Hillsborough demographics profile

StatisticHillsboroughCaliforniaNational
Population11,31238,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,82725691
Median age47.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)75%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%46%43%
Speak English72%56%79%
Speak Spanish4%29%13%
Hillsborough, CA has a population of 11,312 and is the 3,581st largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,827 per sq mi which is 614% higher than the California average and 1917% higher than the national average. The median age in Hillsborough is 47 which is approximately 31% higher than the California average of 36. In Hillsborough, 75% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 72% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 49% of Hillsborough residents were born in California, 26% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 23% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Hillsborough is 614% higher than California.
  • The median age in Hillsborough is 31% higher than California.
  • In Hillsborough 63.74% of the population is White.
  • In Hillsborough 1.56% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Hillsborough 27.54% of the population is Asian.

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Hillsborough population breakdown by race

RaceHillsboroughCaliforniaNational
White63.74%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American1.56%5.85%12.63%
Asian27.54%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.06%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race6.29%4.62%3.06%
Other race0.81%13.28%4.75%
In Hillsborough, 4.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Hillsborough, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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