East Highland Park, Virginia Population 2024

16,499

East Highland Park is a city located in Henrico County and Richmond city Virginia. East Highland Park has a 2024 population of 16,499. East Highland Park is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by 0% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,499 in 2020.

The average household income in East Highland Park is $79,791 with a poverty rate of 13.25%. The median age in East Highland Park is 40.7 years: 40.4 years for males, and 41 years for females.

East Highland Park Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Highland Park was:

  • Black or African American: 85.92%
  • White: 8.87%
  • Two or more races: 4.72%
  • Asian: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
8.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,878.20/sq mi
The current population of East Highland Park, Virginia is 16,499 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,499.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American14,17685.92%
White1,4648.87%
Two or more races7784.72%
Asian810.49%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

East Highland Park Population by Race

East Highland Park Population Pyramid 2024

East Highland Park Median Age

40.7

Total

40.4

Male

41

Female

East Highland Park Adults

There are 13,066 adults, (2,546 of whom are seniors) in East Highland Park.

East Highland Park Age Dependency

56.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

East Highland Park Sex Ratio

Female8,68152.62%
Male7,81847.38%

East Highland Park Population by Age

East Highland Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,5552.5168.531.5
Non Family2,4371.367.832.2
Married2,2443.277426
Female1,4793.3461.538.5
Male3952.5668.131.9

3.12

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

68.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Highland Park Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade9357.96%
Associates Degree8837.51%
Bachelors Degree1,59413.56%
Graduate Degree9327.93%
High School Graduate4,23236.01%
Less Than 9th Grade2031.73%
Some College2,97225.29%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East Highland Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Highland Park Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black10,1939,2512,083
White1,120966374
2+ Races36233424
Hispanic15814646
Asian39258

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 92.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.39%.

East Highland Park Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$56,940$66,172$55,133
Graduate Degree$57,215$0$56,726
High School Graduate$36,000$45,054$32,684
Less Than 9th Grade$19,792$17,765$31,021
Overall$43,899$44,839$43,264
Some College$43,620$45,397$42,209

$43,899

Average Earnings

$44,839

Average Male

$43,264

Average Female

East Highland Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Highland Park Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Highland Park Language

95.37% of East Highland Park residents speak only English, while 4.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.26% of the population.

East Highland Park Language

East Highland Park Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black14,1551,46010.31%
Multiple76242355.51%
Hispanic45933172.11%
White1,42222515.82%
Asian817390.12%

13.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.29%

Male Poverty Rate

14.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Highland Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Highland Park is Asian, with 90.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Highland Park is Black, with 10.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.1%.

East Highland Park Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.92%
High School13.16%
Some College4.44%
Bachelors or Greater3.45%

East Highland Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed87.64%
Male Unemployed14.24%
Male Employed6.07%
Female Employed4.02%

East Highland Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Highland Park Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$81,870$88,800
Households$70,395$79,791
Married Families$109,063$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,138$60,200

mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Highland Park Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

30.9%

Female Marriage Rate

East Highland Park Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Highland Park Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

East Highland Park Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Highland Park Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,151

Number of Veterans

1,051

Male Veterans

100

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam269
First Gulf War244
Second Gulf War173
Korea50
World War II16

East Highland Park Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74325
55 to 64308
35 to 54258
75+199
18 to 3461

East Highland Park Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black1,0489.26%
White1037.87%
Hispanic63.8%

East Highland Park Veterans by Race

East Highland Park Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Highland Park Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.9%

Labor Force Participation

69%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

East Highland Park Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Highland Park Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Highland Park Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.42%

Born in East Highland Park

97.7%

Native Born

2.3%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

0.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.7% of East Highland Park residents were born in the United States, with 77.42% having been born in Virginia. 1.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

East Highland Park Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202416,49900%
202316,49900%
202216,499-170-1.02%
202116,6691701.03%
202016,4991,0016.46%
201915,498-94-0.6%
201815,5923162.07%
201715,2765793.94%
201614,697-36-0.24%
201514,7334983.5%
201414,235-390-2.67%
201314,6256854.91%
201213,940-556-3.84%
201114,496-300-2.03%
201014,79600%

East Highland Park Population by Year