North Highlands, California Population 2021

47,661
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North Highlands is a city located in California. North Highlands has a 2020 population of 47,661. North Highlands is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 11.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 42,694 in 2010. North Highlands reached it's highest population of 48,968 in 2018.

The average household income in North Highlands is $59,618 with a poverty rate of 25.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,120 per month, and the median house value is $217,500. The median age in North Highlands is 31.6 years, 30.1 years for males, and 33.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.7 males.

North Highlands Demographics

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

  • White: 66.66%
  • Black or African American: 12.94%
  • Two or more races: 7.66%
  • Asian: 6.75%
  • Other race: 5.01%
  • Native American: 0.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
The current population of North Highlands, California is 47,661, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 48,968.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 42,694.

North Highlands, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,77066.66%
Black or African American6,16812.94%
Two or More Races3,6497.66%
Asian3,2196.75%
Some Other Race2,3865.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native4050.85%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander640.13%
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North Highlands Population by Race

North Highlands Population Pyramid 2021

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North Highlands Median Age

31.6


Total

30.1


Male

33.3


Female

North Highlands Adults

There are 34,765 adults, (5,489 of whom are seniors) in North Highlands.

North Highlands Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

North Highlands Sex Ratio

Female

24,997

52.45%

Male

22,664

47.55%

North Highlands Population by Age

North Highlands Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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North Highlands Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married52.5%47.5%
All45.1%54.9%
Non Family44.6%55.4%
Male36.7%63.3%
Female34.1%65.9%

45.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

North Highlands Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,3353.0945.1
Married6,4733.9252.5
Non Family4,4441.3344.6
Female3,2423.6534.1
Male1,1763.5936.7

3.66

Average Family Size

3.09

Average Household Size

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North Highlands Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5178.56%
9th to 12th Grade2,0857.09%
High School Graduate10,16134.56%
Some College7,70026.19%
Associates Degree2,95210.04%
Bachelors Degree3,00610.22%
Graduate Degree9843.35%
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North Highlands Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

North Highlands Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,15814,6832,505
Hispanic6,1704,187422
Black3,4973,184550
Asian2,0841,369422
Multiple Races1,6151,471144
Other Race1,23186655
Native American28827117
Islander6464

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 20.25%.

North Highlands Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,130$34,906$27,024
Less Than High School$25,000$29,758$20,377
High School Grad$30,625$33,383$24,257
Some College$31,838$36,440$29,732
Bachelors Degree$35,357$39,500$30,756
Graduate Degree$49,183$56,106$46,324

$31,130

Average Earnings

$34,906

Average Male

$27,024

Average Female

North Highlands Earnings by Educational Attainment

North Highlands Language by Age

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North Highlands Language

62.41% of North Highlands residents speak only English, while 37.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.24% of the population.

North Highlands Language

North Highlands Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,6224,49819.88%
Hispanic12,4093,75330.24%
Black6,1401,54125.10%
Multiple3,6341,17432.31%
Asian3,21499330.90%
Other2,36873531.04%
Native4055914.57%
Islander643148.44%

25.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.19%

Male Poverty Rate

25.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Highlands

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Highlands is Islander, with 48.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Highlands is Native, with 14.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.10%.

North Highlands Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.94%
High School20.88%
Some College16.44%
Bachelors or Greater6.79%

North Highlands Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed44.79%
Male Unemployed31.73%
Female Employed13.62%
Male Employed10.83%

North Highlands Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

North Highlands Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,488$59,618
Families$47,407$62,229
Married Families$62,826$74,400
Non Families$35,305$46,869
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Income by Household Type

North Highlands Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.7%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

North Highlands Married by Age and Sex

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North Highlands Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

North Highlands Marital Status by Race

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North Highlands Marital Status

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2,168

Number of Veterans

1,924

Male Veterans

244

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam805
First Gulf War446
Second Gulf War421
Korea149
World War II95

North Highlands Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54575
65 to 74528
75+435
55 to 64381
18 to 34249

North Highlands Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7057.14%
Black2996.78%
Hispanic2182.77%
2 or More1477.58%
Indian123.06%
Asian50.20%

North Highlands Veterans by Race

North Highlands Veterans by Education

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10.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Highlands Veterans by Education

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59.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

North Highlands Employment by Age

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North Highlands Employment by Race

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North Highlands 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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57.59%

Born in California

74.65%

Native Born

25.35%

Foreign Born

13.56%

Non Citizen

11.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.65% of North Highlands residents were born in the United States, with 57.59% having been born in California. 13.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

North Highlands Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202147,6610.00%
202047,6610.00%
201947,661-1,307-2.67%
201848,9681,6113.40%
201747,3575161.10%
201646,8414651.00%
201546,3761,4773.29%
201444,8993250.73%
201344,5749112.09%
201243,6637751.81%
201142,8881940.45%
201042,6940.00%

North Highlands Population by Year