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