Hillsboro, NM Profile: Facts & Data


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Hillsboro, New Mexico - Basic Facts

The Hillsboro Census Designated Place had a population of 119 as of July 1, 2018. 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 32.9209 and longitude -107.567 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 (GNIS ID: 2584112) 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.

New Mexico is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Hillsboro Census Designated Place is located within Truth or Consequences West Division of Sierra County.

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Hillsboro, NM Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 119
Population in Households 119
Population in Familes 93
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 56
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $29,666
Average Household Income $49,419
Per Capita Income $20,908


Total Housing Units 125 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (40.0%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $221,818


Total Households 75
Average Household Size 1.59
Family Households 46
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.5% -0.85%
Households -0.47% -0.54%
Families 4.5% -0.44%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

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, 2018 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 # 364 18th
Population Density # 355 20th
Diversity Index # 87 81st
Median Household Income # 378 15th
Per Capita Income # 250 44th

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