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Hillsboro, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Hillsboro had a population of 265 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Hillsboro is located at latitude 38.1353 and longitude -80.2135 in Pocahontas County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hillsboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pocahontas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,303 feet.

The Town of Hillsboro (GNIS ID: 2390248) 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 Little Levels District, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pocahontas 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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hillsboro: Academy, Hillsborough.

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Hillsboro, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 265
Population in Households 227
Population in Familes 176
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 738
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 122
Average Household Size 1.86
Family Households 77
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 160 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 99 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (23.7%)
Median Home Value $117,857
Average Home Value $134,694


Median Household Income $30,029
Average Household Income $36,941
Per Capita Income $16,793
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.31% 0.45%
Households 0.26% 0.49%
Families 0.42% 0.26%
Median Household Income   -0.61%
Per Capita Income   0.26%
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.

Hillsboro, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hillsboro to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 320 21st
Population Density1 # 207 49th
Diversity Index2 # 113 72nd
Median Household Income # 329 19th
Per Capita Income # 362 11th

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