Highland, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 9,860 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.9%
 
Males: 4,557  (46.2%)
Females: 5,303  (53.8%)
Median resident age:  36.8 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 62249.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,930 (it was $39,524 in 2000)
Highland:

$52,930
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,691 (it was $21,101 in 2000)

Highland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $158,884 (it was $90,300 in 2000)
Highland:

$158,884
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $156,663; Detached houses: $159,545; Townhouses or other attached units: $157,996; In 2-unit structures: $141,436; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $99,177; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $92,761; Mobile homes: $51,990

Median gross rent in 2012: $730.

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  • White alone - 9,542 (96.2%)
  • Hispanic - 138 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 106 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 89 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 21 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.03%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Highland: 89.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (39.2%), Irish (9.7%), United States (8.1%), English (6.0%), Swiss (4.7%), Dutch (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/05/1884

Elevation: 540 feet

Land area: 5.41 square miles.

Population density: 1,824 people per square mile   (low).

Highland,IL real estate house value index trend

Highland, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Highland:

  • High school or higher: 96.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highland city:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

203 residents are foreign born (0.3% Europe, 0.2% Asia).

This city:  2.2%
Illinois:  13.9%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Highland, Illinois as of March 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Highland to the number of sex offenders is 825 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,650 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,704 (2.0%)

Highland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Louis, MO (31.6 miles , pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (238.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: St. Jacob, IL (2.3 miles ), Grantfork, IL (2.5 miles ), Marine, IL (2.5 miles ), Pierron, IL (2.6 miles ), Pocahontas, IL (3.0 miles ), Trenton, IL (3.1 miles ), Aviston, IL (3.2 miles ), Alhambra, IL (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 40 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 1998: 44 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 1999: 32 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $147,300
  • 2002: 69 buildings, average cost: $127,800
  • 2003: 74 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2004: 108 buildings, average cost: $132,000
  • 2005: 113 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2006: 94 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2007: 50 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $178,400
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $135,300
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $144,700
  • 2011: 15 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $171,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.74 N, Longitude: 89.68 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,578 (+16.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,387 (50.1%)

Area code: 618

Highland household income distribution Highland home values distribution

Crime rates in Highland by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.011.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2100112010052
per 100,000 23.711.90.00.011.411.121.70.010.40.00.050.320.2
Robberies 00110004118112
per 100,000 0.00.011.911.50.00.00.042.710.410.381.3110.620.2
Assaults 2744714131494135
per 100,000 23.783.047.446.180.1154.9141.3149.494.041.010.230.250.5
Burglaries 25493030192417254019261825
per 100,000 296.3580.7355.5345.9217.4265.5184.8266.7417.7194.9264.2180.9252.6
Thefts 24717917717798147170178195123163105101
per 100,000 2927.22121.42097.72040.61121.41626.11847.81899.12036.11261.81656.31055.41020.6
Auto thefts 610779216713630
per 100,000 71.1118.583.080.7103.0232.365.274.710.430.861.030.20.0
Arson 1011020000000
per 100,000 11.90.011.911.50.022.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 166.0159.8127.5124.092.8162.9136.7142.2140.777.3115.2135.790.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Highland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 27 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Illinois average:

2.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +675 (+8.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

Work and jobs in Highland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Highland, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Highland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/24/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the Highland city center killed 6 people and injured 36 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1981, a category F4 tornado 15.6 miles away from the city center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Highland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from Highland center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 109.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 115.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 100.6 miles away from Highland center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 86.1 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 Madison County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Highland topographic map

Birthplace of: Aaron Rakers - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Baltimore Orioles, born: Jan 22, 1977), James Head (fighter) - Martial artist, Ken Oberkfell - Baseball player and manager, Jake Odorizzi - Baseball player, Harry Parker (baseball) - Baseball player, Jay C. Hoffman - Politician, Morris Bradshaw - Football player, Bob Hoskins (American football) - Player of football.

