Hillsborough, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 7,231 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +32.8%
 
Males: 3,350  (46.3%)
Females: 3,881  (53.7%)
Median resident age:

37.2 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27278.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,122 (it was $40,111 in 2000)
Hillsborough:

$55,122
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,918 (it was $21,818 in 2000)

Hillsborough town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $219,115 (it was $106,400 in 2000)
Hillsborough:

$219,115
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $250,116; detached houses: $266,839; mobile homes: $71,346

Median gross rent in 2017: $982.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hillsborough: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.0%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.0% for Black residents, 13.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.4% for American Indian residents, 12.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hillsborough, NC (2017)
    • 4,40061.2%White alone
    • 1,48920.7%Black alone
    • 91312.7%Hispanic
    • 1672.3%Asian alone
    • 1161.6%Two or more races
    • 701.0%American Indian alone
    • 330.5%Other race alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Hillsborough, North Carolina as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hillsborough is 343 to 1.


Crime rates in Hillsborough by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.6)
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)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.2)
1
(18.6)
5
(88.2)
3
(51.4)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(111.3)
11
(200.4)
13
(241.6)
14
(247.0)
10
(171.5)
13
(210.9)
8
(128.3)
10
(155.0)
7
(105.4)
5
(68.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
34
(630.8)
36
(655.9)
17
(316.0)
14
(247.0)
18
(308.7)
13
(210.9)
10
(160.4)
45
(697.6)
21
(316.3)
24
(327.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
72
(1,336)
69
(1,257)
138
(2,565)
117
(2,064)
92
(1,578)
84
(1,363)
73
(1,171)
37
(573.6)
38
(572.3)
34
(464.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
156
(2,894)
208
(3,789)
317
(5,892)
302
(5,327)
268
(4,596)
358
(5,808)
390
(6,254)
337
(5,224)
300
(4,518)
265
(3,619)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(204.1)
23
(419.0)
20
(371.7)
15
(264.6)
9
(154.3)
21
(340.7)
4
(64.1)
12
(186.0)
7
(105.4)
11
(150.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(18.6)
1
(18.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.4)
1
(16.0)
2
(31.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)385.2479.0632.7572.8461.0473.4407.8450.0324.1275.3

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City-data.com crime index in Hillsborough, NC

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.69
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Hillsborough, NC City Guides:

Ancestries: English (8.4%), German (7.5%), American (6.8%), European (3.4%), Scottish (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 624 feet

Land area: 4.58 square miles.

Population density: 1,578 people per square mile   (low).

Hillsborough, North Carolina map

612 residents are foreign born (5.8% Latin America).

This town:

8.5%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,136 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,360 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Durham, NC (12.5 miles , pop. 187,035).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (31.2 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (346.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Efland, NC (1.9 miles ),
Mebane, NC (3.1 miles ),
Carrboro, NC (3.3 miles ),
Chapel Hill, NC (3.3 miles ),
Woodlawn, NC (3.3 miles ),
Durham, NC (3.5 miles ),
Green Level, NC (3.7 miles ),
Rougemont, NC (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 36.07 N, Longitude: 79.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,538 (+49.2%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 681 (22.3%)

Area code: 919

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

Hillsborough satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Historical population in Hillsborough, NC
Historical housing units in Hillsborough, NC

Population change in the 1990s: +716 (+15.1%).
Most common industries in Hillsborough, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.9%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.8%)
  • Health care (22.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Hillsborough, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.7%)
  • Computer specialists (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
  • Registered nurses (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (5.5%)
  • Carpenters (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)

Average climate in Hillsborough, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hillsborough, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.0. This is about average.

City:

67.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.661. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.661
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.68. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.68
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.251. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.251
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.79
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Hillsborough-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 21% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.4 miles away from the Hillsborough town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 11/23/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hillsborough-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 123.9 miles away from Hillsborough center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 244.9 miles away from Hillsborough center
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 304.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 227.5 miles away from Hillsborough center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 174.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 176.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Orange County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hillsborough topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hillsborough:

  • BROOKSHIRE NURSING CENTER (300 MEADOWLAND DRIVE BOX 1107)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Hillsborough:

  • RESIDENTIAL SERVICES, INC. RETIREMENT CENTER (Hospital, about 6 miles away; DURHAM, NC)
  • VOCA-GENTRY GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; DURHAM, NC)
  • UNC HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; CHAPEL HILL, NC)
  • COLUMBIA HOMECARE NORTH CAROLINA (Hospital, about 9 miles away; CHAPEL HILL, NC)
  • MAGNOLIA GARDENS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DURHAM, NC)
  • UNIHEALTH POST-ACUTE CARE - CAROLINA POINT (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; DURHAM, NC)
  • CAROL WOODS (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CHAPEL HILL, NC)

Airports located in Hillsborough:

Amtrak stations near Hillsborough:

