368-3800, Fax: (650) 368-3803, Email:
  • HILLSBOROUGH, Lat: 37.570111 Lon: -122.363000, Call Sign: WQHB247,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.256 MHz, Grant Date: 04/08/2017, Expiration Date: 06/15/2027, Certifier: Cary Dahl, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8510, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

106 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hillsborough)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Hillsborough)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED84$1,447,291483$823,36015$622,92815$969,592
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$1,518,35959$788,4200$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$1,236,742107$1,165,1913$553,9336$1,283,227
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$1,512,34277$829,6842$371,3654$406,608
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$1,153,74018$1,059,2482$1,098,0952$2,688,675

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6056.00 , 6057.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$3,467,450
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2003 2001

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6056.00 , 6057.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hillsborough, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hillsborough, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 18. The highest number of fire incidents - 34 took place in 2005, and the least - 4 in 2012. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hillsborough, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (39.2%), and Outside Fires (26.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hillsborough, CA
    • 9639.2%Structure Fires
    • 6526.5%Outside Fires
    • 4719.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3715.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hillsborough, CA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hillsborough, CA
  • 86.6%Utility gas
  • 12.8%Electricity
  • 0.6%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hillsborough, CA
  • 72.6%Utility gas
  • 27.4%Electricity


Hillsborough compared to California state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Hillsborough on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Hong Kong (population 500+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: management occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: management occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Taiwan (population 500+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in China (population 500+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (500+ students)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #64 (94010) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #79 (94010) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #95 (94010) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
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