Hospitals and medical centers in Highland:

  • ST JOSEPH'S HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 12866 TROXLER AVENUE)
  • FAITH CARE CENTER (100 FAITH DRIVE)
  • HIGHLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER (1450 26TH STREET)

Airports located in Highland:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highland:

  • McKendree University (about 12 miles; Lebanon, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (about 18 miles; Edwardsville, IL; FT enrollment: 11,933)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (about 21 miles; Belleville, IL; FT enrollment: 9,085)
  • Saint Louis Community College (about 29 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 18,019)
  • Kaskaskia College (about 30 miles; Centralia, IL; FT enrollment: 3,867)
  • Saint Louis University (about 31 miles; Saint Louis, MO; FT enrollment: 11,606)
  • Lewis and Clark Community College (about 32 miles; Godfrey, IL; FT enrollment: 4,189)

Public high school in Highland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Highland:

See full list of schools located in Highland

Library in Highland:

  • LOUIS LATZER MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $353,507; Location: 1001 NINTH STREET; 41,259 books; 1,722 audio materials; 1,519 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 80 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Highland: Weinheimer Community Center (A), Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library (B), Highland City Hall (C), Highland Fire Department Station 2 (D), Highland Fire Department Station 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Highland include: First Baptist Church (A), First Congregational Church (B), Hope Lutheran Church (C), Saint Pauls Roman Catholic Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Joseph Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Highland Sportsmans Club Lake (A), Old City Reservoir (B), Silver Lake (C), Highland Silver Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Highland include: Hoffman Park (1), Kaeser Park (2), Madison County Fairgrounds (3), Merwin Park (4), Spindler Park (5), Water Tower Park (6), Lindenthal Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Dial-A-Story (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1001 9th Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Cardinal Inn (101 Walnut Street) (1), Holiday Inn Express Highland (20 Central Boulevard) (2), Choice Motel (101 Walnut Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 96.7. This is worse than average.

City:

96.7
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.38. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.38
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0171. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0171
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in Highland that have no violations reported:

  • COUNTRY HILLS WTR, INC. (Population served: 156, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.4%
(5.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.4% for Black residents, 13.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.6%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
162 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
36 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
187 people in nursing homes in 2000

Highland, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Highland compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Banks with most branches in Highland (2011 data):

  • FIRST MID-ILLINOIS BANK & TRUST, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Highland Branch at 12616 State Route 143, branch established on 1922/01/01; Highland Branch at 1301 Broadway, branch established on 2005/03/21. Info updated 2010/09/16: Bank assets: $1,492.8 mil, Deposits: $1,192.9 mil, headquarters in Mattoon, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc.
  • National Bank: Highland Branch at 40 Apex Drive, branch established on 1999/01/07. Info updated 2011/05/11: Bank assets: $310.4 mil, Deposits: $281.3 mil, headquarters in Hillsboro, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Country Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Collinsville Bank: Highland Branch at 111 Walnut Street, branch established on 1974/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $630.0 mil, Deposits: $554.3 mil, headquarters in Collinsville, IL, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: First Co Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Highland Square Branch at 1000 Broadway, branch established on 1891/07/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • The Bank of Edwardsville: Highland Branch at 100 Suppinger Lane, branch established on 1995/01/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,559.6 mil, Deposits: $1,289.3 mil, headquarters in Edwardsville, IL, positive income, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Banc Ed Corp., The
  • Woodforest National Bank: Highland Il Walmart Branch at 12495 State Rt 143, branch established on 2008/11/01. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Regions Bank: Highland Branch at 12515 State Route 143, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • First Clover Leaf Bank, FSB: First Clover Leaf Bank Lpo Branch at 12551 State Route 143, Ste A2, branch established on 2011/06/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $561.2 mil, Deposits: $419.4 mil, headquarters in Edwardsville, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • The Bradford National Bank of Greenville: Highland Branch - Bradford at 1100 Merantile Drive, branch established on 2002/10/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $225.1 mil, Deposits: $197.4 mil, headquarters in Greenville, IL, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Bradford Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Highland, Illinois:

  • Michael's Swiss Inn, 425 Broadway, Highland, IL 62249 , Phone: (618) 654-8646
  • Cardinal Inn, Rt 40 & 143, Highland, IL 62249 , Phone: (618) 654-4433
  • Holiday Inn Express, 20 Central Blvd, Highland, IL 62249 , Phone: (618) 651-1100
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Highland, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Highland travel time to work - commute Highland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Highland city (based on Madison County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.19%
Here: 50.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist Church
Adherents32.7%16.9%10.6%8.5%7.1%
Congregations8.3%14.1%7.6%5.9%9.0%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents3.2%3.2%2.7%2.0%13.0%
Congregations4.5%8.3%5.5%0.7%36.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 48
Madison County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Madison County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 100
Madison County:

3.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 190
Here:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

