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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B+
Hillcrest is a suburb of New York City with a population of 7,697. Hillcrest is in Rockland County. Living in Hillcrest offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Hillcrest and residents tend to be liberal.
About Hillcrest...
Population
7,697

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$355,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,458
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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Hillcrest Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    13%

Working in Hillcrest

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$94,265
National
$55,322
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