|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Hightstown is 5,871. Hightstown, New Jersey is the 4,382nd largest city in the US.
Hightstown is located entirely in Mercer County.
The peak population of Hightstown was in 2020, when its population was 5,887. In 2020, Hightstown was the 4,378th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,382nd largest city in the US. Hightstown is currently 0.3% smaller than it was in 2020.
Hightstown has grown 12.3% since the 2000. Hightstown, New Jersey is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 62% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Hightstown has a population density of 4,536.7 people per square mile.
|4377||Pass Christian, Mississippi||5,882||-10.7%|
|4378||Salamanca, New York||5,882||-3.3%|
|4379||Belmar, New Jersey||5,881||-2.9%|
|4380||Estes Park, Colorado||5,880||5.7%|
|4382||Hightstown, New Jersey||5,871||12.3%|
|4385||District Heights, Maryland||5,867||-3.9%|
|4386||Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico||5,866||7.9%|
|4387||Watford City, North Dakota||5,866||311.3%|
The total voting age population of Hightstown, New Jersey, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,423. The voting age population is 45.6% male and 54.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.0% of the residents of Hightstown are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Hightstown are 81.4% White, 12.1% Black, 4.5% Asian and 1.9% Other. Additionally, 29.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Hightstown, 10.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 13.8%. On a per-household basis, 8.4% of families are below the poverty line in Hightstown.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.7% of Hightstown residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.4% of Hightstown residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 41.0% have a bachelor's degree and 14.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Hightstown residents aged 5 and older, 36.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 27.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Hightstown is 5.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Hightstown, 13.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Hightstown is $80,410.
In Hightstown, 62.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 37.8% of housing units in Hightstown.
Of all the housing units in Hightstown, 32.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Hightstown, 10.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Hightstown is $1,458.
In Hightstown, 76.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.