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Population in 2012: 6,271 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.1%
 

Males: 3,430  (54.7%)
Females: 2,841  (45.3%)

Median resident age:  38.2 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 27278.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,063 (it was $40,111 in 2000)
Hillsborough:

$45,063
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,931

Hillsborough town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $195,619 (it was $106,400 in 2000)
Hillsborough:

$195,619
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $192,861; Detached houses: $195,936; Mobile homes: $117,451

Median gross rent in 2012: $836.

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  • White alone - 3,292 (53.8%)
  • Black alone - 2,113 (34.6%)
  • Hispanic - 256 (4.2%)
  • Two or more races - 232 (3.8%)
  • Asian alone - 157 (2.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 38 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 21 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.08%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hillsborough: 94.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (10.4%), English (9.6%), Irish (9.2%), United States (5.1%), Scotch-Irish (4.6%), Scottish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 624 feet

Land area: 4.58 square miles.

Population density: 1,369 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Hillsborough:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hillsborough town:

  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

308 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe).

This town:  5.0%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Hillsborough, North Carolina as of September 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hillsborough to the number of sex offenders is 196 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,111 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,689 (1.1%)

Hillsborough satellite photo by USGS

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: +3,550 (+58.1%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 613 (25.0%)

Area code: 919

Hillsborough household income distribution Hillsborough home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Hillsborough by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.018.60.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0200115310
per 100,000 0.035.50.00.018.218.688.251.416.20.0
Robberies 141817611131410138
per 100,000 252.8319.8311.2111.3200.4241.6247.0171.5210.9128.3
Assaults 56493634361714181310
per 100,000 1011.0870.5659.0630.8655.9316.0247.0308.7210.9160.4
Burglaries 1711592147269138117928473
per 100,000 3087.22824.73917.31335.81257.12565.12063.91577.81362.81170.6
Thefts 405367343156208317302268358390
per 100,000 7311.86519.86278.62894.23789.45892.25327.24596.15807.96254.0
Auto thefts 323120112320159214
per 100,000 577.7550.7366.1204.1419.0371.7264.6154.3340.764.1
Arson 10001101021
per 100,000 180.50.00.018.618.20.017.60.032.416.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.5) 816.6785.4764.6377.7469.6620.4561.6452.0464.2399.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 26 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.17
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Hillsborough, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +716 (+15.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Hillsborough: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hillsborough, North Carolina

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Tornado activity:

Hillsborough-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 17% greater 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 significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Orange County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Ice Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hillsborough topographic map

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.


Hospital/medical center in Hillsborough:

  • BROOKSHIRE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 300 MEADOWLAND DRIVE BOX 1107)

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Hillsborough, NC

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.

Local government website: www.ci.hillsborough.nc.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hillsborough:

  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 12 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; Full-time enrollment: 24,146)
  • Duke University (about 13 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 13,870)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 14 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 6,579)
  • Elon University (about 22 miles; Elon, NC; FT enrollment: 5,403)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 32 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 26,736)
  • Shaw University (about 34 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 37 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 4,554)

Public high schools in Hillsborough:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hillsborough:

Private elementary/middle school in Hillsborough:

  • PINEWOODS MONTESSORI SCHOOLCORP (Students: 75; Location: 500 MILLSTONE DR; Grades: PK - 5)
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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)

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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).

 
Orange County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5 Ozone  CO  SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.3. This is about average.
City:

31.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.50
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 19.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.4
U.S.:

25.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 1.62. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.62
U.S.:

2.88

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

IMAGINE NIGHT CLUB (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-20-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-21-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-10-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 29 routine major monitoring violations
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
  • 14 other older monitoring violations
MT ZION AME CHURCH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-14-2001), St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-06-2001), St Formal NOV issued (APR-06-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
JOHN`S GRILL (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-20-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-21-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-10-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 27 routine major monitoring violations
  • 10 regular monitoring violations
  • 14 other older monitoring violations
COLONIAL PARK WATER ASSOC (Address: WATER SPECIALISTS , Population served: 158, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JUL-1994 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-28-1995), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-28-1995)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between DEC-18-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-20-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-07-2004), St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-09-2004), St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2004)
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
LITTLE RIVER RECREATIONAL PARK (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2006), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-18-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2006), St Boil Water Order (MAY-18-2006)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-23-2005), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-23-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between SEP-29-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FELICITE LATANE ANIMAL SANC. (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-28-2003), St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between DEC-04-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
PAYNE`S CHAPEL AME CHURCH (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-20-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-21-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-16-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-10-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between MAY-18-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 17 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
  • 7 other older monitoring violations
MAPLE VIEW FARM COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.3%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.3% for Black residents, 53.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 15.2% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hillsborough, NC

