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Hillcrest Apartments for Rent - San Diego, CA

Searching for an apartment near San Diego, CA? Welcome to Hillcrest, a densely populated neighborhood near San Diego, CA. This area is friendly to renters, with 70% of people renting their homes. Residents are well-educated, with many having professional degrees. Residents of Hillcrest will want to have a car, since 83% of residents commute to and from work by car. Getting to and from work takes about 20 minutes on average. Only 29% of households have children, so it's a great option if you're looking for a calm neighborhood.

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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Hillcrest San Diego

The most unique feature of the area is the heavy concentration of gays. There are literally dozens and dozens of good restaurants such as The Park House and Great Maple. Good retail although no big box stores

I love walking to around 20-plus restaurants, bars, gyms, and other places. This is a beautiful neighborhood

very nice area a lot parks, restaurants shops, markets, amusements, gallery, clothes store, bakery, bar, pub, coffee bar

exotic eateries within a short stroll, late-night options that don't include drinking, community parties such as Pride

Who Lives Here

Hillcrest San Diego Demographics

Education

High School

16%

Associate's

24%

Bachelor's

40%

Master's

15%

Doctorate

5%

Family Size

2 people

67%

3 people

22%

4 people

12%

5 people

0%

6+ people

0%

Household Income

0-50k

31%

50-100k

35%

100-150k

18%

150-200k

7%

200k+

9%

Age

0-10

5%

10-20

2%

20-45

52%

45-65

26%

65+

16%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Hillcrest San Diego?

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Sep '23$2545$2895$4295-
Aug '23$2745$2035$4195-
Jul '23$2895$2050$3895-
Jun '23$2695$2035$4195-
May '23$2150$2035$4195-
Apr '23$2695$2035$4195-
Mar '23$1750$3095$4070-
Feb '23$2695$3325$3945-
Jan '23$2945$2450$3820-
Dec '22$2050$2450$3695-
Nov '22$2100$2450$3695-
Oct '22$2195$2522$4020-
Sep '22$2595$2700$4045-

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Hillcrest San Diego

Hillcrest San Diego Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

27%

15-30 Mins

43%

30-40 Mins

14%

40-60 Mins

9%

60+ Mins

7%

Top Scores: Pet, Grocery, Restaurant

Things To Do In Hillcrest San Diego

Top Score

Pet Services

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Hillcrest San Diego is real pawsitive for your pets.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 95% more pet facilities than average
  3. 35% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Solid grocery game.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. 94% more grocery stores than average
  3. 20% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cooking skills not required in Hillcrest San Diego.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 95% more restaurants than average
  3. 60% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You've got a good shot at a great night out in Hillcrest San Diego.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 95% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 59% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

A strong score for fitness in Hillcrest San Diego.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. 96% more gyms than average
  3. 57% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is no sight for sore eyes. Plenty of docs in Hillcrest San Diego.

  1. A high number of medical facilities per resident
  2. 94% more medical facilities than average
  3. 43% more medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

FIll 'er up! Hillcrest San Diego has plenty of gas stations.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 85% more gas stations than average
  3. 58% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Coffee

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Oh la latte, not a bad spot for getting a cup of joe.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 97% more coffee shops than average
  3. 63% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Theaters

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Hillcrest San Diego is shaping up to be a big star in the theater scene.

  1. A high number of theaters per resident
  2. 95% more theaters than average
  3. 70% more theaters than areas of a similar size

Hospitals

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Hearts skip to the beat of this place - a high score for hospitals.

  1. A high number of hospitals per resident
  2. 93% more hospitals than average
  3. 27% more hospitals than areas of a similar size

Parks

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Hillcrest San Diego is shrubby, not shabby.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 90% more parks than average
  3. 7% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Childcare

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Hillcrest San Diego earns a gold star for childcare.

  1. Few daycares per resident
  2. 84% more daycares than average
  3. 21% fewer daycares than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

If you love to shop, Hillcrest San Diego is a good fit.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 70% more shops than average
  3. Far fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Hillcrest San Diego has the right frame of mind for art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 94% more fine art centers than average
  3. 64% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Amusement Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not exactly a Tilt-a-Whirl, but there's fun to be had.

  1. A high number of amusement parks per resident
  2. 98% more amusement parks than average
  3. 64% more amusement parks than areas of a similar size

Hillcrest San Diego Education

Schools

Percentage: 2/52/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Hillcrest San Diego

8/10

Florence Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

8/10

Birney Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

6/10

Jefferson Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

8/10

Garfield Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

5/10

Washington Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

9/10

Mckinley Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

Information provided by GreatSchools. To verify school enrollment eligibility, contact the school district directly.

All About

Living in San Diego, CA

Hillcrest Apartments for Rent - San Diego, CA

Searching for an apartment near San Diego, CA? Welcome to Hillcrest, a densely populated neighborhood near San Diego, CA. This area is friendly to renters, with 70% of people renting their homes. Residents are well-educated, with many having professional degrees. Residents of Hillcrest will want to have a car, since 83% of residents commute to and from work by car. Getting to and from work takes about 20 minutes on average. Only 29% of households have children, so it's a great option if you're looking for a calm neighborhood.

Popular Listings