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Hillsboro, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Hillsboro is the 5th largest city in Oregon with a population of 96,836 as of July 1, 2015. Hillsboro ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hillsboro is located at latitude 45.5308 and longitude -122.9371 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hillsboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 24.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 194 feet.

The City of Hillsboro (GNIS ID: 2410765) 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.

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, 2015.

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Hillsboro, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 96,836
Population in Households 95,316
Population in Familes 76,063
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,520
Population Density1 4,052
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 35,441
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 23,519
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 37,531 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,411 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,031 (45.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,090 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $266,566
Average Home Value $287,770


Median Household Income $66,304
Average Household Income $77,581
Per Capita Income $28,553
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.06% 1.21%
Households 1.2% 1.31%
Families 0.9% 1.11%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Hillsboro, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hillsboro to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 5 99th
Population Density1 # 40 90th
Diversity Index2 # 25 94th
Median Household Income # 36 91st
Per Capita Income # 90 76th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.