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Moving to Hillcrest

Hillcrest is a popular San Diego neighborhood located on the north side of the city, near Balboa Park. The area is best known for its diverse and friendly population, and a large number of cafes, restaurants, and small businesses.

Wondering, “Where can I find a good moving company?”? Move Central has completed over 25,000 moves in California and has a 97% referral rate from our happy, satisfied customers. Let our professional team of experienced movers make your relocation to Hillcrest worry-free.

There are currently about 35,000 people living in Hillcrest, making it one of the most densely populated communities in San Diego. It’s also one of the most diverse San Diego neighborhoods, with 48% of the population identifying as Hispanic and 4% identifying as Native American (compared to less than 1% across California.) Hillcrest thrives from its diversity, which has made this community a cultural hub for many ethnicities.

This area in San Diego is also ideal for young professionals. The median rent in Hillcrest is about $1,500, which is almost $700 less than the San Diego average rent. The commute to work opportunities in downtown San Diego is short, and there’s a vibrant night-life that’s perfect for meeting new friends.

Hillcrest is also a major San Diego center for the LGBTQ+ movement. Down on Harvey Milk Street, you’ll find the San Diego LGBTQ+ Community Center. Around the neighborhood, you’ll see rainbow flags and meet friendly neighbors who are ready to welcome you with open arms. Hillcrest also hosts San Diego’s annual Pride Parade every June, which is one of the largest Pride celebrations in the country!

San Diego is the Craft Beer Capital of America and Hillcrest contributes with the world’s first openly gay brewery, Hillcrest Brewing Company. The area is also a top choice for food lovers, featuring diverse and delicious restaurants, and San Diego’s largest farmers’ market, providing home cooks with all the fresh ingredients they need.

Need some advice on where to eat in Hillcrest? One local favorite is the Kous Kous Moroccan Bistro, where you can enjoy traditional Moroccan dishes like Chicken Tagine and Fassi Lamb. Just a couple blocks away, you’ll find the Fig Tree Cafe, which offers a variety of breakfast and lunch options, including five different takes on the classic Eggs Benedict. Like we said, if you’re a foodie, you’re going to love living in Hillcrest, CA.

Dedicated Moving Services

Why should you hire Move Central for your Hillcrest moving experience? Because we put our customers first. From the first box packed to the last one unloaded, we’re a trusted partner who will be by your side to ensure your move is effortless.

Some people love packing, but let’s be honest: most people find it boring, arduous, and often, overwhelming. Most folks don’t even realize how much they really own until they’re facing down box after box. That’s why Move Central offers full-service packing options for any move. We’ll pack everything from kitchen wares to clothing, so you can sit back and relax.

Moving locally is a big deal, but moving long distance can be even tougher. You may already be anxious about your new city, or moving far away from family and friends; why worry about the safety of your belongings on top of all that? Move Central gives you the confidence you need to make the move, with flat-rate pricing, transportation options to fit every budget, and a dedicated team that will be with you every step of the way.

As a locally owned California business, we’re also here to support other SMBs in the San Diego area. Whether you’re opening a new office or moving your storefront to a bigger location as you grow, we can help make your commercial move in Hillcrest a breeze. We’ll handle everything from the heavy lifting to inventory management, so you can stay focused on your employees and customers.

So, is relocating to Hillcrest the right “move” for you? We hope so! If you have any questions about this fantastic San Diego neighborhood or want to get started with a free moving quote, give us a call at (858) 230-8281, and we’ll be happy to help.

 

 

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Demographic Info for Hillcrest, CA
31,066
Population
40 years
Median Age
$546,800
Median Home Value
$62,092
Average Household Income
22.3 minutes
Average Commute
1.70 people
Average Household Size
Schools in Hillcrest, CA
4345 Campus Ave.
San Diego, CA 92103
Type: Elementary School
3914 First Ave.
San Diego, CA 92103
Type: Elementary School
1425 Washington Pl.
San Diego, CA 92103
Type: Elementary School
4100 Normal St. Annex 14
San Diego, CA 92103
Type: Alternative School
1323 W Spruce St
San Diego, CA 92103
Type: Private School
211 Maple St.
San Diego, CA 92103
Type: Elementary School
Places to Eat in Hillcrest, CA
Snooze, An A.M. Eatery
Snooze, An A.M. Eatery
3940 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
Yelp Rating for Snooze, An A.M. Eatery
Hash House A Go Go
Hash House A Go Go
3628 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
Yelp Rating for Hash House A Go Go
Bronx Pizza
Bronx Pizza
111 Washington St
San Diego, CA 92103
Yelp Rating for Bronx Pizza
Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill
Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill
3667 India St
San Diego, CA 92103
Yelp Rating for Blue Water Seafood Market & Grill
Lucha Libre Gourmet Taco Shop
Lucha Libre Gourmet Taco Shop
1810 W Washington St
San Diego, CA 92103
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CUCINA urbana
CUCINA urbana
505 Laurel St
San Diego, CA 92101
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Things to Do in Hillcrest, CA
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA, USA
4.8 
San Diego Zoo
2920 Zoo Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
4.7 
Marston House Museum
3525 7th Ave, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
4.7 
Hillcrest Pride Flag
1500 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
4.7 
USS Midway Museum
910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
4.8 
J A Cooley Museum
4233 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
4.7 

our clients feedback

  • Started out as not the best experience, but the owner Stan stepped in and rectified all the of issues. Nice to see he stands by his business and its reputation. I will use them again and would confidently recommend them to anyone moving!

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    Julie Anderson
    1 year ago

    5 star ratingI've had the pleasure of contracting Move Central for several moves now.  Each time they have been consistent with providing professional services, conscientious & polite movers, clean trucks & an enjoyable experience.  I have been happy to refer them to my clients, as well as friends/family.  This is the type... read more

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    Tugg S.
    1 year ago

    5 star ratingWas not the best experience starting out, but the owner Stan stepped in and rectified all the issues. Good to see how he stands by his business and its reputation. I would actually use them again and recommend them for any move!

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    Julie A.
    1 year ago
  • 5 star ratingMartin, Isaac, and Eddie were the best movers I've ever had. We were their second job for the day and they had to have been exhausted, but were so efficient. I used to be a travel nurse and have moved several times in my past and have dealt with many... read more

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    Kelsey M.
    1 year ago

    5 star ratingThe crew I had today with my delivery Frank and Adam not only did they call me 1 hour before arrival as requested, they unloaded my belongings with care and consideration. They work well together and even scoped the BEST method to use before touching anything.. THEY ROCK.. will definitely... read more

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    Raven S.
    1 year ago

    5 star ratingWonderful experience with this company!  My wife and I recently moved from San Diego to the Bay Area.  The Move Central management team and movers were amazing.  They were very courteous and went above and beyond to make sure we were happy with their services.  My wife is 7 months... read more

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    Bryan T.
    1 year ago
  • 5 star ratingI don't even know where to begin. Wanted to say thanks to Manny, Jaime, and Isaac (sorry if I butchered any of your names) first of all. These guys did an amazing job on one of the hottest days and they did all while laughing and joking around with us.... read more

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