Hillcrest, Texas

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Hillcrest, Texas

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High Points

Hillcrest strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Texas):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Hillcrest People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Hillcrest Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Hillcrest College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Hillcrest Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Hillcrest, Texas

Comparing Hillcrest to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Texas (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Racial Diversity 7 2
Senior Citizens 6 7
Female Share of the Population 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 4 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 10 9
People Above Poverty 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 2 2
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
Affordability of Rents 1 1
People Living Alone 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Hillcrest Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles W of Sugar Land, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 74 miles W of Houston, Texas
County Colorado
Standard Zip Codes 78934
Phone Area Codes 979
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.748
Longitude -96.6

Hillcrest Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 64 F
Apr Temp 55 to 81 F
Jul Temp 70 to 96 F
Oct Temp 54 to 85 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp 42 to 64 F
Apr Temp 58 to 80 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 60 to 83 F
Annual Precip 42.2 inches
Distance 40.6 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 61 F
Apr Temp 56 to 79 F
Jul Temp 73 to 97 F
Oct Temp 57 to 82 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
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Hillcrest Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 722 100%
Male 353 48.9%
Female 369 51.1%
Under 18 166 23%
18+ 556 77%
65+ 114 15.8%
Median Age 44
Average Family Size 3.02
White 687 95.2%
African-American 4 0.6%
Asian 3 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 20 2.8%
Mixed Race 8 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 43 6%

Estimated Hillcrest Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 720
Growth -2
Growth % -0.3%

Hillcrest Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 18.3%
German 13.6%
English 13.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.5%
Irish 10.7%
French (except Basque) 8.4%
Swedish 3.4%
Scotch-Irish 3.4%
Polish 3.4%
Italian 2.4%
French Canadian 2.2%
Scottish 2.1%
Dutch 1.3%
Finnish 1.1%
Czech 0.9%
Czechoslovakian 0.7%
British 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Welsh 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
European 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hillcrest 722 $66,563
Columbus 3,916 $40,197
Fayetteville 261 $31,667
Industry 304 $38,750
La Grange 4,478 $39,718
Schulenburg 2,699 $36,326
Weimar 1,981 $42,143
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