Comparing Hillcrest to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Rents|
|People Living Alone|
|Nearest Medium City||22 miles S of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||73 miles W of Chicago, Illinois|
|Standard Zip Codes||61068|
|Phone Area Codes||815|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||8 to 27 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 58 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||37 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||33.6 inches|
|Station||PAW PAW 2 NW|
|Jan Temp||8 to 25 F|
|Apr Temp||36 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||60 to 82 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 61 F|
|Annual Precip||36.7 inches|
|Station||DIXON 1 NW|
|Jan Temp||10 to 26 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 58 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 82 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||37.2 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.61|
|American Indian & Alaskan||7||0.6%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||246||21.2%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,295|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||30.7%|
|French (except Basque)||3.1%|
According to the US Postal Service, Hillcrest, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Flag Center (61068)
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