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Hillsborough County
  • County in Florida

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Housing
    grade B minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A+
  5. Diversity
    grade A+
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade A
  8. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade C+

editorial

Hillsborough County is located in Florida with a population of 1,468,560. Hillsborough County is one of the best places to live in Florida. In Hillsborough County, most residents own their homes. In Hillsborough County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Hillsborough County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Hillsborough County are highly rated.

About

Population
1,468,560

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$294,900
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,413
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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Hillsborough County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    314.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    8.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    32
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    104.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    358.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,400.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    154.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

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Hillsborough County Reviews

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