Health and Nutrition of Hillsboro, OR Residents

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Forty seven percent of Hillsboro residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 21 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat four frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Here 47.1%
  • County 48.6%
  • State 48.7%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Hillsboro 20.8
  • Washington County 21.0
  • State 21.5

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Hillsboro 3.9
  • County 3.7
  • State 3.6

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Hillsboro 2.1
  • Washington County 1.9
  • Oregon 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Hillsboro 2.1
  • Washington County 2.0
  • Oregon 1.8

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 4.1
  • Washington County 3.9
  • State 3.8

The average Hillsboro resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Eighteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty two percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Hillsboro residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 44 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 24 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Hillsboro 2.0
  • County 1.9
  • Oregon 2.0

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 17.9%
  • County 16.8%
  • Oregon 17.1%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 22.4%
  • Washington County 22.0%
  • Oregon 22.0%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 44.3%
  • Washington County 45.8%
  • State 45.3%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Hillsboro 2.7
  • Washington County 2.8
  • Oregon 2.7

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 2.8
  • County 2.7
  • Oregon 2.7

Average number of teeth

  • Here 24.0
  • Washington County 23.3
  • Oregon 22.4

The average height of Hillsboro residents 16 years and older is 67 inches. The average weight is 177 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 28. Thirty five percent of people living here are obese. Forty six percent have ever been obese. Thirty four percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Here 66.7
  • County 66.8
  • Oregon 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Hillsboro 176.9
  • County 177.5
  • Oregon 179.0

Average BMI

  • Here 28.1
  • Washington County 28.2
  • State 28.5

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 35.0%
  • Washington County 35.1%
  • State 36.3%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 45.7%
  • Washington County 46.2%
  • Oregon 48.4%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 34.1%
  • County 34.7%
  • Oregon 34.3%

Sixty five percent of Hillsboro residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty six percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Twenty three percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Three percent have ever used heroin. Fifteen percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Hillsboro 64.5%
  • Washington County 64.0%
  • State 65.5%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Hillsboro 25.6%
  • Washington County 25.1%
  • State 25.6%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Hillsboro 22.8%
  • Washington County 22.6%
  • State 23.1%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • Washington County 3.0%
  • State 3.1%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Hillsboro 15.4%
  • Washington County 14.6%
  • State 14.5%

Seven percent of people living in Hillsboro have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty two percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Two percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Hillsboro 7.2%
  • Washington County 8.4%
  • Oregon 9.9%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 41.8%
  • Washington County 44.1%
  • State 46.2%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.2%
  • County 2.6%
  • Oregon 3.0%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Hillsboro residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 1.0
  • Washington County 1.1
  • State 1.1

Eleven percent of Hillsboro residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty six percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty five percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Sixteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Twenty three percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Forty percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Hillsboro 11.5%
  • County 11.6%
  • Oregon 12.2%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Hillsboro 5.1%
  • Washington County 5.5%
  • Oregon 6.0%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Hillsboro 66.1%
  • County 67.5%
  • Oregon 69.0%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Hillsboro 25.4%
  • County 27.0%
  • Oregon 29.1%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Here 15.7%
  • Washington County 16.1%
  • State 16.7%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Hillsboro 22.8%
  • Washington County 22.9%
  • Oregon 23.4%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Hillsboro 40.2%
  • County 41.0%
  • State 41.7%

Sixty nine percent of people living in Hillsboro are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Hillsboro 68.6%
  • Washington County 71.8%
  • State 73.3%

Fifteen percent of people living in Hillsboro have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Thirty two percent of people in Hillsboro frequently check their blood cholesterol. Thirteen percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Here 15.0%
  • Washington County 18.4%
  • State 22.1%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Here 20.0%
  • Washington County 22.4%
  • Oregon 24.6%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Here 32.2%
  • Washington County 37.2%
  • State 40.7%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Here 12.8%
  • Washington County 15.7%
  • Oregon 19.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Thirty three percent of people living in Hillsboro use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Hillsboro 33.0%
  • County 35.8%
  • Oregon 35.3%

Twenty seven percent of Hillsboro residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty seven percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty two percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty two percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty nine percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty one percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Fifteen percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Four percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Hillsboro 27.0%
  • County 26.2%
  • State 26.7%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 27.4%
  • Washington County 26.8%
  • Oregon 27.6%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Hillsboro 42.4%
  • County 42.0%
  • Oregon 42.7%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Hillsboro 51.8%
  • County 51.8%
  • Oregon 52.1%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Hillsboro 29.2%
  • Washington County 27.8%
  • Oregon 28.3%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 21.4%
  • County 21.2%
  • State 21.9%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Hillsboro 20.2%
  • County 19.6%
  • Oregon 19.8%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 15.1%
  • County 13.9%
  • Oregon 14.5%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Here 4.3%
  • Washington County 4.2%
  • Oregon 4.4%

