Hillcrest Heights, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Hillcrest Heights, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Hillcrest Heights had a population of 268 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Hillcrest Heights is located at latitude 27.8211 and longitude -81.5306 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hillcrest Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 236 feet.

The Town of Hillcrest Heights (GNIS ID: 2405836) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Hillcrest Heights is located within Lake Wales CCD of Polk County.

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Hillcrest Heights, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 268
Population in Households 230
Population in Familes 185
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density2 1,679
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $52,908
Average Household Income $75,304
Per Capita Income $30,935


Total Housing Units 138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (26.1%)
Median Home Value $155,556
Average Home Value $234,936


Total Households 102
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 70
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.65% 1.02%
Households 0.61% 1.15%
Families -0.34% 0.84%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   3.65%

Hillcrest Heights, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hillcrest Heights to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 868 6th
Population Density # 446 52nd
Diversity Index # 426 54th
Median Household Income # 375 59th
Per Capita Income # 344 63rd

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