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People

Total Population 1,167
Male Share of the Population 51.4%
Female Share of the Population 48.6%
Senior Citizens 8.6%
Employed Population 16+ 563
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 50.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,000
% Above Poverty Level 91.5%
% Below Poverty Level 8.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 12.6%
Median Gross Rent $750
Median House Value $132,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.9%
Irish 15.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hillcrest Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles S of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 73 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Ogle
Metro Area Rockford
Standard Zip Codes 61068
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.951
Longitude -89.064

Hillcrest Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ROCHELLE
Distance 2.4 miles
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
Distance 16.6 miles
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
Distance 23.5 miles
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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Hillcrest, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Flag Center (61068)

Flagg (61068)

Kings (61068)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashton 958 $61,406
Creston 740 $51,094
Davis Junction 2,532 $70,083

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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