Statewide Claims to Fame

Highland is 8th in Indiana out of 127 other cities in Population density (people per sqmi)

Highland is 13th in Indiana out of 115 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Highland is 15th in Indiana out of 127 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Highland is 16th in Indiana out of 127 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Highland is 18th in Indiana out of 127 other cities in Income per capita

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Highland Rank Indiana US
Current population (2012) 23,458 39th 6,537,334 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.9 73rd 35,826.1 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,420.8 8th 181 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Highland Rank Indiana US
Residents younger than 5 5.1% 118th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.9% 116th 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 17.3% 16th 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Highland Rank Indiana US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 93.2% 21st 86.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 26.9% 29th 22.7% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Highland Rank Indiana US
Race - White 88.6% 79th 86.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 4.2% 38th 9.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 90th 0.4% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.6% 30th 1.8% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 40th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.0% 51st 1.8% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 12.8% 15th 6.3% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 80.2% 95th 81.0% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Highland Rank Indiana US
Female residents 52.0% 50th 50.8% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 5.6% 38th 4.5% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Highland Rank Indiana US
Housing units 10,335 38th 2,800,614 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 21.9% 65th 18.5% 25.9%
Households 9,806 38th 2,472,870 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 76.3% 25th 71.1% 66.1%
Home median value $154,900 21st $123,300 $186,200
People per household 2.4 75th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Highland Rank Indiana US
Income per capita $29,766 18th $24,497 $27,915
Income per household $60,913 23rd $48,393 $52,762
Income below poverty line 7.0% 107th 14.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Highland Rank Indiana US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,132 31st 482,847 27,092,908
Retail sales $705,188 27th $78,745,589 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $31,111 13th $12,408 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $38,973 44th $11,669,759 $613,795,732

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