  • 13 miles: DURHAM (400 W. CHAPEL HILL ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.
  • 19 miles: BURLINGTON (110 E. WEBB ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hillsborough:

  • Duke University (about 11 miles; Durham, NC; Full-time enrollment: 14,652)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 12 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; FT enrollment: 24,946)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 14 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 7,281)
  • Alamance Community College (about 15 miles; Graham, NC; FT enrollment: 3,614)
  • Durham Technical Community College (about 15 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 3,515)
  • Strayer University-North Carolina (about 22 miles; Morrisville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,070)
  • Elon University (about 23 miles; Elon, NC; FT enrollment: 6,403)

Public high schools in Hillsborough:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hillsborough:

Private elementary/middle school in Hillsborough:

  • PINEWOODS MONTESSORI SCHOOLCORP (Students: 112, Location: 109 MILLSTONE DR STE L, Grades: UG-5)
See full list of schools located in Hillsborough

Library in Hillsborough:

  • HYCONEECHEE REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,918,964; Location: 300 WEST TRYON STREET; 211,724 books; 6,257 audio materials; 6,287 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 536 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Reservoirs: Ben Johnson Lake (A), Piedmont Minerals Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hillsborough: Exchange Club Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Hillsborough Motor Lodge (70 West 740 Cornellius St).

Birthplace of: Thomas Hart Benton (politician) - Senator, Connie Ray - Actor, John Dee Holeman - Piedmont blues guitarist, Logan Pause - Soccer player, George Doherty Johnston - Confederate Army general, Kenneth Lewis Anderson, Shepperd Strudwick - Film actor.

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

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

EBENEZER BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-18-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
THE PLATINUM CLUB (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2010)
  • 26 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
MT ZION AME CHURCH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-03-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-03-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-03-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-13-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
JOHN`S GRILL (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 22 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
UNION GROVE UMC (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LITTLE RIVER RECREATIONAL PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-07-2006), St Boil Water Order (JUL-07-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-07-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-18-2006), St Boil Water Order (MAY-18-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-02-2006), St Boil Water Order (MAY-02-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-23-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2005), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
WELCOME BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MAPLE VIEW FARM COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (MAR-08-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-08-2013), St Public Notif requested (MAR-08-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-08-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.7%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.2%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

People in group quarters in Hillsborough in 2010:

  • 207 people in state prisons
  • 158 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 94 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Hillsborough in 2000:

  • 114 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 114 people in nursing homes
  • 13 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Hillsborough (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Hillsborough Downtown Branch 400 at 128 North Churton Street, branch established on 1939/05/31; Hillsborough Central Branch 402 at 260 South Churton Street, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Yadkin Valley Bank and Trust Company: Hillsborough-Main Branch at 237 South Churton, branch established on 2008/05/15. Info updated 2009/05/19: Bank assets: $1,991.0 mil, Deposits: $1,738.1 mil, headquarters in Elkin, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Hillsborough Branch at 351 South Churton Street, branch established on 1989/11/16. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Communityone Bank, National Association: Hillsborough National Branch at 102 Millstone Drive, branch established on 2001/06/18. Info updated 2007/12/11: Bank assets: $1,666.0 mil, Deposits: $1,443.4 mil, headquarters in Asheboro, NC, negative income in the last year, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Hillsborough Wal-Mart Branch at 501 Hampton Pointe Boulevard, branch established on 2006/07/26. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Bank of America, National Association: Hillsborough Branch at 113 North Churton Street, branch established on 1968/08/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Hillsborough:

Marital status in Hillsborough, NC
  • Never married: 36.2%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Hillsborough:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
North Carolina average:

11.9

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, NC (based on Orange County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant20,42251
Evangelical Protestant16,23964
Catholic13,4323
Other5,95524
Black Protestant2,81518
None74,938-
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: 19
Orange County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
This county:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 121
Orange County:

9.73 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Orange County:

7.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

22.3%
State:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Orange County:

17.4%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hillsborough:

48.1%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.0%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hillsborough:

20.8%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.2%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hillsborough:

6.7
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.3%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Hillsborough:

54.0%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.2%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hillsborough, NC 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
Police Protection - Officers 27$114,079$50,7020$0
Sewerage 15$61,465$49,1720$0
Water Supply 14$64,698$55,4550$0
Other Government Administration 12$41,094$41,0941$1,727
Financial Administration 9$36,250$48,3331$1,056
Other and Unallocable 5$22,846$54,8301$1,023
Solid Waste Management 4$10,738$32,2140$0
Streets and Highways 2$9,153$54,9180$0
Totals for Government 88$360,323$49,1353$3,806

