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Hillsboro, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Hillsboro is the 5th largest city in Oregon with a population of 103,533 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Hillsboro is located within Beaverton-Hillsboro Division of Washington 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.

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


Total Population 103,533
Daytime Population: Workers 67,994
Daytime Population: Residents 50,771
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 118,765
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 101,937
Population in Familes 80,995
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,596
Population Density2 4,272
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $68,316
Average Household Income $85,955
Per Capita Income $31,558


Total Housing Units 39,425 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,351 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,163 (46.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,910 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $279,104
Average Home Value $299,933


Total Households 37,515
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 24,786
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 1.65% 1.51%
Households 1.62% 1.55%
Families 1.33% 1.37%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

Hillsboro, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hillsboro to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon 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 # 5 99th
Population Density # 38 90th
Diversity Index # 25 94th
Median Household Income # 43 89th
Per Capita Income # 73 81st

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