Highland Beach, Florida

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Population in 2017: 3,800 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.7%
 
Males: 1,780  (46.9%)
Females: 2,020  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

66.5 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 33487.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $97,277 (it was $72,989 in 2000)
Highland Beach:

$97,277
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $86,677 (it was $67,288 in 2000)

Highland Beach town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $517,584 (it was $210,400 in 2000)
Highland Beach:

$517,584
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $399,923; detached houses: $480,138; townhouses or other attached units: $245,483; in 2-unit structures: $167,010; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $230,579; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $307,843; mobile homes: $47,724; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $39,028

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,761.

March 2019 cost of living index in Highland Beach: 108.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.7%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Highland Beach, FL (2010)
    • 3,34794.6%White alone
    • 1293.6%Hispanic
    • 260.7%Asian alone
    • 200.6%Two or more races
    • 110.3%Black alone
    • 60.2%Other race alone

Races in Highland Beach detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Crime rates in Highland Beach by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(26.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(47.4)
4
(95.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(49.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(27.5)
3
(81.9)
1
(26.9)
2
(53.1)
1
(26.3)
2
(52.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(189.6)
7
(166.9)
7
(170.5)
11
(277.4)
7
(175.5)
7
(174.3)
8
(223.0)
12
(330.7)
4
(109.8)
4
(109.2)
4
(107.4)
6
(159.3)
5
(131.7)
1
(26.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
22
(521.5)
27
(643.9)
19
(462.7)
38
(958.1)
23
(576.7)
31
(771.9)
9
(250.9)
30
(826.7)
28
(768.8)
30
(818.8)
32
(859.5)
22
(584.0)
27
(711.1)
19
(495.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
5
(119.2)
1
(24.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(50.2)
1
(24.9)
2
(55.8)
2
(55.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(53.7)
6
(159.3)
6
(158.0)
4
(104.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)43.673.232.457.739.475.030.160.643.956.859.657.976.692.5

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City-data.com crime index in Highland Beach, FL

Crime rate in Highland Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.91
Florida average:

2.08
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Highland Beach, FL City Guides:

Ancestries: American (11.9%), Italian (11.6%), Irish (10.0%), Russian (9.3%), Eastern European (6.7%), German (6.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 10 feet

Land area: 0.49 square miles.

Population density: 7,757 people per square mile   (high).

Highland Beach, Florida map

637 residents are foreign born (7.1% Europe, 6.3% Latin America).

This town:

16.4%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,818 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,294 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boca Raton, FL (2.9 miles , pop. 74,764).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (39.8 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (962.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Boca Raton, FL (1.7 miles ),
Delray Beach, FL (2.1 miles ),
Kings Point, FL (2.3 miles ),
Boca Del Mar, FL (2.5 miles ),
Gulf Stream, FL (2.5 miles ),
Dunes Road, FL (2.6 miles ),
Villages of Oriole, FL (2.6 miles ),
Whisper Walk, FL (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 26.40 N, Longitude: 80.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 561

Distribution of median household income in Highland Beach, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Highland Beach, FL in 2017

Property values in Highland Beach, FL

Highland Beach satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $1,351,500
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $696,400
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $430,900
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $494,400
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $796,200
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $885,800
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $814,500
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $886,400
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $1,199,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $1,125,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $1,326,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $1,080,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $1,316,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $1,783,600
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $1,998,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $3,440,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $1,968,100
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $1,622,700
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $1,967,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Highland Beach, FL residents
Average permit cost in Highland Beach, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Highland Beach, FL
Historical housing units in Highland Beach, FL

Population change in the 1990s: +783 (+26.2%).
Most common industries in Highland Beach, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.9%)
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (19.0%)
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Air transportation (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (10.5%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Highland Beach, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Top executives (13.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (5.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Top executives (23.2%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (10.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Lawyers (4.9%)
  • Engineers (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.4%)
  • Art and design workers (4.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.9%)

Average climate in Highland Beach, Florida

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Highland Beach, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.2. This is about average.