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $3,470,000 ($479.88)
    Water Utilities: $2,314,000 ($320.01)
    Police Protection: $2,312,000 ($319.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,528,000 ($211.31)
    Regular Highways: $878,000 ($121.42)
    Central Staff Services: $602,000 ($83.25)
    Housing and Community Development: $557,000 ($77.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $337,000 ($46.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $280,000 ($38.72)
    Financial Administration: $186,000 ($25.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $129,000 ($17.84)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $122,000 ($16.87)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $88,000 ($12.17)
    General Public Buildings: $42,000 ($5.81)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($0.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $153,000 ($21.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $285,000 ($39.41)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($1.38)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($1.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,288,000 ($593.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($7.47)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,420,000 ($611.26)
    Other: $16,000 ($2.21)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $389,000 ($53.80)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $503,000 ($69.56)
    Donations From Private Sources: $200,000 ($27.66)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($1.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,946,000 ($407.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $273,000 ($37.75)
    Highways: $173,000 ($23.92)
    Other: $4,000 ($0.55)
  • Tax - Property: $4,716,000 ($652.19)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,042,000 ($144.10)
    Other Selective Sales: $263,000 ($36.37)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $121,000 ($16.73)
    Other License: $49,000 ($6.78)
    Motor Vehicle License: $43,000 ($5.95)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,328,000 ($1428.29)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,240,000 ($1416.13)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,051,000 ($145.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $963,000 ($133.18)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $949,000 ($131.24)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,931,000 ($1235.10)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,126,000 ($432.31)

10.94% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($77,309 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.94%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($587 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.08%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Durham County, NC  2.33% ($81,656 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  1.08% ($74,795)
from Alamance County, NC  0.65% ($40,019)


11.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,720 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.42%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($864 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.10%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Durham County, NC  2.74% ($58,697 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  1.18% ($54,015)
to Alamance County, NC  1.00% ($44,283)
Businesses in Hillsborough, NC
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Burger King1Microtel1
Cricket Wireless1Papa John's Pizza1
Domino's Pizza1Pizza Hut1
FedEx3Subway3
Ford1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS2
Holiday Inn1Vans1
Home Depot1Waffle House1
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hillsborough:

  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRTP (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCHL (1360 AM; 5 kW; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: WCHL-WDNC, INC.)
  • WTIK (1310 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WSRC (1410 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DURHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPCM (920 AM; 5 kW; BURLINGTON-GRAHAM, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGSB (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MEBANE, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hillsborough:

  • WXDU (88.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: DUKE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRSN (93.9 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUNC (91.5 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WDCG (105.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNCU (90.7 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL UNIVERSITY)
  • WKXU (101.1 FM; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WXYC (89.3 FM; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: STUDENT EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WFXC (107.1 FM; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJMH (102.1 FM; REIDSVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWMY (102.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WWND, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Hillsborough:

  • WUNC-TV (Channel 4; CHAPEL HILL, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WIWW-LP (Channel 26; DURHAM, NC; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • W24CP (Channel 24; DURHAM, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WUBX-CA (Channel 13; DURHAM, ETC., NC; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WGPX (Channel 16; BURLINGTON, NC; Owner: PAXSON GREENSBORO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WDRL-TV (Channel 24; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: DANVILLE TELEVISION PARTNERSHIP)
Hillsborough fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Hillsborough fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 84Number of bridges
  • 600ft / 183mTotal length
  • 1,295,538Total average daily traffic
  • 202,375Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,193,876Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hillsborough, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 51940-1949
  • 341950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 231980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hillsborough, NC
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$197,28717$233,16865$214,0301$114,7904$99,6381$45,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$291,7103$152,2430$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$153,5372$282,27513$189,1863$32,9432$97,6301$120,980
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$118,9403$202,47713$213,3120$01$187,1501$75,070
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$185,5300$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.00 , 0110.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$297,9972$308,310
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$289,3001$260,170
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.00 , 0110.00

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

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 95. The highest number of reported fires - 212 took place in 2007, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Hillsborough, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.7%), and Outside Fires (39.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hillsborough, NC
    • 62243.7%Structure Fires
    • 56639.8%Outside Fires
    • 20314.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 312.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hillsborough, NC
Most common first names in Hillsborough, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15068.8 years
Mary13280.0 years
John12873.8 years
William11972.8 years
Robert8869.8 years
George6174.1 years
Charles5072.1 years
Margaret4578.4 years
Annie4279.8 years
Thomas3975.1 years
Most common last names in Hillsborough, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones6569.6 years
Thompson6376.5 years
Riley5477.3 years
Wilson5378.0 years
Walker5376.7 years
Brown4874.1 years
Cates4773.8 years
Smith4576.7 years
Ray4174.3 years
Terrell4174.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hillsborough, NC
  • 64.4%Utility gas
  • 35.3%Electricity
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hillsborough, NC
  • 59.2%Electricity
  • 36.1%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Wood
  • 1.3%No fuel used


Hillsborough compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Hillsborough on our top lists:

  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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