Highland Park, Michigan Population 2022

8,417
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Highland Park is a city located in Wayne County Michigan. Highland Park has a 2020 population of 8,417. Highland Park is currently declining at a rate of -3.22% annually and its population has decreased by -6.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,977 in 2010.

The average household income in Highland Park is $32,884 with a poverty rate of 46.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $585 per month, and the median house value is $50,200. The median age in Highland Park is 39.6 years, 35.3 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.

Highland Park Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 88.08%
  • White: 7.92%
  • Two or more races: 3.08%
  • Other race: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Asian: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Highland Park, Michigan is 8,417 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,977.

Highland Park, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8577.92%
Black or African American9,52888.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.18%
Asian80.07%
Some Other Race730.67%
Two or More Races3333.08%
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Highland Park Population by Race

Highland Park Population Pyramid 2022

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Highland Park Median Age

43.5


Total

42


Male

45


Female

Highland Park Adults

There are 8,523 adults, (2,362 of whom are seniors) in Highland Park.

Highland Park Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland Park Sex Ratio

Female

5,422

50.12%

Male

5,396

49.88%

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
Married63.6%36.4%
Male46.5%53.5%
All41.2%58.8%
Non Family37.2%62.8%
Female36.2%63.8%

41.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Highland Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7992.1241.2
Married7093.1863.6
Male1703.646.5
Female1,1743.4136.2
Non Family2,7461.2137.2

3.21

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

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Highland Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3664.82%
9th to 12th Grade1,28916.96%
High School Graduate2,28930.12%
Some College1,93525.46%
Associates Degree4525.95%
Bachelors Degree77810.24%
Graduate Degree4916.46%
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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
White708630307
Black6,7895,220956
2+ Races57576
Native American1919
Asian88
Hispanic6953
Other Race146

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 43.36%.

Highland Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,348$27,358$22,681
Less Than 9th Grade$23,456$41,250$
High School Graduate$21,597$27,063$16,406
Some College$22,560$31,354$
Bachelors Degree$$9,279$44,554
Graduate Degree$$41,472$

$24,348

Average Earnings

$27,358

Average Male

$22,681

Average Female

Highland Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Highland Park Language by Age

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Highland Park Language

96.76% of Highland Park residents speak only English, while 3.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.66% of the population.

Highland Park Language

Highland Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1414100.00%
Asian88100.00%
Black9,3264,47748.01%
White75428838.20%
Other6NaN%
Hispanic2074421.26%
Multiple3305215.76%

46.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

47.09%

Male Poverty Rate

45.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highland Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highland Park is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highland Park is Multiple, with 15.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 20.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 57.96%.

Highland Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade61.86%
High School46.93%
Some College40.42%
Bachelors or Greater37.51%

Highland Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed26.04%
Male Unemployed54.31%
Female Employed30.61%
Female Unemployed41.60%

Highland Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Highland Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$20,666$35,677
Families$28,930$51,213
Married Families$58,750-
Non Families$14,201$23,070
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Income by Household Type

Highland Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

18.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

18.2%

Male Marriage Rate

19.3%

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 Over 65, 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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439

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War102
First Gulf War18
Vietnam135
Korea11
World War II

Highland Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54116
55 to 64140
65 to 74101
75+82

Highland Park Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White638.63%
Black3764.94%

Highland Park Veterans by Race

Highland Park Veterans by Education

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7.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland Park Veterans by Education

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48.2%

Labor Force Participation

38.9%

Employment Rate

19.2%

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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72.27%

Born in Highland Park

99.26%

Native Born

0.74%

Foreign Born

0.59%

Non Citizen

0.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.26% of Highland Park residents were born in the United States, with 72.27% having been born in Michigan. 0.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Highland Park Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19104,1200.00%
192046,49942,37927.42%
193052,9596,4601.31%
194050,810-2,149-0.41%
195046,393-4,417-0.91%
196038,063-8,330-1.96%
197035,444-2,619-0.71%
198027,909-7,535-2.36%
199020,121-7,788-3.22%
200016,746-3,375-1.82%
201011,776-4,970-3.46%
201111,496-280-2.38%
201211,216-280-2.44%
201310,936-280-2.50%
201410,656-280-2.56%
201510,376-280-2.63%
201610,096-280-2.70%
20179,816-280-2.77%
20189,536-280-2.85%
20199,256-280-2.94%
20208,977-279-3.01%
20218,697-280-3.12%
20228,417-280-3.22%

Highland Park Population by Year