Hillsborough is located close to the center of North Carolina. Hillsborough is between the Orange, Durham county. Hillsborough has 5.33 square miles of land area and 0.07 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Hillsborough population is 6,256, which has grown 14.87% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.13% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Hillsborough median household income is $46,082 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 14.89% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 19.16% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Hillsborough median house value is $200,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 71.48% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 41.83% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Hillsborough is better than the state average in quality. The Hillsborough area code is 919.