This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Hillsborough Township has a very low population density. Hillsborough Township is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Hillsborough Township, NJ is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Hillsborough Township has a population density of 716, with 39,179 current residents.
Out of the 39,179 current residents, 50% are male and 50% are female. 68% of the residents are married and 32% are single.
- 56% Sun
- 45% Rain
- 16% Snow
53°F average temperature
- 25 years Median home age
- $336,300 Median home price
- -5.88% Home appreciation rate
- 19.49% Annual property tax
As for living in Hillsborough Township, the air quality is 48% and the weather, on average, is 56% sunny, 45% rainy, and 16% snowy. The average temperature is 53°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Hillsborough Township, you should know that 81.5% of homes are owned while 16.3% of homes are rented, and 2.1% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $336,300, the median age of homes is 25 years, the annual home appreciation is -5.88% and the annual property tax is 19.49%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)1
When looking at the community of Hillsborough Township, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Hillsborough Township’s crime rate is 1 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Hillsborough Township is 38 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 52.50% Democratic, 46.39% Republican, and 1.11% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:12
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
93%High school diploma
7%Some college or associates degree
16%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Hillsborough Township, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 7.20% of residents are unemployed in Hillsborough Township (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Hillsborough Township residents: 24.7% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 29.04% are in the arts and sciences field, 7.9% are in the customer service field, 25.7% are in the sales field, 0.46% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 5.7% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 6.6% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:12. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 92.69%, 7.32% of residents have an associate’s degree, 30.31% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 16.43% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Hillsborough Township, you should be aware that the average commute time is 34 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Hillsborough Township have a few different options. 85% of commuters use their own cars, 7% of commuters carpool, 2% of commuters use the transit system, and 4% of residents work from home.