Highland City, Florida Population 2022

10,602
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Highland City is a city located in Polk County Florida. Highland City has a 2020 population of 10,602. Highland City is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -2.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,834 in 2010.

The average household income in Highland City is $87,578 with a poverty rate of 8.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,098 per month, and the median house value is $167,300. The median age in Highland City is 37.9 years, 37.2 years for males, and 40.1 years for females.

Highland City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Highland Citywas:

  • White: 82.91%
  • Black or African American: 7.23%
  • Other race: 5.51%
  • Asian: 2.41%
  • Two or more races: 1.57%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Highland City, Florida is 10,602 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,602.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,834.

Highland City, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,79082.91%
Black or African American7677.23%
Some Other Race5845.51%
Asian2562.41%
Two or More Races1661.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native390.37%
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Highland City Population by Race

Highland City Population Pyramid $2022

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Highland City Median Age

37.9


Total

37.2


Male

40.1


Female

Highland City Adults

There are 8,065 adults, (1,398 of whom are seniors) in Highland City.

Highland City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland City Sex Ratio

Female

5,564

52.48%

Male

5,038

47.52%

Highland City Population by Age

Highland City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Highland City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female56.3%43.7%
Male68%32%
All79.1%20.9%
Non Family79.1%20.9%
Married84.1%15.9%

79.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Highland City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6272.9279.1
Married2,1863.384.1
Non Family8991.4279.1
Female4143.7456.3
Male1284.268

3.31

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

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Highland City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1391.90%
9th to 12th Grade3735.11%
High School Graduate2,43833.41%
Some College1,25017.13%
Associates Degree96713.25%
Bachelors Degree1,36318.68%
Graduate Degree76710.51%
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Highland City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Highland City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,4695,0981,522
Hispanic993888286
Black452425147
Other Race38631210
Asian207198138
2+ Races414134
Native American222222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Highland City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,902$49,688$39,014
Less Than 9th Grade$56,184$57,105$50,313
High School Graduate$30,882$35,813$28,269
Some College$37,083$39,362$33,578
Bachelors Degree$53,011$64,074$46,216
Graduate Degree$63,553$81,458$60,081

$41,902

Average Earnings

$49,688

Average Male

$39,014

Average Female

Highland City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Highland City Language by Age

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Highland City Language

84.56% of Highland City residents speak only English, while 15.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.44% of the population.

Highland City Language

Highland City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,5865667.46%
Black76717522.82%
Hispanic1,6501257.58%
Other59NaN%
Asian2563915.23%
Multiple1391913.67%

8.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.58%

Male Poverty Rate

6.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highland City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highland City is Black, with 22.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highland City is Hispanic, with 7.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.14%.

Highland City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.21%
High School9.15%
Bachelors or Greater6.81%
Some College6.77%

Highland City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed33.58%
Male Unemployed31.20%
Male Employed5.90%
Female Employed1.59%

Highland City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Highland City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,563$87,578
Families$78,147$94,472
Married Families$84,130-
Non Families$49,306$61,527
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Income by Household Type

Highland City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Highland City Married by Age and Sex

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Highland City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Highland City Marital Status by Race

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Highland City Marital Status

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741

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War230
Vietnam221
Second Gulf War145
Korea21
World War II

Highland City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54241
65 to 74193
55 to 64156
75+137
18 to 3414

Highland City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6849.99%
Hispanic484.02%
Black428.43%
Other Race153.81%

Highland City Veterans by Race

Highland City Veterans by Education

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12.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland City Veterans by Education

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63.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Highland City Employment by Age

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Highland City Employment by Race

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Highland City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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49.07%

Born in Highland City

90.99%

Native Born

9.01%

Foreign Born

2.29%

Non Citizen

6.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.99% of Highland City residents were born in the United States, with 49.07% having been born in Florida. 2.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Highland City Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202210,6020.00%
202110,6020.00%
202010,6020.00%
201910,602-39-0.37%
201810,6412552.46%
201710,3862862.83%
201610,100-20-0.20%
201510,120800.80%
201410,040680.68%
20139,9724024.20%
20129,570-535-5.29%
201110,105-729-6.73%
201010,8340.00%

Highland City Population by Year