NJ

National Population : 333,590,059
New Jersey State Population : 9,202,495

About Hillsborough, NJ

Hillsborough, NJ is located in Somerset County in the state of New Jersey.

The total City Population for Hillsborough is about 39,397 with about 278 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 42,400.

The Average Home Value is $423,400.00, which is roughly 14% higher than the Average Home Value of $365,627.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 55% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $125,774.00, which is roughly 26% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $93,038.00 for the state of New Jersey, and roughly 54% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Hillsborough is about 4.1%.

New Jersey is ranked #6 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.81 out of 100.

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Voting

Somerset County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 35.24% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 59.82%
Republican: 38.74%
Libertarian: 0.88%
Green: 0.33%
Other: 0.23%


Nearby Locations

Belle Mead, NJ (0.99 mi.)
Manville, NJ (4.40 mi.)
Rocky Hill, NJ (4.74 mi.)
North Branch, NJ (4.77 mi.)
Somerville, NJ (4.77 mi.)
Branchburg, NJ (4.77 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 08844
Latitude : 40.498993
Longitude : -74.684705
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Northeast
Average Elevation : 101 ft.
Area Code(s) : 848

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.81
Male Population Estimate : 44.09%
Female Population Estimate : 46.40%
Median Age : 40.0
Male Median Age : 38.7
Female Median Age : 41.1

White Population Estimate : 72.75%
Black Population Estimate : 4.74%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 6.79%
Asian Population Estimate : 12.07%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.10%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.38%
Other Population Estimate : 2.52%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Hillsborough specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Somerset County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Somerset County: About 64 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Somerset County is about 60% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 78% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.