Hillcrest Heights, Florida

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Population in 2014: 269 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.1%
 
Males: 119  (44.5%)
Females: 150  (55.5%)
Median resident age:  45.2 years
Florida median age:  41.8 years

Zip codes: 33827.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $70,820 (it was $60,556 in 2000)
Hillcrest Heights:

$70,820
FL:

$49,426

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $29,716 (it was $20,802 in 2000)

Hillcrest Heights town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $174,153 (it was $99,200 in 2000)
Hillcrest Heights:

$174,153
FL:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $208,033; Detached houses: $207,688

Median gross rent in 2015: $731.

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  • Races in Hillcrest Heights, FL (2010)

    Hillcrest Heights races chart
    • 23190.9%White alone
    • 155.9%Hispanic
    • 72.8%Black alone
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

Races in Hillcrest Heights detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hillcrest Heights: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (34.6%), Irish (16.3%), English (7.2%), German (7.2%), Italian (3.9%), Finnish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 241 feet

Land area: 0.16 square miles.

Population density: 1,659 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hillcrest Heights:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hillcrest Heights town:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Florida:

19.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,632 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,257 (0.7%)

Hillcrest Heights satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakeland, FL (30.0 miles , pop. 78,452).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (57.8 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (849.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Babson Park, FL (0.7 miles ), Highland Park, FL (1.9 miles ), Crooked Lake Park, FL (1.9 miles ), Frostproof, FL (2.3 miles ), Lake Wales, FL (2.5 miles ), Waverly, FL (3.4 miles ), Alturas, FL (3.4 miles ), Dundee, FL (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 27.82 N, Longitude: 81.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 863

Hillcrest Heights household income distribution Hillcrest Heights home values distribution

Property values in Hillcrest Heights, FL

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +20 (+8.1%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Hillcrest Heights, Florida

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Tornado activity:

Hillcrest Heights-area historical tornado activity is above Florida state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/22/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the Hillcrest Heights town center killed 25 people and injured 150 people and caused $55 million in damages.

On 3/9/1998, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the town center injured 4 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hillcrest Heights-area historical earthquake activity is near Florida state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 332.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 360.7 miles away from Hillcrest Heights center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 330.9 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 414.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 422.1 miles away from Hillcrest Heights center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 371.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Polk County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Fires: 6, Tropical Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hillcrest Heights topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hillcrest Heights:

  • RAI CARE CENTERS - LAKE WALES (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; LAKE WALES, FL)
  • GROVES CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LAKE WALES, FL)
  • AMEDISYS OF LAKE WALES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; LAKE WALES, FL)
  • LAKE WALES MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; LAKE WALES, FL)
  • LAKE WALES DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; LAKE WALES, FL)
  • LAKE WALES MEDICAL EXT CARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LAKE WALES, FL)
  • GRACE HEALTHCARE OF LAKE WALES (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LAKE WALES, FL)

Amtrak station near Hillcrest Heights:

  • 18 miles: WINTER HAVEN (1800 7TH ST. S.W.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hillcrest Heights:

  • Polk State College (about 19 miles; Winter Haven, FL; Full-time enrollment: 7,935)
  • Southeastern University (about 28 miles; Lakeland, FL; FT enrollment: 2,407)
  • Florida Southern College (about 30 miles; Lakeland, FL; FT enrollment: 2,460)
  • Universal Technical Institute-Auto Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics Institute Division-Orlando (about 43 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,338)
  • Everest University-South Orlando (about 43 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 33,859)
  • Valencia College (about 49 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 30,467)
  • Everest University-Brandon (about 52 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 7,702)

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Polk County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 9.3%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.2%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.2%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 3.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Florida average:

12.2

Hillcrest Heights travel time to work - commute Hillcrest Heights mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hillcrest Heights town (based on Polk County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant148,424504
Catholic45,25113
Mainline Protestant31,34774
Black Protestant10,76146
Other8,63036
Orthodox3073
None357,375-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 94
Polk County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 104
Polk County:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 215
Polk County:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 281
Here:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

30.1%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hillcrest Heights:

48.6%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hillcrest Heights:

43.0%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hillcrest Heights:

22.1%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.9%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hillcrest Heights:

6.7
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

37.3%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
Here:

54.0%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Hillcrest Heights:

76.3%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hillcrest Heights, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,320
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,846
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$674
Totals for Government 0$0 8$3,840

7.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,912 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.84%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($229 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hillsborough County, FL  1.03% ($27,691 average AGI)
from Orange County, FL  0.70% ($28,675)
from Osceola County, FL  0.49% ($26,726)


6.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,113 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($225 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hillsborough County, FL  1.14% ($26,149 average AGI)
to Orange County, FL  0.65% ($31,231)
to Osceola County, FL  0.53% ($27,511)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hillcrest Heights:

  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHNR (1360 AM; 5 kW; CYPRESS GARDENS, FL; Owner: GB ENTERPRISES COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WIPC (1280 AM; 1 kW; LAKE WALES, FL; Owner: SIBER MEDIA GROUP INC)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WJCM (1050 AM; 5 kW; SEBRING, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WWBF (1130 AM; 3 kW; BARTOW, FL; Owner: THOMAS N. THORNBURG, THORNBURG COMM.)
  • WFLA (970 AM; 25 kW; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hillcrest Heights:

  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWRZ (98.3 FM; FORT MEADE, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WWOJ (99.1 FM; AVON PARK, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXXL (106.7 FM; TAVARES, FL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WLAZ (89.1 FM; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: CAGUAS EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • WYFO (91.9 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLVF-FM (90.3 FM; HAINES CITY, FL; Owner: LANDMARK BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hillcrest Heights:

  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLWA-LP (Channel 14; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: TRI-MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • W27AE (Channel 27; SEBRING, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • David A Duke, Us Alt 27 1 Mi S (Lat: 27.814167 Lon: -81.538611), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 85 m, Registrant: 8635288844
  • Jennifer Brown, Us Alt 27 1 Mi S (Lat: 27.814167 Lon: -81.538611), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 85 m, Registrant: 9044051089, Jbrown@towercomenterprises.Com, ONE INDEPENDENT DRIVE, SUITE 1600
  • Edward G Roach, Us Alt 27 1 Mi S (Lat: 27.814167 Lon: -81.538611), Type: 91.0, Structure height: 12105 m, Overall height: 85 m, Registrant: 9044051089, Jbrown@towercomenterprises.Com, ONE INDEPENDENT DRIVE, SUITE 1600
  • Us Alt 27 1 Mi S (Lat: 27.814167 Lon: -81.538611), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 85 m, Registrant: 9412943155, Jfred@tech-Center.Com, 626 AVE O SW

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Hillcrest Heights compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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