Nestled in the Tualatin Valley between Portland and the Pacific Ocean, Hillsboro is Oregon’s fifth-largest city, with more than 100,000 residents. Hillsboro natives and newcomers create a friendly, welcoming community that is home to one of the state's most diverse populations.
The heart of Oregon's Silicon Forest, Hillsboro's economy benefits from high-tech headquarters, family farms and wineries, and healthcare and education centers. Residents enjoy Hillsboro's award-winning urban planning, easy access to outdoor recreation, and rich agricultural history.
Hillsboro School District
The Hillsboro School District is the fourth-largest public school district in the state, serving more than 20,000 students in grades K-12. In November 2017, Hillsboro voters approved a $400+ million school construction bond to upgrade and expand existing schools and build new schools in South Hillsboro.
Outdoor recreation is a priority in Hillsboro. Whether it’s a picnic at one of the city's 28 public parks, a nature walk at the 635-acre Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve, or a Hillsboro Hops game at Ron Tonkin Field, you'll find an outdoor activity to suit every interest. Throw in golf or a winery tour and your calendar will be full before you know it.
Hillsboro has a dynamic arts scene with professional and community theater groups, art galleries, and a cultural arts center that hosts performances and educational programs. Residents enjoy outdoor art shows, open-air summer concerts, four farmers’ markets, community festivals, and the Portland metro area’s only professional baseball team, the two-time Northwest League champion Hillsboro Hops.
In addition to Oregon's largest private employer, Intel, Hillsboro welcomes a diverse mix of small and large businesses, including Nike, DeMarini, Genentech, and Acumed.
Innovative technology companies, family-owned shops and restaurants, and Laika, one of the world's most groundbreaking film studios, contribute to Hillsboro's vitality.