Hillsboro, NM Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Hillsboro, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Hillsboro Census Designated Place had a population of 120 as of July 1, 2015. Hillsboro ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Mexico. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hillsboro is located at latitude 32.9218 and longitude -107.5772 in Sierra County. The formal boundaries for the Hillsboro Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sierra County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,253 feet.

The Hillsboro Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Hillsboro Census Designated Place, NM Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 120
Population in Households 120
Population in Familes 95
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 56
Diversity Index2 75
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 76
Average Household Size 1.58
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 60 (46.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (41.1%)
Median Home Value $102,083
Average Home Value $148,361
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,621
Average Household Income $40,614
Per Capita Income $17,730
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.62% -0.68%
Households -0.49% -0.53%
Families 7.6% -0.43%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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, NM - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hillsboro to the other 443 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Mexico 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 # 366 18th
Population Density1 # 352 21st
Diversity Index2 # 87 81st
Median Household Income # 333 25th
Per Capita Income # 283 36th

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