Hillsborough

Hillsborough

Home to Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area and several other traits.

Welcome to Hillsborough

A Smalltown With a Big History.
 
From the moment you arrive in Hillsborough you know you're somewhere special. Hillsborough is a permanent destination and a haven for artists and writers.
 
The town is centrally located in NC with quick access to Interstate 85 and Interstate 40 just outside its limits. Hillsborough is home to Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area and several other traits.

Overview for Hillsborough, NC

9,342 people live in Hillsborough, where the median age is 44.8 and the average individual income is $46,442. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

9,342

Total Population

44.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$46,442

Average individual Income

Around Hillsborough, NC

There's plenty to do around Hillsborough, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

50
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
47
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Big Spoon Roasters, La Muñeca Ice Cream, and Eno River Brewing.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.51 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.59 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.83 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.76 miles 8 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.46 miles 8 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 1.58 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Hillsborough, NC

Hillsborough has 3,914 households, with an average household size of 2.29. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Hillsborough do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,342 people call Hillsborough home. The population density is 1,670.06 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

9,342

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

44.8

Median Age

47.93 / 52.07%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
3,914

Total Households

2.29

Average Household Size

$46,442

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Hillsborough, NC

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The following schools are within or nearby Hillsborough. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Cameron Park Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Pinewoods Montessori Schoolcorp
PRIVATE
PreK - 6th
No rating available
Hillsborough Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Central Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5

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