Highland, Kansas Population 2020

991

Highland is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 991, it is the 195th largest city in Kansas and the 10339th largest city in the United States. Highland is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually and its population has decreased by -2.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,012 in 2010. Highland reached it's highest population of 1,019 in 2011. Spanning over 1 miles, Highland has a population density of 1,886 people per square mile.

The average household income in Highland is $61,390 with a poverty rate of 13.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $533 per month, and the median house value is $77,900. The median age in Highland is 19.8 years, 19.7 years for males, and 20 years for females. For every 100 females there are 114.7 males.

Highland Demographics

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

  • White: 63.24%
  • Black or African American: 31.06%
  • Native American: 3.65%
  • Two or more races: 1.50%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Other race: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Highland, Kansas is 991, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White67663.24%
Black or African American33231.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native393.65%
Two or More Races161.50%
Asian40.37%
Some Other Race20.19%

Highland Population Pyramid 2020

Highland Median Age

19.8


Total

19.7


Male

20


Female

Highland Adults

There are 972 adults, (104 of whom are seniors) in Highland.

Highland Age Dependency

23.2

Age Dependency Ratio

12

Old Age Dependency Ratio

11.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland Sex Ratio

Female

498

46.59%

Male

571

53.41%

Highland Households and Families

Highland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Highland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married94.5%5.5%
All66.8%33.2%
Female45.5%54.5%
Non Family40.4%59.6%

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1932.3166.8
Married913.0994.5
Non Family891.4840.4
Female112.6445.5
Male22100

2.97

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

2.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Highland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade41.24%
9th to 12th Grade61.86%
High School Graduate9529.50%
Some College7322.67%
Associates Degree4814.91%
Bachelors Degree6419.88%
Graduate Degree329.94%

Highland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White29928994
Native American13131
Hispanic1010
Black881
Multiple Races22

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 white people with a rate of 31.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,545$38,750$29,821
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$32,955$35,938$29,375
Some College$30,341$32,386$25,000
Bachelors Degree$42,500$44,375$40,625
Graduate Degree$48,750$58,750$45,625

$34,545

Average Earnings

$38,750

Average Male

$29,821

Average Female

Highland Language

Highland Language by Age

Highland Language

97.51% of Highland residents speak only English, while 2.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.15% of the population.

Highland Poverty

Highland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4285813.55%
Multiple3266.67%
Black2150.00%

13.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.00%

Male Poverty Rate

15.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highland is Multiple, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highland is White, with 13.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.54%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.00%
Bachelors or Greater8.99%
Some College6.61%
High School4.35%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed15.38%
Male Employed11.28%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Highland Income

Highland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,625$61,390
Families$66,250$78,480
Married Families$71,750-
Non Families$35,625$38,797

Highland Marital Status

Highland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

19.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

19.9%

Male Marriage Rate

19.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Highland Married by Age and Sex

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

Highland Veterans

46

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam24
First Gulf War10
World War II8
Second Gulf War6
Korea

$Highland Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland Employment Status

50.9%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Highland Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

43.31%

Born in Kansas

98.69%

Native Born

1.31%

Foreign Born

0.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.69% of Highland residents were born in the United States, with 43.31% having been born in Kansas. 0.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020991-5-0.50%
2019996-5-0.50%
20181,00110.10%
20171,000-5-0.50%
20161,005-4-0.40%
20151,009-5-0.49%
20141,014-1-0.10%
20131,015-1-0.10%
20121,016-3-0.29%
20111,01910.10%
20101,0180.00%