Hillcrest, Jacksonville, FL

Hillcrest Neighborhood Guide Jacksonville, FL

About

Hillcrest is a peaceful, residential neighborhood in West Jacksonville, Florida, known for its strong community spirit and well-maintained homes. It is bounded by notable roadways including Lane Avenue to the east and Normandy Boulevard to the north. The neighborhood boasts several parks and recreational areas, and is a short drive from the bustling downtown Jacksonville area.

What You Will Love About Hillcrest, Jacksonville, Florida

  • The tight-knit and welcoming community that organizes neighborhood events and activities.
  • Convenient access to Downtown Jacksonville via major roadways and public transportation.
  • The numerous parks provide plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities and relaxation.
  • The charming, well-kept homes add to the overall character and appeal of the neighborhood.

What’s Nearby

Hillcrest is a stone's throw away from the prominent Hyde Park Golf Club, a local favorite for golfing enthusiasts. It's a short drive to downtown Jacksonville, home to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Hemming Park, and the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. The neighborhood's location also provides proximity to the Riverside Arts Market and the highly ranked Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens.

Lifestyle

Life in Hillcrest is characterized by a strong sense of community, with plenty of neighborhood events and block parties. Residents enjoy the convenience of city life with the charm of a peaceful residential area. The local parks and recreational areas offer plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities and family fun.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 103 restaurants, 23 grocery stores, and 3 parks within a mile of the Hillcrest neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    A Baker's Paradise

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Candy Store, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    1371 Cassat Ave

  • SHOPPING
    Normandy Mall Shops

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.9 miles

    5243 Normandy Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Tropical Food Mart

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    1105 Cassat Ave

  • GROCERY
    Emmanuel Food Store

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    6510 Normandy Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Winn-Dixie

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    5207 Normandy Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Hung Thinh Supermarket

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    5801 Normandy Blvd

Hillcrest Apartments and Rentals

131 Rental properties in Hillcrest, Jacksonville, FL.

  • Riverbank Apartment Homes property

    $917+

    Riverbank Apartment Homes

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    576–1332 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Room For Rent property

    $681

    Room For Rent

    2 Beds • 3 Baths

    1 Unit Available

  • Room For Rent property

    $737

    Room For Rent

    3 Beds • 3 Baths

    1 Unit Available

  • Room For Rent property

    $660

    Room For Rent

    5 Beds • 2 Baths

    1 Unit Available

  • Room For Rent property

    $634

    Room For Rent

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1 Unit Available

  • Room For Rent property

    $656

    Room For Rent

    5 Beds • 2 Baths

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
11.1%
9.8%
utilities
1.2%
2.1%
food
0.4%
0.1%
transportation
9.1%
12.1%
healthcare
7.5%
14.2%

Hillcrest Demographics

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Hillcrest Reviews

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  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 2 of 2 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 2 of 2 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 2 of 2 renters

  • Pet Friendly

    Yes

    Say 2 of 2 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 2 of 2 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 2 of 2 renters

Hillcrest Transportation

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Car-Dependent

35/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Bikeable

52/100
Bike Score®

Hillcrest Schools

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