Highland Park, Illinois Population 2021

29,415
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Highland Park Demographics

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

  • White: 90.70%
  • Asian: 2.92%
  • Other race: 2.85%
  • Two or more races: 2.65%
  • Black or African American: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.06%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Highland Park, Illinois is 29,415based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 29,565.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,763.

Highland Park, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,87490.70%
Asian8652.92%
Some Other Race8432.85%
Two or More Races7862.65%
Black or African American2420.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.06%
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Highland Park Population By Race

Highland Park Population Pyramid 2021

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Highland Park Median Age

47.1


Total

46


Male

48.4


Female

Highland Park Adults

There are 22,386 adults, (6,730 of whom are seniors) in Highland Park.

Highland Park Age Dependency

89.2

Age Dependency Ratio

43

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland Park Sex Ratio

Mujer

15,124

51.05%

Masculino

14,504

48.95%

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
Married88.7%11.3%
All82.1%17.9%
Non Family70.1%29.9%
Masculino68.3%31.7%
Mujer59.2%40.8%

82.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Highland Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,4772.5682.1
Married7,7913.0388.7
Non Family2,8191.1370.1
Mujer5742.9159.2
Masculino2933.0168.3

2.99

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Highland Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3971.89%
9th to 12th Grade1940.92%
High School Graduate1,6798.00%
Some College2,37811.33%
Associates Degree8564.08%
Bachelors Degree7,47635.63%
Graduate Degree8,00138.13%
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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
White18,62418,47614,406
Hispanic1,327959372
Asian675642470
Other Race51428321
2+ Races228206168
Black1359350
Native American1818

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 77.35%.

Highland Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$77,137$105,713$52,176
Less Than 9th Grade$25,427$40,500$22,500
High School Graduate$30,703$28,370$31,488
Some College$55,101$63,420$34,962
Bachelors Degree$78,682$102,098$50,092
Graduate Degree$118,036$152,190$70,750

$77,137

Average Earnings

$105,713

Average Male

$52,176

Average Female

Highland Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Highland Park Language by Age

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Highland Park Language

84.95% of Highland Park residents speak only English, while 15.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.14% of the population.

Highland Park Language

Highland Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,2721,0784.27%
Hispanic2,333913.90%
Asian8598810.24%
Multiple785516.50%
Black2134621.60%

4.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.12%

Male Poverty Rate

4.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highland Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highland Park is Black, with 21.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highland Park is Hispanic, with 3.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.16%.

Highland Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.25%
High School8.16%
Some College7.89%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%

Highland Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.87%
Female Unemployed9.97%
Female Employed3.57%
Male Employed1.38%

Highland Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Highland Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$150,269$231,170
Families$180,833$269,599
Married Families$193,125-
Non Families$55,286$107,514
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Income by Household Type

Highland Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

66.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.4%

Male Marriage Rate

63.7%

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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1,198

Number of Veterans

1,107

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam474
Second Gulf War221
First Gulf War167
Korea161
World War II131

Highland Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+532
65 to 74354
35 to 54136
18 to 34114
55 to 6462

Highland Park Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1685.73%
Hispanic221.40%
Black1711.04%
Asian81.16%
2+ Races51.64%

Highland Park Veterans by Race

Highland Park Veterans by Education

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6.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland Park Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

3.3%

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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61.82%

Born in Highland Park

88.02%

Native Born

11.98%

Foreign Born

4.05%

Non Citizen

7.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.02% of Highland Park residents were born in the United States, with 61.82% having been born in Illinois. 4.05% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202129,415-50-0.17%
202029,465-50-0.17%
201929,515-50-0.17%
201829,565-145-0.49%
201729,710350.12%
201629,675-69-0.23%
201529,744-118-0.40%
201429,862-28-0.09%
201329,890400.13%
201229,850480.16%
201129,802170.06%
201029,785-1,580-0.52%
200031,3657900.26%
199030,575-24-0.01%
198030,599-1,664-0.53%
197032,2636,7312.37%
196025,5328,7244.27%
195016,8082,3321.50%
194014,4762,2731.72%
193012,2036,0367.06%
19206,1671,9583.89%
19104,2091,4034.14%
19002,8060.00%

Highland Park Population by Year