Highland, Illinois Population 2022

10,005
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Highland is a city located in Madison County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 10,005, it is the 223rd largest city in Illinois and the 4130th largest city in the United States. Highland is currently growing at a rate of 0.07% annually but its population has decreased by -1.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,122 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Highland has a population density of 1,493 people per square mile.

The average household income in Highland is $72,336 with a poverty rate of 7.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $739 per month, and the median house value is $154,300. The median age in Highland is 38.5 years, 35.6 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Highland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Highlandwas:

  • White: 93.48%
  • Black or African American: 2.53%
  • Asian: 2.52%
  • Two or more races: 1.46%
  • Other race: 0.01%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Highland, Illinois is 10,005 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,122.

Highland, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

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Highland Population by Race

Highland Population Pyramid 2022

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Highland Median Age

39.5


Total

37.7


Male

42


Female

Highland Adults

There are 7,977 adults, (1,898 of whom are seniors) in Highland.

Highland Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland Sex Ratio

Female

5,109

50.47%

Male

5,013

49.53%

Highland Population by Age

Highland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Highland Household Types

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Highland Households and Families

2.87

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Highland Households by Type

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Highland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Highland 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 2+ races people with a rate of 62.00%.

Highland Educational Attainment by Race

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$41,764

Average Earnings

$54,323

Average Male

$33,411

Average Female

Highland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Highland Language by Age

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Highland Language

95.40% of Highland residents speak only English, while 4.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.86% of the population.

Highland Language

Highland Poverty by Race

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7.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.71%

Male Poverty Rate

8.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highland

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

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.83%.

Highland Poverty

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Highland Poverty Rate by Education

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Highland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Highland Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Highland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Highland Married by Age and Sex

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Highland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Highland Marital Status by Race

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Highland Marital Status

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725

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Highland Veterans by War

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Highland Veterans by Age

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Highland Veterans by Race

Highland Veterans by Education

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3.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland Veterans by Education

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66.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Highland Employment by Age

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Highland Employment by Race

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Highland 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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72.39%

Born in Highland

97.92%

Native Born

2.08%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

1.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.92% of Highland residents were born in the United States, with 72.39% having been born in Illinois. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Highland Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Highland Population by Year