Hill County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

The information contained in this report was obtained from The County Information Program's on-line database. The data contained in the database are obtained from official sources and are not the product of the CIP. The CIP, therefore, does not expressly or impliedly warrant the accuracy of the data. Questions regarding the accuracy, methodology, etc. should be directed to the original source of the information. The sources may be obtained from the CIP by contacting the County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties at (512) 478-8753.

Click the More data link to open a table showing the data item for that row for all 254 Texas counties.

Map of County 🗗

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:38,101More data
Estimate 2022:37,266 
Estimate 2021:36,378 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.35,874More data
Census 2010:35,089More data
Census 2000:32,321More data
Population of the County Seat (Hillsboro)
Census 2020:8,221 
Census 2010:8,456 
Census 2000:8,232 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN HILL COUNTY - 2023 Estimates (Census Bureau)
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Abbott city:364More data
Aquilla city:110More data
Blum town:406More data
Bynum town:177More data
Carl's Corner town:214More data
Covington city:294More data
Hillsboro city:8,703More data
Hubbard city:1,452More data
Itasca city:1,831More data
Malone town:248More data
Mertens town:156More data
Mount Calm city:310More data
Penelope town:187More data
Whitney town:2,090More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:958.9More data
Water Area:26.9More data
Total Area:985.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:37.41More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:22.49More data
Percent Rural:77.51More data
Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:22.7%More data
Race - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:89.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.2%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.1%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2022 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:68.8%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:5.7%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:22.8%More data
65 and Older:20.9%More data
85 and Older:2.3%More data
Median Age:41.5More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$49,859More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$1,861,175,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$57,566More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:15.6%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:20.6%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment 🗗»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:85.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:17.5% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$53,073More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$50,789 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$47,273 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$45,020 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$42,712 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:4.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:5.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:6.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.3 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.459179More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$6,514,982,710More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$3,724,178,861More data
Total Actual Levy:$17,091,841More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History     «Sales Tax History Chart»
CY 2023:$4,178,574More data
CY 2022:$3,983,231 
CY 2021:$3,115,861 
CY 2020:$2,377,273 
CY 2019:$2,609,548 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:37.802More data
US Highways:8.086More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:132.170More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:289.134More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:1.776More data
Frontage Roads:29.870More data
On-System Subtotal:498.838More data
City Streets:160.274More data
Certified County Roads:1,074.868More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:21.804More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,256.946More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,755.784More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:187.230More data
US Highways:16.298More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:317.151More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:578.371More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:3.552More data
Frontage Roads:59.740More data
On-System Subtotal:1,162.342More data
City Streets:320.548More data
Certified County Roads:2,149.736More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:43.608More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,513.892More data
County Total:3,676.234More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2021»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017 🗗»     «2017 County Profile 🗗»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Hill County QuickFacts 🗗»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles 🗗»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Hill County History 🗗»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Hill County 🗗»

Special Districts in Hill County.
School Districts in Hill County.
History of City Tax Rates in Hill County.

Airports in Hill County.
Hospitals in Hill County.
Prisons in Hill County.