Hillcrest Real Estate Market Overview

This offbeat uptown neighborhood is San Diego's LGBT hub, offering an eclectic mix of boutiques, bars, bookstores, and more. Whether it's freak or chic, let your flag fly! The warm, open vibe of this colorful enclave is as addictive as the gelato at Pappalecco. Of the iconic neon neighborhood signs of San Diego, Hillcrest's seems especially at home on the bustling thoroughfares of Fifth and University ...avenues. Stroll down tree-lined Fifth to hit the thrift stores before hydrating with some kombucha on tap at organic haven Local Habit. Hillcrest's annual CityFest and the San Diego Pride Festival are not to be missed. View more


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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Hillcrest show a -1% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a -4% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Hillcrest for Feb 19 to May 18 was $446,000 based on 44 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Hillcrest was $457, a decrease of -0% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Hillcrest for Apr 20 to May 20 was $2,575.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Hillcrest has average crime relative to the rest of San Diego County.

Knowing more about crime activity in Hillcrest can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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Schools in Hillcrest

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Get to know your neighbors in Hillcrest by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

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Most people in Hillcrest commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

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88% commute by car
0% commute by bike
4% commute by public transportation
7% commute by foot

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