Highland, New York Population 2021

5,707
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Highland is a city located in Ulster County New York. Highland has a 2020 population of 5,707. Highland is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,647 in 2010. Highland reached it's highest population of 5,707 in 2019.

The average household income in Highland is $83,400 with a poverty rate of 10.30%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,515 per month, and the median house value is $226,100. The median age in Highland is 46.9 years, 45.4 years for males, and 49.4 years for females.

Highland Demographics

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

  • White: 84.88%
  • Black or African American: 7.71%
  • Other race: 3.87%
  • Two or more races: 2.26%
  • Asian: 1.28%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Highland, New York is 5,707 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,620.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,647.

Highland, New York Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,84484.88%
Black or African American4407.71%
Some Other Race2213.87%
Two or More Races1292.26%
Asian731.28%
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Highland Population by Race

Highland Population Pyramid $2021

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Highland Median Age

46.9


Total

45.4


Male

49.4


Female

Highland Adults

There are 4,764 adults, (1,115 of whom are seniors) in Highland.

Highland Age Dependency

56.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland Sex Ratio

Female

2,837

49.71%

Male

2,870

50.29%

Highland Population by Age

Highland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Highland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.2%29.8%
Female68.2%31.8%
All53.9%46.1%
Non Family38.7%61.3%
Male0%100%

53.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Highland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2462.453.9
Non Family1,0071.2738.7
Married7653.0670.2
Female4153.8868.2
Male592.780

3.2

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Highland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2165.13%
9th to 12th Grade2977.05%
High School Graduate1,20228.52%
Some College59414.10%
Associates Degree59014.00%
Bachelors Degree79218.79%
Graduate Degree52312.41%
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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
White3,5073,1741,221
Hispanic41233143
Other Race221139
Black130130
2+ Races1295219
Asian423232

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 asian people with a rate of 76.19%.

Highland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,771$54,375$40,569
Less Than 9th Grade$19,344$$16,736
High School Graduate$$$16,586
Some College$51,042$52,195$41,869
Bachelors Degree$53,721$54,564$37,083
Graduate Degree$85,385$116,328$70,083

$50,771

Average Earnings

$54,375

Average Male

$40,569

Average Female

Highland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Highland Language by Age

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Highland Language

93.23% of Highland residents speak only English, while 6.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.60% of the population.

Highland Language

Highland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,2283277.73%
Hispanic59216527.87%
Multiple1214033.06%
Black424378.73%
Other213125.63%

10.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.25%

Male Poverty Rate

9.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highland is Multiple, with 33.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highland is Other, with 5.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.31%.

Highland Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School19.68%
Less Than 9th Grade14.32%
Some College5.72%
Bachelors or Greater0.94%

Highland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.00%
Male Employed5.84%
Female Employed3.80%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Highland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Highland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,922$83,400
Families$86,078$101,713
Married Families$89,719-
Non Families$41,935$59,196
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Income by Household Type

Highland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

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 45-54.

Highland Marital Status by Race

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Highland Marital Status

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220

Number of Veterans

206

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam108
Korea30
World War II20
First Gulf War12
Second Gulf War

Highland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+89
65 to 7476
55 to 6429
35 to 5426
18 to 34

Highland Veterans by Age

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Highland Veterans by Race

Highland Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

3.1%

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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77.59%

Born in Highland

93.06%

Native Born

6.94%

Foreign Born

2.89%

Non Citizen

4.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.06% of Highland residents were born in the United States, with 77.59% having been born in New York. 2.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Highland Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,7070.00%
20205,7070.00%
20195,707871.55%
20185,6202454.56%
20175,375-54-0.99%
20165,4292404.63%
20155,189-126-2.37%
20145,315-21-0.39%
20135,336310.58%
20125,305-202-3.67%
20115,507-140-2.48%
20105,6470.00%

Highland Population by Year