Hillcrest, Auckland

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Hillcrest
Suburb
CountryNew Zealand
Local authorityAuckland Council
Electoral wardNorth Shore Ward
Population
 (2018)
 • Total10,548
Marlborough Wairau Valley Westlake
Windy Ridge
Hillcrest
Takapuna
Northcote West Northcote Central (Shoal Bay)

Hillcrest is a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, and since 2010 has been under the jurisdiction of Auckland Council. It is located in the North Shore, and is surrounded by Glenfield, Wairau Valley, Northcote and Birkenhead.[1] The Auckland Northern Motorway passes to the east.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
20069,522—    
20139,816+0.44%
201810,548+1.45%
Source: [3]

Hillcrest, comprising the statistical areas of Hillcrest North (Auckland), Hillcrest West (Auckland) and Hillcrest East (Auckland), had a population of 10,548 at the 2018 New Zealand census, an increase of 732 people (7.5%) since the 2013 census, and an increase of 1,026 people (10.8%) since the 2006 census. There were 3,471 households. There were 5,079 males and 5,466 females, giving a sex ratio of 0.93 males per female, with 1,920 people (18.2%) aged under 15 years, 2,424 (23.0%) aged 15 to 29, 4,944 (46.9%) aged 30 to 64, and 1,263 (12.0%) aged 65 or older.

Ethnicities were 55.0% European/Pākehā, 6.7% Māori, 3.2% Pacific peoples, 40.0% Asian, and 3.4% other ethnicities (totals add to more than 100% since people could identify with multiple ethnicities).

The proportion of people born overseas was 46.8%, compared with 27.1% nationally.

Although some people objected to giving their religion, 51.8% had no religion, 34.4% were Christian, and 8.7% had other religions.

Of those at least 15 years old, 3,123 (36.2%) people had a bachelor or higher degree, and 804 (9.3%) people had no formal qualifications. The employment status of those at least 15 was that 4,542 (52.6%) people were employed full-time, 1,308 (15.2%) were part-time, and 288 (3.3%) were unemployed.[3]

Education[edit]

Sunnybrae Normal School and Willow Park School are coeducational contributing primary (years 1-6) schools with rolls of 405 and 703 respectively, as of November 2020.[4][5][6] Willow Park was established in 1967.[7]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.northshorecity.govt.nz/Suburbs/PDFs/SuburbSearch/city_web_suburb.pdf[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Gregory's Auckland & Surrounds Street Directory (3rd ed.). 2008. p. map 57. ISBN 978-0-7319-2048-8.
  3. ^ a b "Statistical area 1 dataset for 2018 Census". Statistics New Zealand. March 2020. Hillcrest North (Auckland) (125600), Hillcrest West (Auckland) (125800) and Hillcrest East (Auckland) (126200). 2018 Census place summary: Hillcrest North (Auckland) 2018 Census place summary: Hillcrest West (Auckland) 2018 Census place summary: Hillcrest East (Auckland)
  4. ^ "New Zealand Schools Directory". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 23 February 2020.
  5. ^ Education Counts: Sunnybrae Normal School
  6. ^ Education Counts: Willowpark School
  7. ^ "Willow Park Home Page". Retrieved 17 January 2009. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°47′23″S 174°44′00″E / 36.78972°S 174.73333°E / -36.78972; 174.73333