Highland Park, Illinois Population 2022

30,258
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Highland Park is a city located in Lake County Illinois. Highland Park has a 2020 population of 30,258. Highland Park is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually and its population has increased by 0.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 30,176 in 2010.

The average household income in Highland Park is $231,170 with a poverty rate of 4.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,666 per month, and the median house value is $535,000. The median age in Highland Park is 47.1 years, 46 years for males, and 48.4 years for females.

Highland Park Demographics

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

  • White: 89.63%
  • Two or more races: 3.69%
  • Other race: 3.02%
  • Asian: 2.86%
  • Black or African American: 0.76%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Highland Park, Illinois is 30,258 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 30,176.

Highland Park, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,52889.63%
Black or African American2250.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.03%
Asian8462.86%
Some Other Race8943.02%
Two or More Races1,0933.69%
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Highland Park Population by Race

Highland Park Population Pyramid 2022

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Highland Park Median Age

47.2


Total

46.1


Male

48.7


Female

Highland Park Adults

There are 22,254 adults, (7,270 of whom are seniors) in Highland Park.

Highland Park Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland Park Sex Ratio

Female

15,358

51.89%

Male

14,238

48.11%

Highland Park Population by Age

Highland Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Highland Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.1%9.9%
All83.9%16.1%
Non Family73%27%
Male68.4%31.6%
Female61%39%

83.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Highland Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,7002.583.9
Married7,8573.0190.1
Male3262.8168.4
Female4543.0161
Non Family3,0631.173

2.98

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Highland Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4372.08%
9th to 12th Grade2050.98%
High School Graduate1,6818.01%
Some College2,0739.88%
Associates Degree7193.43%
Bachelors Degree7,93637.83%
Graduate Degree7,92837.79%
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Highland Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Highland Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,25718,14214,486
Asian694655492
2+ Races431400289
Hispanic1,6211,198651
Black1407538
Other Race53625131
Native American1010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 79.34%.

Highland Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$85,430$110,523$54,015
Less Than 9th Grade$26,033$40,625$23,125
High School Graduate$31,122$32,333$30,588
Some College$51,360$66,801$30,745
Bachelors Degree$87,830$109,833$52,190
Graduate Degree$118,733$145,395$77,065

$85,430

Average Earnings

$110,523

Average Male

$54,015

Average Female

Highland Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Highland Park Language by Age

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Highland Park Language

84.48% of Highland Park residents speak only English, while 15.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.33% of the population.

Highland Park Language

Highland Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1575333.76%
Asian83410212.23%
Multiple1,091534.86%
White24,9321,0824.34%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic2,645883.33%

4.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.36%

Male Poverty Rate

4.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highland Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highland Park is Black, with 33.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highland Park is Hispanic, with 3.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.57%.

Highland Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.85%
High School8.27%
Some College6.73%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%

Highland Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.58%
Male Unemployed39.30%
Female Employed2.66%
Female Unemployed8.20%

Highland Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Highland Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$147,067$225,668
Families$185,101$271,718
Married Families$198,250-
Non Families$50,490$92,157
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Income by Household Type

Highland Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

68.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.0%

Male Marriage Rate

64.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Highland Park Married by Age and Sex

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Highland Park 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 Park Marital Status by Race

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Highland Park Marital Status

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1,009

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War187
First Gulf War131
Vietnam313
Korea193
World War II136

Highland Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3461
35 to 54136
55 to 6449
65 to 74202
75+561

Highland Park Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9904.95%
Black84.76%
Asian81.19%
2+ Races30.57%
Hispanic482.62%

Highland Park Veterans by Race

Highland Park Veterans by Education

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4.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland Park Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Highland Park Employment by Age

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Highland Park Employment by Race

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Highland Park 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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61.63%

Born in Highland Park

88.95%

Native Born

11.05%

Foreign Born

3.48%

Non Citizen

7.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.95% of Highland Park residents were born in the United States, with 61.63% having been born in Illinois. 3.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Highland Park Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19002,8060.00%
19104,2091,4034.14%
19206,1671,9583.89%
193012,2036,0367.06%
194014,4762,2731.72%
195016,8082,3321.50%
196025,5328,7244.27%
197032,2636,7312.37%
198030,599-1,664-0.53%
199030,575-24-0.01%
200031,3657900.26%
201029,763-1,602-0.52%
201129,804410.14%
201229,845410.14%
201329,886410.14%
201429,927410.14%
201529,968410.14%
201630,009410.14%
201730,050410.14%
201830,091410.14%
201930,132410.14%
202030,176440.15%
202130,217410.14%
202230,258410.14%

Highland Park Population by Year