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