Hillcrest is a neighborhood of Hollywood in Broward County. Don't limit your search for a new place in the Hollywood market to just one neighborhood. Have a look at other apartments available in nearby Highland Garden and South Central.
Cost of Living and Demographics
With an average household expenditure of $41.5K/year, Hillcrest's cost of living is not unlike other urban areas in Hollywood, such as Highland Garden, which reports a total of $38.5K/year.
The neighborhoods of Hillcrest and Highland Garden are identical in terms of households that have children. In both neighborhoods, the percentage of households with children is 18%.
The household average income in Hillcrest is higher than that of households in Highland Garden, and more residents in Hillcrest have earned post-secondary or advanced degrees than their neighbors in Highland Garden. Its average household income is $46.2K/year while the median is $37,528. Compare this fact with Highland Garden, where the average income is $41.1K and the median is $39,361. In addition to that, more people in Hillcrest have attained a master's degree or higher.
Eating, Drinking and Recreation
To give you some sense of the neighborhood, we should mention a couple of its busiest thoroughfares. Hollywood Blvd. has over a dozen of establishments where it's worth grabbing a bite to eat or simply hanging out. Another busy street to keep in mind when doing research about the area and apartments nearby is S 30th Ave. With our apartment finder tool settling for that "so-so" spot is not an option. Find what you want in Hillcrest without moving a muscle, and look forward to your next front door.
Have dinner and drinks out at Summer Rain Cafe located on Washington St. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Rickey's Of Hollywood. Sometimes food that is fast or familiar is all that will do. In such cases, Boston Market and McDonald's are both around the proverbial corner.
Stay fit (or get started) at one of Hillcrest's nearby health clubs. Options include Titan Fitness and Fitness & Rehab Ctr. As for other forms of recreation, boating is a splash at Artech Marina Llc.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Hillcrest.
Located within the neighborhood on 4631 Hollywood Blvd, Farm Stores is the primary grocery store in the Hillcrest area. If you've got a craving for something sweet, Las Americas Bakery on Hollywood Blvd. or Streeters Catering, which is also in the area, are both sure to hit the spot. The neighborhood is home to the familiar grocery chain store Publix Super Market too.
Hillcrest has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Filter Store and Greek Avenue. Other retailers include the likes of Aga International.
Neighborhood School Stats
The schools near the apartments in Hillcrest are West Park High School, McNicol Middle School and Orange Brook Elementary School. It's a good rule of thumb to talk with school districts in the area to get the final word on what schools serve the apartments for rent in the area you are most interested.
The Dade County Public district provides 270 elementary schools, 155 middle schools and 105 high schools, with a lower student-teacher ratio and smaller student population than Broward County Public Schools. Broward County Public district has a higher Great Schools score than Dade County Public district. However, Dade County Public district has more blue ribbons.