Hillsborough, CA

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Population

11,436

1.1% growth

Median Age

47.6


Median Household Income

$238,750

10.4% growth

Poverty Rate

3.27%


Number of Employees

4,579

0.0873% decline

Median Property Value

$2M

0% growth

About

In 2017, Hillsborough, CA had a population of 11.4k people with a median age of 47.6 and a median household income of $238,750. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Hillsborough, CA grew from 11,312 to 11,436, a 1.1% increase and its median household income grew from $216,292 to $238,750, a 10.4% increase.

The population of Hillsborough, CA is 60.4% White Alone, 29.3% Asian Alone, and 4.9% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Hillsborough, CA speak a non-English language, and 94.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Hillsborough, CA is $2M, and the homeownership rate is 92.7%. Most people in Hillsborough, CA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Hillsborough, CA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Hillsborough, CA employs 4.58k people. The largest industries in Hillsborough, CA are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (878 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (716 people), and Finance & Insurance (654 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($206,650), Finance & Insurance ($206,413), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($205,862).

Median household income in Hillsborough, CA is $238,750. Males in Hillsborough, CA have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,252. The income inequality in Hillsborough, CA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$238,750

2017 value

± $36,923

10.4%

1 Year Growth

± 16.4%

Households in Hillsborough, CA have a median annual income of $238,750, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $216,292 in 2016, which represents a 10.4% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$72,235

Average Male Salary

± $699

$57,252

Average Female Salary

± $582

In 2017, full-time male employees in California made 1.26 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,946 ± $1,081

  2. White

    $59,925 ± $556

  3. Two or More Races

    $49,289 ± $1,826

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of California workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hillsborough, CA is from California.

0.5

2017 Wage GINI

0.5

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in California was 0.5 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.16% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for California was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in California in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in California across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 6056

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hillsborough, CA was Census Tract 6056 with a value of $218,036, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Hillsborough, CA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

3.27% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hillsborough, CA (374 out of 11.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Asian

    195 ± 116

  2. White

    171 ± 107

  3. Hispanic

    31 ± 99

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hillsborough, CA is Asian, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

4.58k

2017 Value

± 371

-0.0873%

1 Year decline

± 11.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hillsborough, CA declined at a rate of -0.0873%, from 4.58k employees to 4.58k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hillsborough, CA, are Management Occupations (1,140 people), Sales & Related Occupations (703 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (516 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hillsborough, CA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Hillsborough, CA, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,140 people), Sales & Related Occupations (703 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (516 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hillsborough, CA has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (4.95 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2.83 times), and Management Occupations (2.44 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Hillsborough, CA, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($250,001), Legal Occupations ($250,001), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($207,052).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.58k

2017 Value

± 371

-0.0873%

1 Year decline

± 11.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Hillsborough, CA declined at a rate of -0.0873%, from 4.58k employees to 4.58k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hillsborough, CA, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (878 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (716 people), and Finance & Insurance (654 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hillsborough, CA, though some of these residents may live in Hillsborough, CA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Hillsborough, CA, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (878 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (716 people), and Finance & Insurance (654 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Hillsborough, CA has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (3.05 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (3 times), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2.74 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Hillsborough, CA, by median earnings, are Information ($206,650), Finance & Insurance ($206,413), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($205,862).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $196B

  2. $157B

  3. $127B

In 2015, the top outbound California product (by dollars) was Electronics with $196B, followed by Mixed freight ($157B) and Gasoline ($127B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound California products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.54T

2015 Value

$2.48T

Projected 2045 Value

61.2% growth

In 2015, total outbound California trade was $1.54T. This is expected to increase 61.2% to $2.48T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound California trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from California to other states, or from other states to California.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.1B

  2. $42.2B

  3. $31.2B

In 2015, the top outbound California domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $63.1B, followed by Arizona with $42.2B and Washington and $31.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that California shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

98.7% of the population of Hillsborough, CA has health coverage, with 57.5% on employee plans, 1.64% on Medicaid, 17% on Medicare, 22.4% on non-group plans, and 0.0962% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Hillsborough, CA was $7,549 in 2014. This is a 4.04% increase from the previous year ($7,256).

Primary care physicians in Hillsborough, CA see 1281 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1281 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1214 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 324 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (10.6%). Additionally, Tulare County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (33.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,281 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in California see an average of 1,281 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,281 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,549

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,735

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,368

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,833

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in California (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.04%, from $7,256 to $7,549.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

1.33%

Uninsured

57.5%

Employer Coverage

1.64%

Medicaid

17%

Medicare

22.4%

Non-Group

0.0962%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hillsborough, CA declined by 16% from 1.58% to 1.33%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Hillsborough, CA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 10.6% prevalence

  2. 10.5% prevalence

  3. 10.3% prevalence

Tehama County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in California, at 10.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in California by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Hillsborough, CA is home to a population of 11.4k people, from which 94.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 23.8% of Hillsborough, CA residents were born outside of the country (2.72k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Hillsborough, CA is composed of 6.91k White Alone residents (60.4%), 3.35k Asian Alone residents (29.3%), 560 Hispanic or Latino residents (4.9%), 405 Two or More Races residents (3.54%), 159 Black or African American Alone residents (1.39%), 51 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.446%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Hillsborough, CA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.1

55

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Hillsborough, CA was 47.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 55. But people in Hillsborough, CA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Hillsborough, CA residents was 47.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

23.8%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.72k people

22.7%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.56k people

As of 2017, 23.8% of Hillsborough, CA residents (2.72k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hillsborough, CA was 22.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    4,212,695 ± 47,591 people

  2. Philippines

    836,199 ± 22,209 people

  3. China

    612,429 ± 19,062 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of California was Mexico, the natal country of 4,212,695 California residents, followed by Philippines with 836,199 and China with 612,429.

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Citizenship

94.9%

2017 Citizenship

95.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.9% of Hillsborough, CA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Hillsborough, CA was 95.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.91k ± 333

  2. Asian Alone

    3.35k ± 323

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    560 ± 191

In 2017, there were 2.06 times more White Alone residents (6.91k people) in Hillsborough, CA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.35k Asian Alone and 560 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Hillsborough, CA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Hillsborough, CA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Hillsborough, CA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Hillsborough, CA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    186 ± 82

  2. Korea

    41 ± 33

  3. World War II

    32 ± 29

Hillsborough, CA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.54 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hillsborough, CA was $2M in 2017, which is 9.19 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $2M to $2M, a 0% change. The homeownership rate in Hillsborough, CA is 92.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Hillsborough, CA have an average commute time of 25.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hillsborough, CA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$238,750

Median Household Income

± $36,923

3.68k

Number of Households

± 267

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.68k households in Hillsborough, CA grew to $238,750 from the previous year's value of $216,292.

The following chart displays the households in Hillsborough, CA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Housing

Property Value

$2M

2017 Median

± N/A

$2M

2016 Median

± N/A

In 2017, the median property value in Hillsborough, CA stayed at to $2M from the previous year's value of $2M.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Hillsborough, CA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hillsborough, CA the largest share of households have a property value in the $2M+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Hillsborough, CA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hillsborough, CA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

92.7%

2017 Homeownership

92%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 92.7% of the housing units in Hillsborough, CA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 92%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Hillsborough, CA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hillsborough, CA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hillsborough, CA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

25.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hillsborough, CA have a longer commute time (25.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.3% of the workforce in Hillsborough, CA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    71.9%

  2. Worked At Home

    11.4%

  3. Carpooled

    9.7%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Hillsborough, CA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Carpooled.

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