Hillcrest, Illinois Population 2024

1,210

Hillcrest is a city located in DeKalb County, Lee County, and Ogle County Illinois. Hillcrest has a 2024 population of 1,210. Hillcrest is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually and its population has decreased by -0.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,221 in 2020.

The average household income in Hillcrest is $84,121 with a poverty rate of 10.8%. The median age in Hillcrest is 37.2 years: 39.2 years for males, and 33.1 years for females.

Hillcrest Demographics

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

  • White: 73.38%
  • Other race: 13.11%
  • Two or more races: 10.68%
  • Native American: 2.18%
  • Black or African American: 0.47%
  • Asian: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
341.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.9% (-11)
The current population of Hillcrest, Illinois is 1,210 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,221.

Population by Race

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,24373.38%
Other race22213.11%
Two or more races18110.68%
Native American372.18%
Black or African American80.47%
Asian30.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hillcrest Population by Race

Hillcrest Population Pyramid 2024

Hillcrest Median Age

37.2

Total

39.2

Male

33.1

Female

Hillcrest Adults

There are 1,259 adults, (247 of whom are seniors) in Hillcrest.

Hillcrest Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Hillcrest Sex Ratio

Female85250.3%
Male84249.7%

Hillcrest Population by Age

Hillcrest Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5722.968515
Married2803.2293.26.8
Non Family1621.3375.924.1
Female1084.2174.125.9
Male225.591000

3.28

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

85.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hillcrest Households and Families

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade898.57%
Associates Degree15815.21%
Bachelors Degree848.08%
Graduate Degree605.77%
High School Graduate30829.64%
Less Than 9th Grade383.66%
Some College30229.07%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hillcrest Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hillcrest Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White624582123
Hispanic34425914
2+ Races1271185
Other Race120700
Native American20182
Asian333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Hillcrest Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$67,679$72,188$53,438
Graduate Degree$57,321$56,250$77,917
High School Graduate$35,469$37,031$33,438
Less Than 9th Grade$43,553$0$36,250
Overall$41,944$50,250$37,500
Some College$34,398$50,000$33,315

$41,944

Average Earnings

$50,250

Average Male

$37,500

Average Female

Hillcrest Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hillcrest Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hillcrest Language

72.72% of Hillcrest residents speak only English, while 27.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.92% of the population.

Hillcrest Language

Hillcrest Poverty by Race

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,013999.77%
Hispanic5778114.04%
Other202199.41%

10.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.47%

Male Poverty Rate

6.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hillcrest

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hillcrest is Hispanic, with 14.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hillcrest is Other, with 9.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.8%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.41%.

Hillcrest Poverty

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Some College15.65%
Less Than 9th Grade7.87%
High School7.14%
Bachelors or Greater2.78%

Hillcrest Poverty Rate by Education

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed38.71%
Male Employed5.87%
Female Employed2.3%
Female Unemployed0%

Hillcrest Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hillcrest Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Median
Mean
Families$96,087$95,074
Households$73,750$84,121
Married Families$101,719$-999,999,999
Non Families-$43,161

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hillcrest Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Hillcrest Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hillcrest Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hillcrest Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hillcrest Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

190

Number of Veterans

180

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

War
Veterans
Vietnam130
First Gulf War20
Second Gulf War17
Korea0
World War II0

Hillcrest Veterans by War

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74130
35 to 5431
55 to 6426
18 to 343
75+0

Hillcrest Veterans by Age

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Veterans
% of Total
White13314.04%
Hispanic6917.88%
2+ Races4736.43%
Other Race85.1%
Native American28.7%

Hillcrest Veterans by Race

Hillcrest Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

28.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hillcrest Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.4%

Labor Force Participation

68.5%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Hillcrest Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hillcrest Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hillcrest 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

64.76%

Born in Hillcrest

87.6%

Native Born

12.4%

Foreign Born

4.84%

Non Citizen

7.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.6% of Hillcrest residents were born in the United States, with 64.76% having been born in Illinois. 4.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hillcrest Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,196-3-0.25%
20281,199-3-0.25%
20271,202-2-0.17%
20261,204-3-0.25%
20251,207-3-0.25%
20241,210-3-0.25%
20231,213-1-0.08%
20221,214-1-0.08%
20211,215-6-0.49%
20201,221-8-0.65%
20191,229-5-0.41%
20181,234-8-0.64%
20171,242-8-0.64%
20161,250-11-0.87%
20151,261-12-0.94%
20141,273-8-0.62%
20131,281-13-1%
20121,294-10-0.77%
20111,304-12-0.91%
20101,31600%

Hillcrest Population by Year