Highland is a city located in Madison County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 9,844, it is the 223rd largest city in Illinois and the 3142nd largest city in the United States . Highland is currently growing at a rate of 0.05% annually but its population has decreased by -0.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,919 in 2010. Highland reached it's highest population of 9,967 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Highland has a population density of 1,469 people per square mile.
The average household income in Highland is $72,336 with a poverty rate of 9.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $725 per month, and the median house value is $152,100. The median age in Highland is 38.5 years, 35.6 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.