Hillsboro residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Hillsboro 1.6
  • Washington County 1.8
  • Oregon 2.1

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Eighty one percent of people living in Hillsboro have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eleven percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.6 days per month on average. They have 5.9 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 24 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 81.3%
  • Washington County 81.0%
  • State 81.1%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 10.5%
  • County 10.4%
  • Oregon 10.3%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Hillsboro 4.6
  • County 4.8
  • Oregon 5.0

Average drinks/week

  • Here 5.9
  • Washington County 5.7
  • State 5.8

Average days/year people drink much

  • Hillsboro 24.3
  • Washington County 23.3
  • State 24.1

Ninety seven percent of Hillsboro residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety three percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty six percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Fifty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Six percent of males in Hillsboro have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety seven percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Eighty six percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Forty two percent have ever had anal sex. Fourteen percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Hillsboro were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 23 women. He has vaginal sex with 20 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 1.3 men on average. They have had 0.8 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Hillsboro were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on four men in their lifetime. Ten percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Hillsboro has vaginal or anal sex 73 times a year. Fifty five percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Hillsboro 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with 11 men on average. They have had 10 male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.6 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Seventy five percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Here 97.1%
  • Washington County 97.1%
  • State 97.3%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Hillsboro 92.5%
  • Washington County 93.2%
  • State 94.1%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Hillsboro 85.6%
  • County 86.5%
  • Oregon 87.2%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 50.3%
  • County 49.4%
  • State 49.6%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Hillsboro 6.0%
  • County 6.0%
  • State 5.9%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 96.6%
  • County 96.9%
  • State 97.1%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Hillsboro 86.5%
  • County 86.4%
  • Oregon 85.7%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 42.0%
  • Washington County 40.8%
  • Oregon 40.2%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Hillsboro 13.9%
  • Washington County 12.3%
  • Oregon 12.1%

Average age people first had sex

  • Hillsboro 16.6
  • County 16.8
  • Oregon 16.7

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Hillsboro 22.9
  • County 24.1
  • Oregon 26.7

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 19.8
  • County 20.3
  • State 21.5

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Hillsboro 20.6
  • Washington County 21.2
  • Oregon 21.2

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Hillsboro 5.5
  • County 5.4
  • Oregon 5.6

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Hillsboro 1.3
  • County 1.7
  • Oregon 2.4

Average number of male anal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 0.8
  • County 1.0
  • State 1.3

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Here 20.0
  • Washington County 20.2
  • State 20.2

Average number of male oral sex partners in lifetime (18+)

  • Hillsboro 3.7
  • Washington County 4.2
  • State 4.9

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 10.2%
  • Washington County 8.6%
  • State 8.3%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Here 72.5
  • County 66.8
  • State 63.2

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 55.1%
  • County 56.3%
  • State 55.3%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Hillsboro 11.2
  • County 11.2
  • Oregon 11.3

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 10.2
  • Washington County 10.1
  • Oregon 10.1

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 0.6
  • County 0.5
  • Oregon 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Hillsboro 74.8%
  • County 78.0%
  • Oregon 80.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Nine percent of households in Hillsboro use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Four percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 9.0%
  • County 9.4%
  • State 10.1%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Here 4.0%
  • Washington County 4.2%
  • State 4.4%

Hillsboro residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Twenty nine percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Hillsboro 6.8
  • Washington County 6.8
  • Oregon 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Hillsboro 28.6%
  • Washington County 30.3%
  • Oregon 31.9%

Fifty seven percent of Hillsboro residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 56.6%
  • Washington County 53.0%
  • Oregon 52.3%

Twenty three percent of Hillsboro residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty seven percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty four percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty two percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty four percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.4 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Hillsboro 23.3%
  • Washington County 22.0%
  • Oregon 22.1%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 37.4%
  • Washington County 37.0%
  • State 37.6%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Hillsboro 33.7%
  • Washington County 32.0%
  • Oregon 30.5%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 22.2%
  • Washington County 21.2%
  • Oregon 18.7%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Hillsboro 43.7%
  • County 43.9%
  • State 42.0%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 5.9
  • County 6.0
  • Oregon 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Hillsboro 2.6
  • Washington County 2.6
  • State 2.8

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.4
  • County 1.3
  • Oregon 1.3

