Highlands Ranch, Colorado Population 2021

105,631
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Highlands Ranch is a city located in Colorado. Highlands Ranch has a 2020 population of 105,631. Highlands Ranch is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 9.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 96,713 in 2010. Highlands Ranch reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Highlands Ranch is $150,799 with a poverty rate of 2.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,922 per month, and the median house value is $467,500. The median age in Highlands Ranch is 39.8 years, 39 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Highlands Ranch Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Highlands Ranchwas:

  • White: 88.06%
  • Asian: 6.19%
  • Two or more races: 3.20%
  • Other race: 1.07%
  • Black or African American: 1.04%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Highlands Ranch, Colorado is 105,631 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 105,631.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 96,713.

Highlands Ranch, Colorado Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White93,01788.06%
Asian6,5426.19%
Two or More Races3,3803.20%
Some Other Race1,1271.07%
Black or African American1,1021.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native3970.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander660.06%
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Highlands Ranch Population by Race

Highlands Ranch Population Pyramid $2021

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Highlands Ranch Median Age

39.8


Total

39


Male

40.3


Female

Highlands Ranch Adults

There are 77,039 adults, (11,760 of whom are seniors) in Highlands Ranch.

Highlands Ranch Age Dependency

61.8

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Highlands Ranch Sex Ratio

Female

53,457

50.61%

Male

52,174

49.39%

Highlands Ranch Population by Age

Highlands Ranch Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Highlands Ranch Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family62.6%37.4%
Male64.4%35.6%
Female69.7%30.3%
All80.2%19.8%
Married87.8%12.2%

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Highlands Ranch Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All37,8432.7980.2
Married25,5433.2687.8
Non Family8,1271.262.6
Female2,6763.0669.7
Male1,4973.0264.4

3.17

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Highlands Ranch Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3710.54%
9th to 12th Grade6230.90%
High School Graduate6,4729.37%
Some College11,91317.24%
Associates Degree5,2027.53%
Bachelors Degree28,10540.68%
Graduate Degree16,39723.74%
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Highlands Ranch Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Highlands Ranch Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White57,64957,04137,902
Hispanic4,9154,7872,251
Asian4,4024,2293,284
2+ Races1,1911,152590
Black850815468
Other Race843843288
Native American290268113
Islander303015

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 74.60%.

Highlands Ranch Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$72,288$94,026$51,432
Less Than 9th Grade$31,827$32,074$30,469
High School Graduate$42,965$51,734$36,674
Some College$54,171$67,365$40,200
Bachelors Degree$82,027$104,163$58,020
Graduate Degree$91,790$115,836$68,490

$72,288

Average Earnings

$94,026

Average Male

$51,432

Average Female

Highlands Ranch Earnings by Educational Attainment

Highlands Ranch Language by Age

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Highlands Ranch Language

89.59% of Highlands Ranch residents speak only English, while 10.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.68% of the population.

Highlands Ranch Language

Highlands Ranch Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White86,0472,1562.51%
Asian6,5314156.35%
Hispanic8,5041742.05%
Multiple3,3721664.92%
Black1,1021089.80%

2.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.63%

Male Poverty Rate

3.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highlands Ranch

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highlands Ranch is Black, with 9.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highlands Ranch is Hispanic, with 2.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.91%.

Highlands Ranch Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.05%
High School3.23%
Some College2.80%
Bachelors or Greater2.58%

Highlands Ranch Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed15.50%
Female Unemployed10.51%
Female Employed1.91%
Male Employed1.45%

Highlands Ranch Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Highlands Ranch Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$125,454$150,799
Families$140,876$167,454
Married Families$150,635-
Non Families$64,120$83,323
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Income by Household Type

Highlands Ranch Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Highlands Ranch Married by Age and Sex

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Highlands Ranch 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.

Highlands Ranch Marital Status by Race

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Highlands Ranch Marital Status

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5,508

Number of Veterans

5,065

Male Veterans

443

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,630
Vietnam1,556
Second Gulf War1,158
Korea449
World War II170

Highlands Ranch Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,817
65 to 741,164
75+1,123
55 to 64943
18 to 34461

Highlands Ranch Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,9807.32%
Black19019.77%
Hispanic1362.35%
2+ Races1055.88%
Asian982.00%
Other Race9610.23%
Native American247.72%
Islander1531.91%

Highlands Ranch Veterans by Race

Highlands Ranch Veterans by Education

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0.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highlands Ranch Veterans by Education

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72.8%

Labor Force Participation

70.5%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Highlands Ranch Employment by Age

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Highlands Ranch Employment by Race

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Highlands Ranch 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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35.84%

Born in Highlands Ranch

90.80%

Native Born

9.20%

Foreign Born

3.22%

Non Citizen

5.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.80% of Highlands Ranch residents were born in the United States, with 35.84% having been born in Colorado. 3.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Highlands Ranch Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021105,6310.00%
2020105,6310.00%
2019105,6314840.46%
2018105,147-117-0.11%
2017105,264-1,332-1.25%
2016106,5962,1642.07%
2015104,4323,0823.04%
2014101,3504750.47%
2013100,8751,8981.92%
201298,9777520.77%
201198,2251,5121.56%
201096,7130.00%

Highlands Ranch Population by Year