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Population (year 2000): 16,359
Males: 7,431 (45.4%), Females: 8,928 (54.6%)

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Median resident age: 35.6 years
Median household income: $46,367 (year 2000)
Median house value: $121,600 (year 2000)

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Races in Hillcrest Heights:

  • Black (93.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (4.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: Subsaharan African (2.1%), West Indian (1.2%), Irish (1.2%).

New! Heights, Maryland forum

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Hillcrest

For population 25 years and over in Hillcrest Heights

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 37.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hillcrest Heights CDP

  • Never married: 41.6%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 5.4%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

3.0% Foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.7% Africa, 0.4% Asia, 0.4% Europe).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: DC Washington, (6.4 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (148.3 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Heights, MD (1.2 miles Marlow Hills, MD (2.1 miles Temple Hill, MD (2.6 miles Suitland-Silver Hill-Glassmanor, MD (2.7 miles Oxon Heights, MD (3.1 miles Forest Hills, MD (3.2 miles Coral Springs, MD (3.6 miles Camp Heights, MD (4.3 miles Capitol

Latitude: 38.84 N, Longitude: 76.96 W


Industries providing employment: Public administration (21.8%), Educational,health and social services (18.6%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.6%), Retail trade (10.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,567 (-40.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 237 (3.0%)

Average climate in Hillcrest Heights, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hillcrest Heights-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the Hillcrest Heights city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/24/2001, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.


Birthplace of: Chris Slade - College basketball player (Delaware State Hornets).


Hospitals/medical centers near Hillcrest Heights:
  • GREATER SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • HADLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • ST ELIZABETHS HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; WASHINGTON, DC)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hillcrest Heights:
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 6 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 7 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
  • BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTL (about 31 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; ID: BWI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hillcrest Heights:
  • SOUTH CAPITOL STREET (about 4 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: 09W)
  • POTOMAC AIRFIELD (about 8 miles; FRIENDLY, MD; ID: VKX)
  • WASHINGTON EXECUTIVE/HYDE FIELD (about 8 miles; CLINTON, MD; ID: W32)

Amtrak stations near Hillcrest Heights:
  • 6 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hillcrest Heights:
  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 11,674)
  • HOWARD UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 9,297)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-COLLEGE PARK (about 6 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; FT enrollment: 29,298)
  • CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA (about 7 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 4,472)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 16,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (about 10 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 3,223)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 8,434)

Notable locations in Hillcrest Heights: Naylor Road Metro Station (A), Southern Avenue Metro Station (B), Hillcrest Heights Branch Library (C), Hillcrest Heights Branch Prince George's County Memorial Library (D).

Shopping Center: Iverson Mall Shopping Center (1).

Church in Hillcrest Heights: Hillcrest Baptist Church (A).

Parks in Hillcrest Heights include: Barnaby Run Park (1), Hillcrest Park (2).


Hillcrest Heights compared to Maryland state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Hillcrest Heights:
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WYCB (1340 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hillcrest Heights:
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)

TV broadcast stations around Hillcrest Heights:
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)

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