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Hillsborough is a town in San Mateo County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.
The community was named after Hillsboro, NH
The latitude of Hillsborough is 37.574N. The longitude is -122.378W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 322 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 10,578.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hillsborough demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the San Mateo County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, San Francisco area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 94402 ZIP code.
14% of Hillsborough residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hillsborough ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hillsborough was $98,643, compared with $21,587 nationally.
70% of Hillsborough residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hillsborough, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $2,001. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $4,001.
San Mateo County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hillsborough political report.
The average commute time for Hillsborough workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hillsborough between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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