|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Highlands is 4,636. Highlands, New Jersey is the 5,018th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Highlands was in 2000, when its population was 5,090. In 2000, Highlands was the 4,363rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,018th largest city in the US. Highlands is currently 8.9% smaller than it was in 2000.
Highlands has shrunk 8.9% since the year 2000. Highlands, New Jersey's growth is extremely below average. 85% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|4873||Spring Lake Heights||4,887||-6.7%|
|4910||Point Pleasant Beach||4,828||-9.1%|
|4930||South Bound Brook||4,804||7.8%|
|5172||Egg Harbor City||4,396||-3.0%|
|5012||Pilot Point, Texas||4,651||30.0%|
|5018||Highlands, New Jersey||4,636||-8.9%|
|5019||West Pittston, Pennsylvania||4,636||-8.2%|
|5023||Randleman, North Carolina||4,631||28.8%|
|5024||Weaverville, North Carolina||4,631||58.0%|
The total voting age population of Highlands, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,895. The voting age population is 52.3% male and 47.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.8% of the residents of Highlands are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Highlands are 87.6% White, 5.1% Asian, 4.6% Two or more races, 2.6% Black and 0.1% Other. Additionally, 2.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Highlands, 7.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 4.1%. On a per-household basis, 3.5% of families are below the poverty line in Highlands.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.4% of Highlands residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.6% of Highlands residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 32.9% have a bachelor's degree and 18.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Highlands residents aged 5 and older, 8.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Highlands is 3.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Highlands, 10.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Highlands is $60,638.
In Highlands, 62.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.2% of housing units in Highlands.
Of all the housing units in Highlands, 35.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Highlands, 7.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 250 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Highlands is $1,217.
In Highlands, 73.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.