Hillsboro Pines is a neighborhood that is less than a quarter of a square mile in size and is located about halfway between the centers of Boca Raton and Coral Springs. The type of tree that is held in high regard in this community is found in its name. The Hillsboro Pineland Natural Area and the Helene Klein Pineland Preserve occupy much of the acreage along the edge of the neighborhood. The Gulf Stream flows across the northern edge of the community.
With a population that has just recently surpassed 500 residents, Hillsboro Pines is a small neighborhood with large houses. With other communities booming in population in Broward County, this small neighborhood has seen steady growth with new homes and existing homes that are constantly being added onto and modernized. However, the population density has remained less than 2,500 people per square mile.
Almost 80 percent of the houses in Hillsboro Pines are owned. Slightly more than half of the households have a combined income between $75,000 and $150,000. The median household income is nearly $80,000, and the median home value is more than $400,000. Only five percent of the population speaks Spanish. Significantly more than half of the residents are female, and a majority of the residents are between the ages of 40 and 60. Also, less than 10 percent of the population consists of a race that is not Caucasian.
Most of the residents of the neighborhood work somewhere outside of Hillsboro Pines. The community is mostly residential, but it is bordered by parks and retail stores. At just over three residents per household, the average family size is less than the state and national averages. The community includes a country club. Also, a shopping center called Sandalfoot Square and a Walmart Supercenter are both within walking distance of the neighborhood.