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Hillsboro is a city in Montgomery County.
It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Hillsboro. For links to other places called Hillsboro, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Hillsboro is 39.161N. The longitude is -89.493W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 633 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,253.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hillsboro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Montgomery County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62051 ZIP code.
32% of Hillsboro residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hillsboro ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hillsboro was $17,458, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Hillsboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hillsboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $293. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $792.
Libraries in Hillsboro include Hillsboro Public Library ... View libraries
Montgomery County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hillsboro political report.
The average commute time for Hillsboro workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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