The City of Highland had a population of 10,021 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Highland is located at latitude 38.7706 and longitude -89.6827 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Highland (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.54 sq. miles and a water area of 1.03 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 528 feet.
The City of Highland (GNIS ID: 2394375) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Highland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||9,824|
|Population in Familes||8,059|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||197|
|Average Household Size||2.41|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,367 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,803 (64.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,279 (29.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||285 ( 6.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$182,440|
|Average Home Value||$207,581|
|Median Household Income||$58,286|
|Average Household Income||$71,589|
|Per Capita Income||$28,796|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.03%|
|Per Capita Income||2.53%|
The table below compares Highland to the other 1,367 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 223||84th|
|Population Density1||# 455||67th|
|Diversity Index2||# 865||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 464||66th|
|Per Capita Income||# 411||70th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.