Eleven percent of Hillsboro residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Three percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty percent are overweight. Twenty three percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Nine percent of people living in Hillsboro have ever received a blood transfusion. Eighteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Nineteen percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Two percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Two percent have coronary heart disease. One percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Three percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Three percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. Three percent have ever had emphysema. Six percent have another thyroid problem. Three percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Six percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 10.8%
  • Washington County 10.8%
  • Oregon 11.1%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 3.2%
  • County 3.2%
  • State 3.3%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Hillsboro 3.2%
  • Washington County 3.7%
  • State 3.9%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 29.6%
  • County 31.4%
  • Oregon 33.1%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Hillsboro 23.4%
  • Washington County 22.3%
  • Oregon 22.5%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Hillsboro 8.7%
  • Washington County 9.9%
  • State 11.6%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Hillsboro 18.5%
  • Washington County 18.6%
  • State 19.9%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 18.7%
  • Washington County 22.1%
  • Oregon 26.1%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 2.4%
  • Washington County 3.2%
  • State 3.8%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Hillsboro 2.3%
  • Washington County 2.8%
  • Oregon 3.5%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Hillsboro 2.0%
  • County 2.6%
  • Oregon 3.4%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 1.3%
  • Washington County 1.7%
  • Oregon 2.2%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Here 2.6%
  • Washington County 3.2%
  • Oregon 4.0%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Hillsboro 2.7%
  • Washington County 3.2%
  • Oregon 4.0%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Hillsboro 2.6%
  • County 3.0%
  • Oregon 3.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 5.9%
  • County 6.7%
  • Oregon 7.5%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • County 3.4%
  • State 3.9%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Hillsboro 3.4%
  • Washington County 3.4%
  • State 3.5%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 5.8%
  • County 7.3%
  • State 8.9%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty four percent of births in Hillsboro were vaginal deliveries. Thirty six percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty nine percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Fifty nine percent of women breastfeed their children. Fifteen percent of women in Hillsboro have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Eight percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Seventy two percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Nine percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Twenty percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Thirteen percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 63.6%
  • County 64.0%
  • Oregon 66.0%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Hillsboro 36.4%
  • County 36.0%
  • Oregon 34.0%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Hillsboro 99.5%
  • Washington County 99.4%
  • Oregon 99.4%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 58.7%
  • County 59.2%
  • State 60.1%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Here 59.1%
  • County 58.7%
  • State 55.5%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Hillsboro 15.3%
  • County 18.5%
  • State 21.9%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • Washington County 10.0%
  • State 11.9%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Hillsboro 71.7%
  • County 73.1%
  • State 73.3%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 8.6%
  • Washington County 8.4%
  • Oregon 7.7%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Here 19.8%
  • County 17.8%
  • Oregon 16.0%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Hillsboro 12.5%
  • Washington County 15.2%
  • Oregon 18.1%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Hillsboro report their general health condition on average at 56 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 40 percent of Hillsboro residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Hillsboro are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Hillsboro 56.2%
  • County 56.4%
  • Oregon 55.4%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Washington County 4.5%
  • Oregon 4.4%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Here 39.7%
  • Washington County 39.7%
  • State 38.5%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 7.7%
  • County 8.1%
  • State 8.2%

People in Hillsboro spend $370 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 25 percent of their income. The average family in Hillsboro spends $76 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $142 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $25 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $370
  • Washington County $370
  • State $363

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Here 25.0%
  • County 24.1%
  • State 24.1%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $76
  • Washington County $74
  • Oregon $71

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.4%
  • Washington County 4.1%
  • State 4.1%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Here $142
  • County $147
  • State $140

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Hillsboro 7.5%
  • County 7.2%
  • State 7.0%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Hillsboro $25
  • Washington County $26
  • State $25

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.4%
  • County 1.3%
  • Oregon 1.2%

People living in Hillsboro report their general condition of hearing on average at 81 percent. Eighty percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Eighteen percent of Hillsboro population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty three percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Fifteen percent of people in Hillsboro had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Here 80.9%
  • County 80.0%
  • State 78.3%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 79.6%
  • County 79.0%
  • State 77.5%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Hillsboro 95.7%
  • Washington County 95.3%
  • State 94.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Here 17.7%
  • Washington County 19.0%
  • State 21.0%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Hillsboro 43.3%
  • County 42.3%
  • State 44.4%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Hillsboro 15.5%
  • County 15.5%
  • State 15.9%

Twenty one percent of Hillsboro residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Here 21.3%
  • Washington County 22.8%
  • Oregon 25.7%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixteen percent of Hillsboro residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty one percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Seven percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Ten percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Five percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Here 16.1%
  • County 17.3%
  • State 19.5%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Here 20.9%
  • Washington County 22.8%
  • State 25.8%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 7.3%
  • Washington County 8.2%
  • State 9.5%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 9.5%
  • Washington County 9.6%
  • State 10.5%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Hillsboro 5.3%
  • County 6.3%
  • Oregon 7.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

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