Hillcrest Real Estate Market Overview

Could Hillcrest, Queens, NY be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Hillcrest. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular neighborhoods near Hillc...rest such as Utopia and Fresh Meadows. When you’re ready, Trulia has 39 resale and new homes in Hillcrest lined up for you, including 2 open houses, and 14 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. 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 -0% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a -9% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Hillcrest for Apr 13 to Jul 12 was $731,500 based on 18 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Hillcrest was $556, an increase of 11% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Hillcrest for Jun 13 to Jul 13 was $2,600.


Most frequent crimes in the past year

Hillcrest has very low crime relative to the rest of Queens County.

Knowing more about crime activity in and around 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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Best Schools in Hillcrest

There are 12 schools in Hillcrest.

Elementary Schools

Ps 131 Abigail Adams

Public, K-5


Ps 173 Fresh Meadow

Public, PK-5


Ps 86

Public, PK-5

Middle Schools

Jhs 216 George J Ryan

Public, 6-8


Queens Gateway To Health Sciences Secondary School

Public, 6-12


I.S. 250 The Robert F Kennedy Community Middle School

Public, 6-8

High Schools

Queens Gateway To Health Sciences Secondary School

Public, 6-12


Hillcrest High School

Public, 9-12


Queens Centers For Progress

Private, n/a


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.

Commute Type
48% commute by car
0% commute by bike
35% commute by public transportation
6% commute by foot

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