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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Highland Citywas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Highland City
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.