Hillcrest, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hillcrest, New York - Basic Facts

The Hillcrest Census Designated Place had a population of 7,967 as of July 1, 2016. Hillcrest ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hillcrest is located at latitude 41.1298 and longitude -74.035 in Rockland County. The formal boundaries for the Hillcrest Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rockland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 512 feet.

The Hillcrest Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389930) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Hillcrest Census Designated Place is located within Town of Ramapo, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rockland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hillcrest population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Hillcrest, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,967
Population in Households 7,765
Population in Familes 6,914
Population in Group Qrtrs 202
Population Density1 6,123
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 1,986
Average Household Size 3.91
Family Households 1,679
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 2,025 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,555 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 430 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $400,103
Average Home Value $423,199


Median Household Income $104,873
Average Household Income $116,258
Per Capita Income $29,704
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.85% 0.96%
Households 0.63% 0.82%
Families 0.52% 0.75%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hillcrest, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hillcrest to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 234 81st
Population Density1 # 97 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 51 96th
Median Household Income # 172 86th
Per Capita Income # 615 49th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New York Census Data Comparison Tool.