Hillen, Baltimore

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Hillen is a small community just west of Hillen Road and Morgan State University and south of Coldspring Lane in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2000 US Census, 2,670 people live in Hillen with 90.4% African-American and 6.6% White. The median household income is $50,417. 91.6% of the houses are occupied and 78.1% of them are occupied by the home's owner.[1]

Notable residents[edit]

History[edit]

Hillen Road is named for the Hillen Estate. The Hillen family included Colonel Solomon Hillen and Solomon Hillen, Jr., who served as a member of the United States Congress and mayor of Baltimore during the 1840s.[2]

Government Representation[edit]

Community State
District
Congressional
District
City Council
District
Hillen Road 43rd 7th 3rd, 14th
Representatives Anderson, Doory, McIntosh Cummings Curran, Clarke

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: Hillen". Baltimore City Planning Department. Retrieved 2007-05-05. 
  2. ^ "Solomon Hillen, Jr.". Library of Congress. Retrieved 2008-05-06. 

Coordinates: 39°20′24″N 76°35′26″W / 39.34000°N 76.59056°W / 39.34000; -76.59056