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Hillsboro township, IL map Land area: 36.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 5,515 (88% urban, 12% rural)
Males: 2,604  (47.2%)
Females: 2,911  (52.8%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 5,324 (3,899 owner occupied, 1,425 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

33%


Races in Hillsboro township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.0%
  • Black: 0.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Two or more races: 0.4%

Median age of males: 38.3
Median age of females: 40.0

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Average household size: 2.38

Hillsboro township:

2.4 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Average family size: 2.91

Estimated median household income in 2009: $37,768 ($32,606 in 1999)
This township:

$37,768
Illinois:

$53,966

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $399 (lower quartile is $278, upper quartile is $476)
Here:

$399
State:

$708

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $82,187 (it was $58,500 in 2000)
Hillsboro township:

$82,187
Illinois:

$202,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,918 - $127,277

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $110,898
Here:

$110,898
State:

$252,233

Townhouses or other attached units: $559,541
Here:

$559,541
State:

$249,884

In 2-unit structures: $76,029
Here:

$76,029
State:

$282,193

Mobile homes: $36,160
Here:

$36,160
State:

$35,670
Population density: 152 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

16.0%
Whole state:

10.7%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

4.9%
Whole state:

5.1%

Cities in this township include: Hillsboro, Taylor Springs.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Hillsboro township: Woodsboro Community Center (A), John A Graham Correctional Center (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Hillsboro township: Clear Springs Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Mansfield Cemetery (1), Oak Grove Cemetery (2), Clear Springs Cemetery (3), Saint Agnes Cemetery (4), Cress Hill Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Shoal Creek Watershed Impoundment Reservoir (A), Harry Sampsons Lake (B), Lake Glenn Shoals (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brush Creek (A), Miller Creek (B), Long Branch (C), Cress Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 51 (43% naturalized citizens)

Hillsboro township:  0.9%
State:  12.3%

63% of Hillsboro township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in Illinois.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4686
  • Northeast: 19
  • Midwest: 377
  • South: 278
  • West: 97

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $22,500

Hillsboro township, Illinois satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Hillsboro township, Illinois:

  • 154 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,901
  • One, attached: 22
  • Two: 99
  • 3 or 4: 161
  • 5 to 9: 57
  • 10 to 19: 16
  • 20 to 49: 24
  • Mobile homes: 120

Median worth of mobile homes: $17,500


Housing units in Hillsboro township with a mortgage: 720 (44 second mortgage, 39 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 589

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 16
  • 1995 to 1998: 85
  • 1990 to 1994: 51
  • 1980 to 1989: 108
  • 1970 to 1979: 262
  • 1960 to 1969: 348
  • 1950 to 1959: 350
  • 1940 to 1949: 250
  • 1939 or earlier: 930

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Hillsboro township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 9
  • 4 rooms: 197
  • 5 rooms: 407
  • 6 rooms: 407
  • 7 rooms: 248
  • 8 rooms: 155
  • 9 or more rooms: 146

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hillsboro township, Illinois:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 27
  • 3 rooms: 125
  • 4 rooms: 191
  • 5 rooms: 208
  • 6 rooms: 57
  • 7 rooms: 27
  • 8 rooms: 10
  • 9 or more rooms: 9

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Hillsboro township:

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 47
  • 2 bedrooms: 492
  • 3 bedrooms: 763
  • 4 bedrooms: 243
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 26

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Hillsboro township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 145
  • 2 bedrooms: 337
  • 3 bedrooms: 162
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 10

Cars and other vehicles available in Hillsboro township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 91
  • 1 vehicle: 493
  • 2 vehicles: 607
  • 3 vehicles: 261
  • 4 vehicles: 77
  • 5 or more vehicles: 44

Cars and other vehicles available in Hillsboro township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 82
  • 1 vehicle: 375
  • 2 vehicles: 178
  • 3 vehicles: 19
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Public administration (14%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Pharmacies and drug stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Hillsboro township:

  • German (30.2%)
  • United States or American (14.5%)
  • English (13.0%)
  • Irish (10.7%)
  • Italian (6.2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.9%)
  • Dutch (2.6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (35%)
  • Germany (20%)
  • United Kingdom (18%)
  • Austria (16%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Poland (4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,004 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 281 (12%)
  • Walked: 30 (1%)
  • Other means: 2 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 52 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

People in group quarters in Hillsboro township, Illinois:

  • 154 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

97.1% of residents of Hillsboro township speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,325
  • In family households: 4,488 (1,196 male householders, 312 female householders)
    1,121 spouses, 1,621 children (1,510 natural, 17 adopted, 94 stepchildren), 72 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 15 parents, 23 other relatives, 115 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 837 (264 male householders (188 living alone)), 458 female householders (439 living alone)), 115 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 193 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 685 2-persons, 367 3-persons, 269 4-persons, 136 5-persons, 25 6-persons, 26 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 627 1-person, 82 2-persons, 13 4-persons,

923 married couples with children.
360 single-parent households (91 men, 269 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 18
Here:

2.8%
Illinois:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10
Here:

2.7%
Illinois:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Illinois:

25.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Hillsboro township:

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