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Heiress and onetime kidnapping victim Patty Hearst grew up primarily in Hillsborough.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 10,825 people, 3,689 households, and 3,161 families residing in the town. The population density is 670.9/km² (1,738.7/mi²). There are 3,804 housing units at an average density of 235.8/km² (611.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 71.80% White, 0.50% African American, 0.06% Native American, 24.04% Asian, 0.23% Pacific Islander, 0.70% from other races, and 2.67% from two or more races. 2.81% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 3,689 households out of which 36.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.6% are married couples living together, 4.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 14.3% are non-families. 11.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.93 and the average family size is 3.14.
In the town the population is spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 19.7% from 25 to 44, 32.2% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 46 years. For every 100 females there are 94.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.6 males.
The median income for a household in the town is $193,157, and the median income for a family is $200,000+. Fulltime male workers have a median income of $100,000+ versus $55,882 for fulltime female workers. The per capita income for the town is $98,643. 2.8% of the population and 1.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 2.7% of those under the age of 18 and 0.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
- The Bridge School, a school serving students with physical and speech impairments
- The Nueva School , an elementary school primarily serving the gifted and talented
- Crystal Springs Uplands School, a college preparatory middle and high school
- Carolands -- built by Harriet Pullman Carolan , heiress to the Pullman railway car fortune. At 65 000 ft² (6 000 m²), said to be one of the largest residences west of the Mississippi.
- Skyfarm -- built by William W. Crocker , grandson of Charles Crocker of California's Big Four railroad magnates. Designed by Arthur Brown, Jr. , and opened in 1930.
- Uplands -- built by Templeton Crocker , as a gift to his fiancée Helène Irwin , heiress to the C&H Sugar family fortune. Designed by Willis Polk ; opened in 1912, with interior of 35 000 ft² (3 250 m²).
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