City:

73.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.476. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.476
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.41
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.32
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Highland Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the Highland Beach town center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/23/1965, a category F3 tornado 16.2 miles away from the town center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Highland Beach-area historical earthquake activity is below Florida state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 406.9 miles away from Highland Beach center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 73.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 449.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 415.4 miles away from Highland Beach center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 264.9 miles away from Highland Beach center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 352.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Palm Beach County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Tropical Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Highland Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Highland Beach:

  • BOCA HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BOCA RATON, FL)
  • FOUNTAINS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BOCA RATON, FL)
  • BOCA HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BOCA RATON, FL)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BOCA RATON, FL)
  • EMPATHY CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BOCA RATON, FL)
  • B AND B HOMECARE OF PALM BEACH LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; BOCA RATON, FL)
  • ELITE HOME HEALTH OF THE PALM BEACHES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BOCA RATON, FL)

Amtrak stations near Highland Beach:

  • 5 miles: DELRAY BEACH (345 S. CONGRESS AVE.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 7 miles: DEERFIELD BEACH (1300 W. HILLSBORO BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highland Beach:

  • Florida Atlantic University (about 3 miles; Boca Raton, FL; Full-time enrollment: 24,403)
  • Lynn University (about 4 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Everest University-Pompano Beach (about 12 miles; Pompano Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 15 miles; Lake Worth, FL; FT enrollment: 19,938)
  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (about 16 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 18,270)
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 22 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,868)
  • Broward College (about 25 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 30,322)

Library in Highland Beach:

  • HIGHLAND BEACH LIBRARY (Operating income: $361,368; Location: 3614 SOUTH OCEAN BLVD.; 33,299 books; 1,862 audio materials; 3,847 video materials; 85 state licensed databases; 22 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Highland Beach: Delray Beach Fire Rescue Station 6 (A), Highland Beach Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Palm Beach County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

1.7 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

55.7%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.1%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Highland Beach:

Marital status in Highland Beach, FL
  • Never married: 12.6%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Highland Beach:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Florida average:

12.0

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Highland Beach
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Highland Beach, FL (based on Palm Beach County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic210,00636
Evangelical Protestant143,738477
Other62,520124
Mainline Protestant44,22383
Black Protestant17,53347
Orthodox5,6958
None836,419-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 259
Palm Beach County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
Palm Beach County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 161
This county:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 284
This county:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,129
Palm Beach County:

8.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.7%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

19.3%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.3%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Highland Beach:

57.5%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Highland Beach:

53.6%
State:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Highland Beach:

28.4
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Highland Beach:

15.2%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Highland Beach:

10.8%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

37.1%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Highland Beach:

58.8%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

72.9%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Highland Beach, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 15$93,367$74,6940$0
Water Supply 6$32,882$65,7640$0
Local Libraries 4$20,696$62,0884$5,600
Other and Unallocable 4$19,574$58,7224$7,464
Streets and Highways 3$16,100$64,4000$0
Financial Administration 2$10,660$63,9600$0
Other Government Administration 2$17,225$103,3505$5,250
Police - Other 1$3,325$39,9000$0
Totals for Government 37$213,829$69,35013$18,314

Highland Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $2,979,000 ($783.95)
    Water Utilities: $2,026,000 ($533.16)
    Police Protection: $1,834,000 ($482.63)
    Sewerage: $815,000 ($214.47)
    Central Staff Services: $685,000 ($180.26)
    General - Other: $618,000 ($162.63)
    Libraries: $509,000 ($133.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $365,000 ($96.05)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $264,000 ($69.47)
    Financial Administration: $246,000 ($64.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $184,000 ($48.42)
    Health - Other: $12,000 ($3.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($1.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $84,000 ($22.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $216,000 ($56.84)
    Libraries: $66,000 ($17.37)
    General - Other: $65,000 ($17.11)
    Sewerage: $47,000 ($12.37)
    Police Protection: $31,000 ($8.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,734,000 ($719.47)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $416,000 ($109.47)

Highland Beach government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,033,000 ($271.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $467,000 ($122.89)
    Other: $5,000 ($1.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $45,000 ($11.84)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $399,000 ($105.00)
    Interest Earnings: $52,000 ($13.68)
    Rents: $50,000 ($13.16)
    Fines and Forfeits: $14,000 ($3.68)
    Special Assessments: $2,000 ($0.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,124,000 ($558.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $341,000 ($89.74)
    Other: $5,000 ($1.32)
  • Tax - Property: $7,339,000 ($1931.32)
    Public Utilities Sales: $724,000 ($190.53)
    Other License: $320,000 ($84.21)
    Other Selective Sales: $33,000 ($8.68)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.26)

