Highwood is a city located in Lake County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 5,154, it is the 325th largest city in Illinois and the 4684th largest city in the United States . Highwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.67% annually and its population has decreased by -4.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,405 in 2010. Highwood reached it's highest population of 5,452 in 1980. Spanning over 1 miles, Highwood has a population density of 7,156 people per square mile.
The average household income in Highwood is $96,649 with a poverty rate of 16.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,287 per month, and the median house value is $354,800. The median age in Highwood is 35.3 years, 35.2 years for males, and 35.5 years for females.