Highland Park, Texas Population 2021

8,959
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Highland Park is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 8,959, it is the 259th largest city in Texas and the 3335th largest city in the United States . Highland Park is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually but its population has increased by 4.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,564 in 2010. Highland Park reached it's highest population of 11,405 in 1950. Spanning over 2 miles, Highland Park has a population density of 3,994 people per square mile.

The average household income in Highland Park is $369,575 with a poverty rate of 2.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,275 per month, and the median house value is $1.51 Mn. The median age in Highland Park is 45.8 years, 45.4 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.

Highland Park Demographics

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

  • White: 91.32%
  • Asian: 5.69%
  • Two or more races: 2.01%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Black or African American: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Highland Park, Texas is 8,959 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,145.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,564.

Highland Park, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,37291.32%
Asian5225.69%
Two or More Races1842.01%
Some Other Race490.53%
Black or African American280.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.14%
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Highland Park Population by Race

Highland Park Population Pyramid $2021

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Highland Park Median Age

45.8


Total

45.4


Male

46.4


Female

Highland Park Adults

There are 6,789 adults, (1,983 of whom are seniors) in Highland Park.

Highland Park Age Dependency

90.8

Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland Park Sex Ratio

Female

4,819

52.56%

Male

4,349

47.44%

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
Male100%0%
Married89.3%10.7%
All83%17%
Female74.7%25.3%
Non Family67.4%32.6%

83.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Highland Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6562.5183
Married2,4203.0789.3
Non Family9741.167.4
Female1742.5574.7
Male882.6100

2.99

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Highland Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade610.94%
9th to 12th Grade340.53%
High School Graduate741.15%
Some College5488.49%
Associates Degree1632.52%
Bachelors Degree3,05847.35%
Graduate Degree2,52039.02%
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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
White5,8565,8385,131
Asian294250218
Hispanic217184146
2+ Races828274
Other Race33
Black999

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Highland Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$126,611$181,984$75,360
Less Than 9th Grade$250,000$$
High School Graduate$$56,375$
Some College$46,172$56,595$31,333
Bachelors Degree$128,125$189,167$77,480
Graduate Degree$167,102$203,036$87,000

$126,611

Average Earnings

$181,984

Average Male

$75,360

Average Female

Highland Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Highland Park Language by Age

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Highland Park Language

92.02% of Highland Park residents speak only English, while 7.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.86% of the population.

Highland Park Language

Highland Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,1571652.02%
Multiple184147.61%
Native1313100.00%
Hispanic248114.44%
Asian52271.34%

2.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.45%

Male Poverty Rate

3.05%

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 Asian, with 1.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.92%.

Highland Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.58%
Some College5.77%
Bachelors or Greater1.88%
High School0.00%

Highland Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed0.98%
Male Employed0.53%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Highland Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Highland Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$211,136$369,575
Families$250,000$450,103
Married Families$250,000-
Non Families$76,607$128,880
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Income by Household Type

Highland Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

69.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

73.4%

Male Marriage Rate

66.2%

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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339

Number of Veterans

332

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam163
Korea51
First Gulf War34
Second Gulf War27
World War II11

Highland Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+172
65 to 7497
55 to 6441
35 to 5418
18 to 3411

Highland Park Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3114.90%
Hispanic2410.76%
2+ Races1921.59%
Black9100.00%

Highland Park Veterans by Race

Highland Park Veterans by Education

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3.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland Park Veterans by Education

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58%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

1.4%

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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55.09%

Born in Highland Park

92.41%

Native Born

7.59%

Foreign Born

2.18%

Non Citizen

5.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.41% of Highland Park residents were born in the United States, with 55.09% having been born in Texas. 2.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Highland Park Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,959-62-0.69%
20209,021-62-0.68%
20199,083-62-0.68%
20189,145-61-0.66%
20179,206200.22%
20169,18640.04%
20159,1822432.72%
20148,939700.79%
20138,869520.59%
20128,8171371.58%
20118,6801061.24%
20108,574-268-0.31%
20008,8421030.12%
19908,739-170-0.19%
19808,909-1,224-1.28%
197010,133-278-0.27%
196010,411-994-0.91%
195011,4051,1171.04%
194010,2881,8662.02%
19308,4220.00%

Highland Park Population by Year