Highland, Utah Population 2021

19,191
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Highland is a city located in Utah. With a 2020 population of 19,191, it is the 47th largest city in Utah and the 1921st largest city in the United States . Highland is currently growing at a rate of 0.04% annually and its population has increased by 23.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,523 in 2010. Highland reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 9 miles, Highland has a population density of 2,221 people per square mile.

The average household income in Highland is $175,079 with a poverty rate of 2.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,655 per month, and the median house value is $559,600. The median age in Highland is 24 years, 22.5 years for males, and 25.9 years for females.

Highland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Highlandwas:

  • White: 95.72%
  • Asian: 1.32%
  • Black or African American: 1.09%
  • Two or more races: 0.64%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.60%
  • Other race: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.21%
The current population of Highland, Utah is 19,191 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,175.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,523.

Highland, Utah Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,92595.72%
Asian2471.32%
Black or African American2041.09%
Two or More Races1200.64%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1120.60%
Some Other Race790.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native390.21%
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Highland Population by Race

Highland Population Pyramid $2021

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Highland Median Age

24


Total

22.5


Male

25.9


Female

Highland Adults

There are 11,091 adults, (1,472 of whom are seniors) in Highland.

Highland Age Dependency

94.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

79.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland Sex Ratio

Female

9,144

48.83%

Male

9,582

51.17%

Highland Population by Age

Highland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Highland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male47%53%
Non Family85.9%14.1%
Female89.8%10.2%
All90.9%9.1%
Married92%8%

90.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Highland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3954.2690.9
Married3,8694.4292
Female2543.9989.8
Non Family2061.2485.9
Male665.2947

4.35

Average Family Size

4.26

Average Household Size

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Highland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade200.22%
9th to 12th Grade1121.22%
High School Graduate7227.86%
Some College1,94221.15%
Associates Degree7808.50%
Bachelors Degree3,40837.12%
Graduate Degree2,19723.93%
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Highland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Highland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,6768,6035,409
Hispanic15211754
Asian12612651
Islander11211266
Other Race46468
Black3535
2+ Races332217
Native American24

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 white people with a rate of 62.34%.

Highland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$71,752$110,323$25,718
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$24,340$47,222$19,226
Some College$42,979$71,607$26,219
Bachelors Degree$78,403$126,544$20,438
Graduate Degree$119,861$141,250$60,260

$71,752

Average Earnings

$110,323

Average Male

$25,718

Average Female

Highland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Highland Language by Age

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Highland Language

94.90% of Highland residents speak only English, while 5.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.59% of the population.

Highland Language

Highland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,6314632.63%
Hispanic284238.10%
Asian247104.05%

2.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.50%

Male Poverty Rate

2.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highland is Hispanic, with 8.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highland is White, with 2.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.73%.

Highland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College3.71%
Bachelors or Greater2.03%
High School0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Highland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.43%
Female Employed1.73%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Highland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Highland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$139,453$175,079
Families$141,875$179,230
Married Families$145,066-
Non Families$53,333$64,386
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Income by Household Type

Highland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

64.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.4%

Male Marriage Rate

65.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Highland Married by Age and Sex

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Highland 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 45-54.

Highland Marital Status by Race

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Highland Marital Status

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434

Number of Veterans

384

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War150
Vietnam132
First Gulf War109
Korea25
World War II11

Highland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74134
35 to 54127
55 to 6484
75+78
18 to 3411

Highland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4203.94%
Hispanic1910.92%
Islander1412.50%

Highland Veterans by Race

Highland Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland Veterans by Education

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64.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.2%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Highland Employment by Age

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Highland Employment by Race

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Highland 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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59.91%

Born in Highland

97.63%

Native Born

2.37%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

1.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.63% of Highland residents were born in the United States, with 59.91% having been born in Utah. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Highland Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202119,19180.04%
202019,18380.04%
201919,17580.04%
201819,1672441.29%
201718,9234512.44%
201618,4726643.73%
201517,8084162.39%
201417,3924232.49%
201316,9695323.24%
201216,4373822.38%
201116,0554102.62%
201015,6457,4736.71%
20008,1723,1705.03%
19905,0020.00%

Highland Population by Year