Hillcrest Heights, Maryland Population 2024

16,478

Hillcrest Heights is a city located in Prince George's County Maryland. Hillcrest Heights has a 2024 population of 16,478. Hillcrest Heights is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -0.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,498 in 2020.

The average household income in Hillcrest Heights is $79,479 with a poverty rate of 11.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hillcrest Heights is 37.8 years, 36 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Hillcrest Heights Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hillcrest Heights was:

  • Black or African American: 86.93%
  • White: 5.95%
  • Two or more races: 4.2%
  • Other race: 2.68%
  • Asian: 0.24%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,625.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.12% (-20)
The current population of Hillcrest Heights, Maryland is 16,478 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,498.

Hillcrest Heights, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American14,32486.93%
White9815.95%
Two or more races6924.2%
Other race4412.68%
Asian400.24%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hillcrest Heights Population by Race

Hillcrest Heights Population Pyramid 2024

Hillcrest Heights Median Age

37.8

Total

36

Male

39.8

Female

Hillcrest Heights Adults

There are 12,645 adults, (2,880 of whom are seniors) in Hillcrest Heights.

Hillcrest Heights Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Hillcrest Heights Sex Ratio

Female8,99354.58%
Male7,48545.42%

Hillcrest Heights Population by Age

Hillcrest Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,1042.3248.551.5
Non Family3,4751.2639.360.7
Female1,9083.5143.856.2
Married1,3463.2476.723.3
Male3752.6757.342.7
showing: 5 rows

3.19

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

48.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hillcrest Heights Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hillcrest Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hillcrest Heights Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 94.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 61.58%.

Hillcrest Heights Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$54,879

Average Earnings

$51,803

Average Male

$57,767

Average Female

Hillcrest Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hillcrest Heights Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hillcrest Heights Language

91.52% of Hillcrest Heights residents speak only English, while 8.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.46% of the population.

Hillcrest Heights Language

Hillcrest Heights Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black14,3131,72812.07%
Other441378.39%
Hispanic1,058373.5%
White684273.95%
Asian402255%
Multiple692223.18%
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11.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.15%

Male Poverty Rate

11.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hillcrest Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hillcrest Heights is Asian, with 55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hillcrest Heights is Multiple, with 3.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.13%.

Hillcrest Heights Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.61%
Some College10.09%
High School7.84%
Bachelors or Greater7.29%
showing: 4 rows

Hillcrest Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed30.33%
Female Unemployed27.56%
Female Employed2.4%
Male Employed1.99%
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Hillcrest Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hillcrest Heights Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hillcrest Heights Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

23.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.2%

Male Marriage Rate

20.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hillcrest Heights Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hillcrest Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hillcrest Heights Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hillcrest Heights Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

733

Number of Veterans

644

Male Veterans

89

Female Veterans

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Hillcrest Heights Veterans by War

count

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Hillcrest Heights Veterans by Age

count

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Hillcrest Heights Veterans by Race

Hillcrest Heights Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hillcrest Heights Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hillcrest Heights Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hillcrest Heights Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hillcrest Heights Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

22.96%

Born in Hillcrest Heights

93.71%

Native Born

6.29%

Foreign Born

2.96%

Non Citizen

3.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.71% of Hillcrest Heights residents were born in the United States, with 22.96% having been born in Maryland. 2.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hillcrest Heights Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202416,478
202316,478
202216,478-612-3.58%
202117,0905923.59%
202016,4981100.67%
201916,3882031.25%
201816,185480.3%
201716,137-41-0.25%
201616,1787955.17%
201515,383-221-1.42%
201415,6044442.93%
201315,160-69-0.45%
201215,2291230.81%
201115,106-1,363-8.28%
201016,469
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Hillcrest Heights Population by Year