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

Hillsborough compared to North Carolina state average:

Hillsborough, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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


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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) (Amended And
  • 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hillsborough, North Carolina:

  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 120 Old Dogwood St, Hillsborough, NC 27278 , Phone: (919) 245-3102, Fax: (919) 245-3103
  • Holiday Inn Express, 202 Cardinal Dr, Hillsborough, NC 27278 , Phone: (919) 644-7997, Fax: (919) 644-6597
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hillsborough, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hillsborough travel time to work - commute


Hillsborough mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Hillsborough town (based on Orange County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.48%
Here30.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents23.6%22.7%19.2%7.8%7.0%
Congregations23.2%23.2%3.2%9.5%3.2%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Church of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents3.3%3.3%2.8%2.0%8.2%
Congregations2.1%1.1%5.3%2.1%27.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.3%
North Carolina:

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

17.4%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 11$38,785$42,3110$0
Other Government Administration 11$31,217$34,0552$2,218
Police Protection - Officers 29$143,197$59,2540$0
Streets and Highways 6$21,053$42,1061$399
Solid Waste Management 3$11,418$45,6720$0
Sewerage 14$49,231$42,1980$0
Water Supply 12$50,656$50,6560$0
Other and Unallocable 4$15,195$45,5851$465
Totals for Government 90$360,752$48,1004$3,082

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,759,000 ($280.50)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,969,000 ($313.99)
    Police Protection: $1,514,000 ($241.43)
    Water Utilities: $844,000 ($134.59)
    General - Other: $472,000 ($75.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $467,000 ($74.47)
    Regular Highways: $348,000 ($55.49)
    Fire Protection: $335,000 ($53.42)
    Central Staff Services: $279,000 ($44.49)
    Financial Administration: $122,000 ($19.45)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $56,000 ($8.93)
    General Public Buildings: $54,000 ($8.61)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $35,000 ($5.58)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $9,000 ($1.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($0.96)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($3.99)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $17,000 ($2.71)
    General: $3,000 ($0.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $362,000 ($57.73)
    Water Utilities: $203,000 ($32.37)
    General Public Building: $25,000 ($3.99)
    Regular Highways: $21,000 ($3.35)
    Central Staff: $17,000 ($2.71)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $4,000 ($0.64)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.32)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,784,000 ($284.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $562,000 ($89.62)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,261,000 ($520.01)
    All Other: $20,000 ($3.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $679,000 ($108.28)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $530,000 ($84.52)
    Interest Earnings: $145,000 ($23.12)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,398,000 ($222.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $191,000 ($30.46)
    General Support: $173,000 ($27.59)
    All Other: $30,000 ($4.78)
  • Tax - Property: $2,663,000 ($424.65)
    Other Selective Sales: $168,000 ($26.79)
    NEC: $80,000 ($12.76)
    Motor Vehicle License: $43,000 ($6.86)

Hillsborough government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $10,802,000 ($1722.53)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $390,000 ($62.19)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $750,000 ($119.60)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $5,785,000 ($922.50)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $361,000 ($57.57)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $4,425,000 ($705.63)
    Other, NEC: $750,000 ($119.60)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $592,000 ($94.40)
    Other, NEC: $29,000 ($4.62)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,221,000 ($992.03)

12.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,149 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.10%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.65% of residents moved from foreign countries ($786 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.65%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Durham County, NC  2.17% ($52,044 average AGI)
from Wake County, NC  0.91% ($51,403)
from Alamance County, NC  0.56% ($33,657)


12.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,233 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.32%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

0.27% of residents moved to foreign countries ($960 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.27%
North Carolina average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Durham County, NC  3.01% ($43,100 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  1.19% ($43,717)
to Alamance County, NC  0.93% ($34,930)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Hillsborough, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 17
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 108
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 167
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 117
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 289
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Hillsborough fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 100
Total average daily truck traffic: 7
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 200



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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Hillsborough


See full 2006 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
Businesses in Hillsborough, NC
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Burger King1Microtel1
Cricket Wireless1Papa John's Pizza1
Domino's Pizza1Pizza Hut1
FedEx3Subway3
GameStop1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS2
Home Depot1Vans1
Jones New York1Waffle House1
KFC1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
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