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Hillsborough
  • Suburb of San Francisco, CA

Report Card

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

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Hillsborough is a suburb of San Francisco with a population of 11,258. Hillsborough is in San Mateo County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Hillsborough offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Hillsborough there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Hillsborough and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Hillsborough are highly rated.

About

About Hillsborough...
Population
11,258

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$2,000,001
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$3,501
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    6%
  • Own
    94%
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Hillsborough Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    37.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    9.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    458.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    281
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    28.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    4%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    48%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    12%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    4%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

Working in Hillsborough

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$250,001
National
$75,149

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