Highland Park, Michigan Population 2020

10,704

Highland Park is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 10,704, it is the 86th largest city in Michigan and the 2947th largest city in the United States. Highland Park is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -9.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,776 in 2010. Highland Park reached it's highest population of 52,959 in 1930. Spanning over 3 miles, Highland Park has a population density of 3,604 people per square mile.

The average household income in Highland Park is $31,031 with a poverty rate of 45.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $580 per month, and the median house value is $33,700. The median age in Highland Park is 38.7 years, 34.3 years for males, and 42.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.8 males.

Highland Park Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 89.64%
  • White: 5.90%
  • Two or more races: 3.55%
  • Other race: 0.70%
  • Asian: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Highland Park, Michigan is 10,704, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,806.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,776.

Highland Park, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American9,78489.64%
White6445.90%
Two or More Races3883.55%
Some Other Race760.70%
Asian140.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.08%

Highland Park Population Pyramid 2020

Highland Park Median Age

38.7


Total

34.3


Male

42.5


Female

Highland Park Adults

There are 8,134 adults, (1,931 of whom are seniors) in Highland Park.

Highland Park Age Dependency

76

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland Park Sex Ratio

Female

5,462

50.04%

Male

5,453

49.96%

Highland Park Households and Families

Highland Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Highland Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male61.2%38.8%
Married54.4%45.6%
Female40.9%59.1%
All38.5%61.5%
Non Family31%69%

38.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6192.2338.5
Non Family2,3861.1431
Female1,4143.4540.9
Married5743.3754.4
Male2453.1261.2

3.29

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

2.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Highland Park Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4315.98%
9th to 12th Grade1,23017.08%
High School Graduate2,55335.45%
Some College1,61122.37%
Associates Degree4996.93%
Bachelors Degree5697.90%
Graduate Degree3094.29%

Highland Park Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black6,5895,017732
White440370126
Multiple Races1038820
Hispanic7858
Other Race3838
Asian1414
Native American99

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 28.64%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,356$26,929$21,376
Less Than High School$18,238$18,850$17,813
High School Grad$21,330$21,581$20,673
Some College$21,363$32,396$20,000
Bachelors Degree$36,472$35,778$40,744
Graduate Degree$60,071$61,542$48,854

$22,356

Average Earnings

$26,929

Average Male

$21,376

Average Female

Highland Park Language

Highland Park Language by Age

Highland Park Language

98.85% of Highland Park residents speak only English, while 1.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.48% of the population.

Highland Park Poverty

Highland Park Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black9,5754,53247.33%
White59223439.53%
Hispanic1068176.42%
Other7373100.00%
Multiple384235.99%
Asian1414100.00%
Native55100.00%

45.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

47.66%

Male Poverty Rate

44.09%

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 5.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.16%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School60.10%
High School46.64%
Some College34.30%
Bachelors or Greater18.68%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed78.77%
Male Unemployed64.40%
Female Employed20.47%
Male Employed13.32%

Highland Park Income

Highland Park Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$17,550$31,031
Families$26,150$36,571
Married Families$45,278-
Non Families$12,114$24,334

Highland Park Marital Status

Highland Park Marital Status

Marriage Rates

16.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

16.6%

Male Marriage Rate

15.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Highland Park Married by Age and Sex

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

Highland Park Veterans

439

Number of Veterans

437

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam216
Second Gulf War56
World War II29
Korea20
First Gulf War20
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74126
75+112
55 to 6497
35 to 5468
18 to 3436
Name Veterans % of Total
Black4065.49%
White337.02%

$Highland Park Veterans by Education

21.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland Park Employment Status

44.3%

Labor Force Participation

33.7%

Employment Rate

23.9%

Unemployment Rate

Highland Park 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

78.24%

Born in Michigan

99.38%

Native Born

0.62%

Foreign Born

0.39%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.38% of Highland Park residents were born in the United States, with 78.24% having been born in Michigan. 0.39% 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
202010,704-51-0.47%
201910,755-51-0.47%
201810,806-52-0.48%
201710,858-51-0.47%
201610,909-57-0.52%
201510,966-59-0.54%
201411,025-22-0.20%
201311,047-90-0.81%
201211,137-254-2.23%
201111,391-281-2.41%
201011,672-5,074-3.55%
200016,746-3,375-1.82%
199020,121-7,788-3.22%
198027,909-7,535-2.36%
197035,444-2,619-0.71%
196038,063-8,330-1.96%
195046,393-4,417-0.91%
194050,810-2,149-0.41%
193052,9596,4601.31%
192046,49942,37927.42%
19104,1200.00%