Highland Falls, New York Population 2022

3,823
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Highland Falls is a city located in Orange County New York. Highland Falls has a 2020 population of 3,823. Highland Falls is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually and its population has decreased by -1.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,891 in 2010.

The average household income in Highland Falls is $102,774 with a poverty rate of 5.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,305 per month, and the median house value is $231,700. The median age in Highland Falls is 41.7 years, 42.2 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Highland Falls Demographics

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

  • White: 62.09%
  • Black or African American: 20.46%
  • Asian: 6.51%
  • Two or more races: 6.25%
  • Other race: 4.37%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Highland Falls, New York is 3,823 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,823.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,891.

Highland Falls, New York Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,38562.09%
Black or African American78620.46%
Asian2506.51%
Two or More Races2406.25%
Some Other Race1684.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.31%
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Highland Falls Population by Race

Highland Falls Population Pyramid $2022

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Highland Falls Median Age

41.7


Total

42.2


Male

41.5


Female

Highland Falls Adults

There are 3,050 adults, (520 of whom are seniors) in Highland Falls.

Highland Falls Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland Falls Sex Ratio

Female

1,891

49.23%

Male

1,950

50.77%

Highland Falls Population by Age

Highland Falls Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Highland Falls Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family30.9%69.1%
Male43.8%56.3%
All52.4%47.6%
Female52.6%47.4%
Married77.9%22.1%

52.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Highland Falls Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5952.4152.4
Non Family8101.2130.9
Married6913.6677.9
Female783.652.6
Male162.7543.8

3.61

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Highland Falls Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade451.65%
9th to 12th Grade1646.00%
High School Graduate72426.50%
Some College40614.86%
Associates Degree1967.17%
Bachelors Degree66524.34%
Graduate Degree53219.47%
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Highland Falls Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Highland Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5281,447665
Black558491192
Hispanic306247107
Asian218206176
2+ Races12312348
Other Race1067449

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.73%.

Highland Falls Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,796$72,014$34,464
Less Than 9th Grade$20,333$$
High School Graduate$50,729$54,309$37,716
Some College$37,557$53,125$34,063
Bachelors Degree$48,245$74,875$31,307
Graduate Degree$86,019$109,773$70,417

$52,796

Average Earnings

$72,014

Average Male

$34,464

Average Female

Highland Falls Earnings by Educational Attainment

Highland Falls Language by Age

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Highland Falls Language

79.18% of Highland Falls residents speak only English, while 20.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.66% of the population.

Highland Falls Language

Highland Falls Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,1031507.13%
Hispanic432327.41%
Black786293.69%
Other20NaN%

5.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.85%

Male Poverty Rate

5.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highland Falls

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highland Falls is White, with 7.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highland Falls is Hispanic, with 7.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.29%.

Highland Falls Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.22%
High School10.91%
Some College5.65%
Bachelors or Greater2.51%

Highland Falls Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.97%
Female Employed1.86%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Highland Falls Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Highland Falls Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$86,750$102,774
Families$119,018$131,234
Married Families$130,764-
Non Families$56,579$74,664
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Income by Household Type

Highland Falls Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Highland Falls Married by Age and Sex

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Highland Falls 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 35-44.

Highland Falls Marital Status by Race

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Highland Falls Marital Status

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428

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War123
Vietnam79
Second Gulf War69
Korea42
World War II11

Highland Falls Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64145
35 to 54109
75+87
65 to 7447
18 to 3440

Highland Falls Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White25013.69%
Black11218.64%
2+ Races6655.00%
Hispanic112.98%

Highland Falls Veterans by Race

Highland Falls Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland Falls Veterans by Education

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72.1%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Highland Falls Employment by Age

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Highland Falls Employment by Race

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Highland Falls 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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60.61%

Born in Highland Falls

84.95%

Native Born

15.05%

Foreign Born

6.93%

Non Citizen

8.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.95% of Highland Falls residents were born in the United States, with 60.61% having been born in New York. 6.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Highland Falls Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20223,823-2-0.05%
20213,825-2-0.05%
20203,827-2-0.05%
20193,829-2-0.05%
20183,83120.05%
20173,82940.10%
20163,825-5-0.13%
20153,830-2-0.05%
20143,832-2-0.05%
20133,834-16-0.42%
20123,850-28-0.72%
20113,878-13-0.33%
20103,8912130.56%
20003,678-259-0.68%
19903,937-250-0.61%
19804,187-451-1.02%
19704,6381690.37%
19604,4695391.29%
19503,9302190.58%
19403,7118012.46%
19302,9103221.18%
19202,5880.00%

Highland Falls Population by Year