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Hillsboro, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Hillsboro had a population of 515 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Hillsboro is located at latitude 40.1088 and longitude -87.1576 in Fountain County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hillsboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fountain County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 709 feet.

The Town of Hillsboro (GNIS ID: 2396995) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Hillsboro is located within Township of Cain, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fountain County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hillsboro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hillsboro: Hillsborough.

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Hillsboro, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 515
Daytime Population: Workers 77
Daytime Population: Residents 317
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 394
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 515
Population in Familes 434
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,644
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $54,341
Average Household Income $61,338
Per Capita Income $24,120


Total Housing Units 229 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 157 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $97,458
Average Home Value $116,026


Total Households 200
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 143
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.6% -0.75%
Households -0.47% -0.61%
Families -0.66% -0.71%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Hillsboro, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hillsboro to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 474 30th
Population Density # 229 66th
Diversity Index # 306 55th
Median Household Income # 216 68th
Per Capita Income # 321 53rd

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