Highland Beach government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,347,000 ($4828.16)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,657,000 ($4646.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,530,000 ($402.63)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $840,000 ($221.05)

Highland Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,630,000 ($2271.05)

6.45% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($141,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,757 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Broward County, FL  1.26% ($67,594 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.39% ($78,122)
from Travis County, TX  0.15% ($49,041)


5.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($850 average AGI)
Palm Beach County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Broward County, FL  0.97% ($62,460 average AGI)
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.24% ($51,794)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.23% ($182,141)

Businesses in Highland Beach, FL

  • Holiday Inn: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Highland Beach:

  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WDJA (1420 AM; 5 kW; DELRAY BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL DELRAY BEACH, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WHSR (980 AM; 5 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSBR (740 AM; 3 kW; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highland Beach:

  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRMB (89.3 FM; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOLL (105.5 FM; HOBE SOUND, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIS (99.9 FM; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WKIS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMA (106.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WRMA LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WFLC (97.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPYM (93.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO-MIAMI, LLC)
  • WHQT (105.1 FM; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVE (93.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIB (103.5 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXJ (102.7 FM; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WPOW (96.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WPOW LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Highland Beach:

  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • W58BU (Channel 58; HALLANDALE, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT,INC.)
  • WPPB-TV (Channel 63; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WWHB-CA (Channel 15; STUART, FL; Owner: AMERICAN NETCOM, INC.)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WDLP-CA (Channel 21; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)
  • WLMF-LP (Channel 53; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAGING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
Highland Beach fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Highland Beach fatal accident list:

Apr 24, 2015 12:29 AM, Sr-A1a, Lat: 26.421378, Lon: -80.064319, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 13, 2003 04:35 PM, Sr-A1a, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
May 7, 2000 08:22 PM, Sr-A1a, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 9, 1981 11:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 11, 1980 08:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.1mTotal length
  • 500Total average daily traffic
  • 20Total average daily truck traffic
  • 600Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 3920 S Ocean Blvd (Lat: 26.414250 Lon: -80.063667), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WGB484,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz, Grant Date: 01/14/2014, Expiration Date: 12/21/2023, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • 1138 Russell Dr (Lat: 26.394806 Lon: -80.066444), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPDY693,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.337 MHz, Grant Date: 01/22/2014, Expiration Date: 12/21/2023, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • L1, 2809 S Ocean Blvd (Lat: 26.441056 Lon: -80.064278), Call Sign: WQTT800,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 456.187 MHz, 451.237 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2014, Expiration Date: 04/10/2024, Certifier: Ric Clark, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7328, Fax: (214) 355-4971, Email:
  • Lat: 26.412583 Lon: -80.064306, Call Sign: WQYC883,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.712 MHz, 463.287 MHz, 468.287 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/2016, Expiration Date: 08/22/2026, Certifier: Mark Bernardi, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, P.O. Box 559001, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • Call Sign: WQYC983,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.800 MHz, 451.800 MHz, 456.800 MHz, 464.500 MHz, 469.500 MHz, 464.550 MHz, 469.550 MHz, 451.812 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/2016, Expiration Date: 08/22/2026, Certifier: Marco Johnson, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, P.O. Box 559001, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 3407 S Ocean Blvd (Lat: 26.413389 Lon: -80.064472), Structure height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WNEP933,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2191.20 MHz, Grant Date: 09/18/2001, Expiration Date: 12/05/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/19/2007, Phone: (305) 338-1227

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Highland Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Highland Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED45$363,17887$366,3457$211,14360$357,767
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$427,83317$369,6470$09$344,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED14$259,85745$345,0442$212,50029$307,207
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$290,33321$390,6190$011$350,455
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$312,3335$226,2000$05$285,800

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0074.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$510,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0074.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Highland Beach, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Highland Beach, FL - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Highland Beach, FL
  • 93.2%Electricity
  • 4.5%Utility gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Highland Beach, FL
  • 91.2%Electricity
  • 5.1%No fuel used
  • 3.7%Utility gas


Highland Beach compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Highland Beach on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Greece (population 500+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in France (population 500+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest housing density (population 2,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe (population 500+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Europe (population 500+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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