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Hillsboro is a city in Washington County, in the Portland-Vancouver metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for David Hill, settler.
The latitude of Hillsboro is 45.523N. The longitude is -122.988W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 194 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 77,709.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hillsboro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Portland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 97007 ZIP code.
17% of Hillsboro residents report German ancestry, and 9% 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 $21,680, compared with $21,587 nationally.
30% of Hillsboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Hillsboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $702. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,267.
Libraries in Hillsboro include Shute Park Branch, Tanasbourne Main Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Hillsboro include Hillsboro Argus
Washington County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hillsboro political report.
The average commute time for Hillsboro workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 14 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hillsboro between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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