Hillcrest, Georgia

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Population in July 2007: 3,124.
Males: 1,532  (49.1%)
Females: 1,592  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Georgia median age:  33.4 years

Zip code: 30240

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,297 (it was $51,455 in 2000)
Hillcrest:

$53,297
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,352 (it was $24,509 in 2000)

Hillcrest CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $144,873 (it was $103,100 in 2000)
Hillcrest:

$144,873
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $199,934; Detached houses: $221,887; Townhouses or other attached units: $7,601; Mobile homes: $67,128
Hillcrest races chart
  • White alone - 2,700 (93.0%)
  • Black alone - 130 (4.5%)
  • Hispanic - 28 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 22 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 17 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.03%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.03%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hillcrest: 148.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 29.1 square miles.

Population density: 107 people per square mile   (very low).

Hillcrest, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Hillcrest:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hillcrest CCD:

  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 73.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Hillcrest CCD:  1.0% ($982)
Georgia:  0.9% ($919)
Hillcrest satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (44.4 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (57.5 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (619.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: LaGrange, GA (2.5 miles ), Abbottsford, GA (2.8 miles ), Hogansville, GA (2.9 miles ), Corinth, GA (3.1 miles ), Franklin, GA (3.3 miles ), Texas, GA (3.4 miles ), Standing Rock, AL (3.5 miles) , Lone Oak, GA (3.7 miles) .

Latitude: 33.13 N, Longitude: 85.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 706

Hillcrest household income distribution Hillcrest home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.5%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Personal and laundry services (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

Work and jobs in Hillcrest: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hillcrest, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Hillcrest-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/5/1989, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Hillcrest place center injured 23 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1970, a category F3 tornado 20.2 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hillcrest-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 129.0 miles away from Hillcrest center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 156.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 190.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 195.0 miles away from Hillcrest center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 166.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Troup County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Hillcrest:

  • ROYAL ELAINE ICF (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LAGRANGE, GA)
  • TWIN FOUNTAINS HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LAGRANGE, GA)
  • WEST GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; LAGRANGE, GA)
  • WEST GEORGIA HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LAGRANGE, GA)
  • ANGELS OF HOPE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LAGRANGE, GA)
  • FLORENCE HAND HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LAGRANGE, GA)
  • NEGRO OLD FOLKS HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LAGRANGE, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hillcrest:

  • Southern Union State Community College (about 31 miles; Wadley, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,120)
  • University of West Georgia (about 32 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 10,358)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 40 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 4,768)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 44 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)
  • Columbus State University (about 44 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 6,876)
  • Auburn University (about 45 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)
  • Southern Crescent Technical College (about 45 miles; Griffin, GA; FT enrollment: 4,168)

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Notable locations in Hillcrest: Camp Smith (A), Brown Crossroad (B), Troup County Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hillcrest include: Smyrna Church (A), Hillcrest Methodist Church (B), Hillcrest Baptist Church (C), Concord Church (D), Dallas Church (E), Rocky Mount Church (F), Shiloh Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Moody Cemetery (1), Stinson Cemetery (2), Asbury Cemetery (3), Old Shiloh Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Yellowjacket Creek (A), Beech Creek (B), Shoal Creek (C), Dixie Creek (D), Potato Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hillcrest include: Carter Creek Recreational Area (1), Crossroad Recreation Area (2), Georgia Recreation Area (3), Ringer Recreation Area (4), Clark Recreation Area (5), Sunny Point Recreation Area (6), Yellowjacket Creek Recreation Area (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Troup County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  81.6%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.9%
Whole state:

13.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.4%
Whole state:

6.1%
10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Hillcrest compared to Georgia state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hillcrest CCD (based on Troup County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.40%
Here: 52.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents57.8%20.6%4.3%4.0%2.6%
Congregations33.0%30.4%5.4%0.9%3.6%
NameChurches of ChristEpiscopal Church Charismatic Churches IndependentAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.3%1.4%1.3%1.1%4.6%
Congregations7.1%1.8%0.9%1.8%15.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Troup County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Troup County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 51
Troup County:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

8.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.8%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Troup County:

30.2%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.1%
State:

14.6%

6.77% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,922 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chambers County, AL  0.72% ($26,006 average AGI)
from Coweta County, GA  0.56% ($30,836)
from Meriwether County, GA  0.38% ($23,736)


6.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Chambers County, AL  0.60% ($23,978 average AGI)
to Coweta County, GA  0.53% ($35,261)
to Muscogee County, GA  0.43% ($23,340)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hillcrest:

  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTRP (620 AM; 1 kW; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLAG (1240 AM; 1 kW; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hillcrest:

  • W220AN (91.9 FM; LA GRANGE, ETC., GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGP (98.1 FM; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WOAK (90.9 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: OAKSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WKZJ (95.7 FM; GREENVILLE, GA; Owner: DAVIS B/CASTING OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WELR-FM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE, AL; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC.)
  • WCJM-FM (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBTR-FM (92.1 FM; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: WYAI, INC.)
  • WBZY-FM (96.7 FM; PEACHTREE CITY, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WUWG (90.7 FM; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: WEST GEORGIA COLLEGE)
  • W212BL (90.3 FM; LAGRANGE, GA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hillcrest:

  • WCAG-LP (Channel 33; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA-ALABAMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)

Hillcrest on our top lists:

  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Top executives"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Legal support workers"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cashiers"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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