Highland, Kansas Population 2021

983
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Highland is a city located in Doniphan County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 983, it is the 195th largest city in Kansas and the 10366th largest city in the United States . Highland is currently declining at a rate of -0.61% annually and its population has decreased by -2.87% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,012 in 2010. Highland reached it's highest population of 1,020 in 2011. Spanning over 1 miles, Highland has a population density of 1,871 people per square mile.

The average household income in Highland is $63,273 with a poverty rate of 15.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $537 per month, and the median house value is $77,100. The median age in Highland is 19.9 years, 19.9 years for males, and 19.9 years for females.

Highland Demographics

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

  • White: 63.89%
  • Black or African American: 31.42%
  • Native American: 2.43%
  • Two or more races: 1.74%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Other race: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Highland, Kansas is 983 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,001.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,012.

Highland, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White73663.89%
Black or African American36231.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native282.43%
Two or More Races201.74%
Asian40.35%
Some Other Race20.17%
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Highland Population by Race

Highland Population Pyramid $2021

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Highland Median Age

19.9


Total

19.9


Male

19.9


Female

Highland Adults

There are 1,047 adults, (131 of whom are seniors) in Highland.

Highland Age Dependency

25.8

Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

11.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland Sex Ratio

Female

523

45.40%

Male

629

54.60%

Highland Population by Age

Highland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Highland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married91.9%8.1%
All67.3%32.7%
Female50%50%
Non Family41.3%58.7%

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Highland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2052.3467.3
Married993.191.9
Non Family921.4941.3
Female102.750
Male42100

2.97

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Highland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade51.47%
9th to 12th Grade102.95%
High School Graduate10230.09%
Some College6117.99%
Associates Degree4312.68%
Bachelors Degree7321.53%
Graduate Degree4513.27%
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Highland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Highland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White334319115
Native American332
2+ Races11
Black111

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Highland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,500$38,750$28,889
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$33,250$36,250$29,375
Some College$28,750$43,750$25,938
Bachelors Degree$39,107$38,750$39,250
Graduate Degree$47,188$51,250$45,625

$34,500

Average Earnings

$38,750

Average Male

$28,889

Average Female

Highland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Highland Language by Age

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Highland Language

95.41% of Highland residents speak only English, while 4.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.03% of the population.

Highland Language

Highland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4727315.47%
Multiple2150.00%
Black2150.00%

15.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.61%

Male Poverty Rate

16.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highland is Black, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highland is White, with 15.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.55%.

Highland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.33%
High School10.98%
Some College6.73%
Bachelors or Greater6.67%

Highland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed18.81%
Male Employed13.38%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Highland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Highland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,750$63,273
Families$66,875$81,288
Married Families$72,083-
Non Families$31,250$37,505
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Income by Household Type

Highland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

19.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

19.6%

Male Marriage Rate

19.9%

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

Highland Marital Status by Race

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Highland Marital Status

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38

Number of Veterans

36

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam21
First Gulf War8
World War II5
Second Gulf War4
Korea

Highland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7421
75+9
35 to 546
55 to 642
18 to 34

Highland Veterans by Age

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Highland Veterans by Race

Highland Veterans by Education

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5.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland Veterans by Education

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52.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

9.2%

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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39.93%

Born in Highland

98.87%

Native Born

1.13%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.87% of Highland residents were born in the United States, with 39.93% having been born in Kansas. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Highland Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021983-6-0.61%
2020989-6-0.60%
2019995-6-0.60%
20181,00120.20%
2017999-7-0.70%
20161,006-6-0.59%
20151,012-2-0.20%
20141,014-1-0.10%
20131,015-1-0.10%
20121,016-4-0.39%
20111,02020.20%
20101,0180.00%

Highland Population by Year