Hillsboro Beach, Florida

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Hillsboro Beach is a town in Broward County, Florida, United States. The town was named for the Earl of Hillsborough, who received large grants of land from the King of England while Florida was an English possession. The 3.2-mile strip along State Road A1A includes an exclusive stretch called "Hillsboro Mile" or "Millionaires Mile".[6] The population was 2,163 at the 2000 census. As of 2006, the population estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau is 2,334.[3] It is part of the South Florida metropolitan area, which is home to 5,463,857 people.[7]

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Geography

Hillsboro Beach is located at 26°17′38″N 80°4′42″W / 26.29389°N 80.07833°W / 26.29389; -80.07833 (26.293857, -80.078243).[8] It is located in northeastern Broward County, along the Atlantic Ocean.

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According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.64 square miles (4 km2). 0.44 square miles (1 km2) of it is land and 1.20 square miles (3 km2) of it (73.17%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,163 people, 1,282 households, and 696 families residing in the town. The population density was 4,956.4/mi² (1,898.0/km²). There were 2,131 housing units at an average density of 4,883.1/mi² (1,870.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.17% White (97.6% were Non-Hispanic White,).[9] 0.14% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.09% from other races, and 0.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.71% of the population.

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