StatisticHillsboroughRaleighNorth Carolina
Population14,634441,32610,488,084
Population density (sq mi)6,2003,042218
Median age27.732.938.3
Male/Female ratio1.2:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a46%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1833%51%43%
Speak Englishn/a83%89%
Speak Spanishn/a10%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in Hillsborough is 104% higher than Raleigh
  • The median age in Hillsborough is 16% lower than Raleigh
  • In Hillsborough 77.72% of the population is White
  • In Hillsborough 15.23% of the population is Black
  • In Hillsborough 4.42% of the population is Asian

Compare Raleigh, NC Demographics

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      Hillsborough population breakdown by race

      RaceHillsboroughRaleighNorth Carolina
      White77.72%59.63%69.24%
      Black15.23%28.94%21.50%
      Asian4.42%4.60%2.56%
      American Indian0.18%0.32%1.18%
      Native Hawaiian0.04%0.08%0.07%
      Mixed race1.29%2.49%2.45%
      Other race1.11%3.94%3.01%
      In Hillsborough, 10.8% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Hillsborough age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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