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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    D
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    C-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    C+
Hillsboro is a town in Alabama with a population of 618. Hillsboro is in Lawrence County. Living in Hillsboro offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Hillsboro and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Hillsboro are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$120,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$743
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    3%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    19%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    45%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    21%
    13%

Working in Hillsboro

Jobs
D
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$38,523
National
$55,322
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Hillsboro Reviews

1 review
I have grown up in this amazing town. Definitely the country and a great experience. I have learned a lot by just being outdoors all the time and we were a small town everyone helped everyone.
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