Highwood, Illinois Population 2022

5,008
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Highwood is a city located in Lake County Illinois. Highwood has a 2020 population of 5,008. Highwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -1.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,074 in 2010.

The average household income in Highwood is $96,649 with a poverty rate of 16.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,419 per month, and the median house value is $383,300. The median age in Highwood is 35.3 years, 35.2 years for males, and 35.5 years for females.

Highwood Demographics

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

  • White: 71.17%
  • Other race: 20.71%
  • Black or African American: 5.54%
  • Asian: 0.93%
  • Two or more races: 0.93%
  • Native American: 0.74%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Highwood, Illinois is 5,008 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,074.

Highwood, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,76771.17%
Black or African American2935.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native390.74%
Asian490.93%
Some Other Race1,09620.71%
Two or More Races490.93%
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Highwood Population by Race

Highwood Population Pyramid 2022

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Highwood Median Age

34.6


Total

34.5


Male

35


Female

Highwood Adults

There are 3,970 adults, (792 of whom are seniors) in Highwood.

Highwood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Highwood Sex Ratio

Female

2,549

48.16%

Male

2,744

51.84%

Highwood Population by Age

Highwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Highwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married58.1%41.9%
All39.5%60.5%
Female23.9%76.1%
Non Family23%77%
Male22.1%77.9%

39.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Highwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9672.6439.5
Married9253.3658.1
Male1454.2322.1
Female1972.9123.9
Non Family7001.2923

3.32

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Highwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade50213.94%
9th to 12th Grade1083.00%
High School Graduate80522.35%
Some College64017.77%
Associates Degree1423.94%
Bachelors Degree74920.79%
Graduate Degree65618.21%
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Highwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Highwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races292929
Asian494946
White2,0271,9331,156
Native American19199
Black26223276
Hispanic1,290778127
Other Race63439746

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Highwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,109$36,993$28,261
Less Than 9th Grade$20,526$25,481$15,859
High School Graduate$28,726$30,563$27,632
Some College$36,048$$26,455
Bachelors Degree$45,375$67,981$20,363
Graduate Degree$75,682$102,750$71,094

$35,109

Average Earnings

$36,993

Average Male

$28,261

Average Female

Highwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Highwood Language by Age

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Highwood Language

54.05% of Highwood residents speak only English, while 45.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.85% of the population.

Highwood Language

Highwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,58430411.76%
Black284134.58%
Other136NaN%
Hispanic2,33452622.54%

16.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.01%

Male Poverty Rate

17.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highwood is White, with 11.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highwood is Hispanic, with 22.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.44%.

Highwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.45%
High School18.76%
Some College6.13%
Bachelors or Greater10.01%

Highwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.57%
Male Unemployed83.75%
Female Employed16.93%
Female Unemployed64.52%

Highwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Highwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,875$101,096
Families$96,449$117,478
Married Families$111,971-
Non Families$40,745$67,527
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Income by Household Type

Highwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Highwood Married by Age and Sex

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Highwood 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.

Highwood Marital Status by Race

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Highwood Marital Status

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226

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War67
First Gulf War55
Vietnam53
Korea11
World War II

Highwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3456
35 to 5453
55 to 6431
65 to 7426
75+60

Highwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1675.70%
Black5927.44%
Hispanic90.60%

Highwood Veterans by Race

Highwood Veterans by Education

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4.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highwood Veterans by Education

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73.6%

Labor Force Participation

69.7%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Highwood Employment by Age

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Highwood Employment by Race

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Highwood 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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53.96%

Born in Highwood

70.75%

Native Born

29.25%

Foreign Born

20.57%

Non Citizen

8.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.75% of Highwood residents were born in the United States, with 53.96% having been born in Illinois. 20.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Highwood Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19303,5900.00%
19403,7071170.32%
19503,8131060.28%
19604,4996861.67%
19704,9734741.01%
19805,4524790.92%
19905,331-121-0.22%
20004,143-1,188-2.49%
20105,4051,2622.69%
20115,372-33-0.61%
20125,339-33-0.61%
20135,306-33-0.62%
20145,273-33-0.62%
20155,240-33-0.63%
20165,207-33-0.63%
20175,174-33-0.63%
20185,141-33-0.64%
20195,108-33-0.64%
20205,074-34-0.67%
20215,041-33-0.65%
20225,008-33-0.65%

Highwood Population by Year