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Hillsboro, Ohio
—  City  —
Location in Ohio
Coordinates: 39°12′21″N 83°36′50″W / 39.20583°N 83.61389°W / 39.20583; -83.61389
Country United States
State Ohio
County Highland
 - Total 5.2 sq mi (13.4 km2)
 - Land 5.2 sq mi (13.4 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 1,122 ft (342 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 6,368
 - Density 1,227.1/sq mi (473.7/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 45133
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-35560[1]
GNIS feature ID 1064840[2]

Hillsboro is a city in and the county seat of Highland County, Ohio, United States.[3] The population was 6,368 at the 2000 census.



Hillsboro is located at 39°12′21″N 83°36′50″W / 39.20583°N 83.61389°W / 39.20583; -83.61389 (39.205764, -83.613764)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.2 mi² (13.4 km²), all land.

Hillsboro is located at the junction of US highways 50 and 62, and Ohio State highways 73, 124, 138, and 247.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 6,368 people, 2,686 households, and 1,633 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,227.1 people per square mile (473.7/km²). There were 2,971 housing units at an average density of 572.5/sq mi (221.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.58% White, 6.39% African American, 0.20% Native American, 1.07% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 1.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.94% of the population.

There were 2,686 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.8% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.2% were non-families. 35.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 82.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,998, and the median income for a family was $34,750. Males had a median income of $30,984 versus $22,665 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,400. About 13.5% of families and 18.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.6% of those under age 18 and 11.7% of those age 65 or over.


  • Hillsboro City Schools (K-12)
  • Highland County Christian School
  • Southern State Community College (Central Campus)
  • St. Mary Catholic School
  • Southside Christian Academy
  • Hills & Dales


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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