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Highland, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Highland had a population of 10,025 as of July 1, 2016.

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.

The City of Highland is located within Township of Saline, a minor civil division (MCD) of Madison County.

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, 2016.


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City of Highland, IL Boundary Map



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Highland, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 10,025
Population in Households 9,826
Population in Familes 8,049
Population in Group Qrtrs 199
Population Density1 1,533
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,073
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,730
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,364 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,804 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,269 (29.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 291 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $146,330
Average Home Value $160,258
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,633
Average Household Income $72,565
Per Capita Income $29,503
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.05%
Households 0.21% 0.09%
Families 0.56% -0.02%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Highland, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Highland to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 224 84th
Population Density1 # 452 67th
Diversity Index2 # 859 37th
Median Household Income # 546 60th
Per Capita Income # 391 71st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.