Highland Heights, Kentucky Population 2022

6,610
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Highland Heights is a city located in Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 6,610, it is the 69th largest city in Kentucky and the 5544th largest city in the United States. Highland Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -10.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,372 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Highland Heights has a population density of 2,523 people per square mile.

The average household income in Highland Heights is $53,901 with a poverty rate of 23.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $912 per month, and the median house value is $121,700. The median age in Highland Heights is 25 years, 25.1 years for males, and 24.7 years for females.

Highland Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 87.22%
  • Black or African American: 5.91%
  • Asian: 4.19%
  • Two or more races: 1.80%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Highland Heights, Kentucky is 6,610 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,372.

Highland Heights, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Highland Heights Population by Race

Highland Heights Population Pyramid 2022

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Highland Heights Median Age

24.6


Total

24.5


Male

24.8


Female

Highland Heights Adults

There are 6,618 adults, (1,039 of whom are seniors) in Highland Heights.

Highland Heights Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland Heights Sex Ratio

Female

4,100

55.62%

Male

3,272

44.38%

Highland Heights Population by Age

Highland Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Highland Heights Household Types

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Highland Heights Households and Families

2.78

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Highland Heights Households by Type

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Highland Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Highland Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Highland Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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$30,756

Average Earnings

$42,092

Average Male

$26,477

Average Female

Highland Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Highland Heights Language by Age

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Highland Heights Language

92.23% of Highland Heights residents speak only English, while 7.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.67% of the population.

Highland Heights Language

Highland Heights Poverty by Race

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23.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.91%

Male Poverty Rate

25.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highland Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highland Heights is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highland Heights is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 55.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.90%.

Highland Heights Poverty

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Highland Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Highland Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Highland Heights Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Highland Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

24.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

24.8%

Male Marriage Rate

23.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Highland Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Highland Heights Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Highland Heights Marital Status by Race

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Highland Heights Marital Status

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251

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Highland Heights Veterans by War

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Highland Heights Veterans by Age

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Highland Heights Veterans by Race

Highland Heights Veterans by Education

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19.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland Heights Veterans by Education

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58.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Highland Heights Employment by Age

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Highland Heights Employment by Race

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Highland Heights 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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54.25%

Born in Highland Heights

93.14%

Native Born

6.86%

Foreign Born

6.19%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.14% of Highland Heights residents were born in the United States, with 54.25% having been born in Kentucky. 6.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Highland Heights Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Highland Heights Population by Year