27.8%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.6%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$29,267$50,1720$0
Other Government Administration 3$17,889$71,5560$0
Police Protection - Officers 20$120,532$72,3190$0
Police - Other 1$3,928$47,1366$1,483
Firefighters 0$0 23$3,474
Streets and Highways 9$52,348$69,7970$0
Health 12$61,713$61,7138$16,129
Solid Waste Management 1$6,162$73,9440$0
Sewerage 10$50,729$60,8750$0
Parks and Recreation 7$26,287$45,06380$31,089
Natural Resources 1$3,445$41,3400$0
Water Supply 4$19,625$58,8750$0
Electric Power 16$90,610$67,9582$1,561
Local Libraries 1$4,942$59,30412$13,226
Other and Unallocable 16$78,829$59,1225$4,255
Totals for Government 108$566,306$62,923136$71,217

Highland government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $10,277,000 ($1042.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,150,000 ($218.05)
    Police Protection: $1,948,000 ($197.57)
    Water Utilities: $1,789,000 ($181.44)
    Sewerage: $1,667,000 ($169.07)
    Regular Highways: $1,527,000 ($154.87)
    Health - Other: $1,116,000 ($113.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $913,000 ($92.60)
    Central Staff Services: $842,000 ($85.40)
    General - Other: $805,000 ($81.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $512,000 ($51.93)
    Libraries: $329,000 ($33.37)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $236,000 ($23.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $464,000 ($47.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,438,000 ($145.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $609,000 ($61.76)
    Water Utilities: $607,000 ($61.56)
    Regular Highways: $603,000 ($61.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $326,000 ($33.06)
    Sewerage: $38,000 ($3.85)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($1.62)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,936,000 ($602.03)

Highland government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,808,000 ($183.37)
    All Other: $1,490,000 ($151.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $973,000 ($98.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $813,000 ($82.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $145,000 ($14.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $738,000 ($74.85)
    Interest Earnings: $730,000 ($74.04)
    Fines and Forfeits: $60,000 ($6.09)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $9,884,000 ($1002.43)
    Water Utilities: $2,084,000 ($211.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,137,000 ($318.15)
    All Other: $483,000 ($48.99)
    Highways: $258,000 ($26.17)
  • Tax - Property: $2,709,000 ($274.75)
    Other License: $252,000 ($25.56)

Highland government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,410,000 ($1360.04)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,970,000 ($808.32)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,250,000 ($633.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $810,000 ($82.15)

Highland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,670,000 ($2299.19)

4.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,112 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.32%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($428 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.03%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Clair County, IL  0.91% ($35,916 average AGI)
from St. Louis County, MO  0.38% ($41,118)
from Macoupin County, IL  0.27% ($33,631)


4.93% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($442 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.05%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Clair County, IL  0.79% ($31,914 average AGI)
to St. Louis County, MO  0.46% ($48,722)
to St. Louis city, MO  0.29% ($31,589)

Strongest AM radio stations in Highland:

  • WCBW (880 AM; 2 kW; HIGHLAND, IL; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • WDID (1510 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HIGHLAND, IL; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WILY (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CENTRALIA, IL; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highland:

  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • WDLJ (97.5 FM; BREESE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF BREESE, L.L.C.)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCXO (96.7 FM; CARLYLE, IL; Owner: CLINTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • WVRV (101.1 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGEL (101.7 FM; GREENVILLE, IL; Owner: BOND BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KMJM-FM (104.9 FM; COLUMBIA, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFTK-FM1 (97.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAOX (105.3 FM; STAUNTON, IL; Owner: TALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Highland:

  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • K64DT (Channel 64; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K49FC (Channel 49; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Highland, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 118
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 40
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 313
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 20
See more detailed statistics of Highland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 19 meters (62ft)
Total costs: $1,340,000
Total average daily traffic: 34,700
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,332
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 36,782
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Highland)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Highland, IL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Highland)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Highland)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED26$131,42329$125,620160$140,1119$62,2801$181,0206$92,972
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$99,9402$146,8308$154,1700$00$01$92,370
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$160,2703$107,50326$142,9372$50,3900$01$54,360
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$150,2902$125,91030$136,8841$186,7900$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$72,3601$72,1106$164,2400$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4036.01 , 4036.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$182,1338$149,034
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$182,4852$177,140
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$190,3801$247,060
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$143,620
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4036.01 , 4036.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 37
  • Hazardous Condition: 25

Incident types - Highland

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Highland, IL
Businesses in Highland, IL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets5
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx4Subway1
Ford1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1The Room Place1
Haworth1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS3
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1

Highland on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #40 (62249) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swiss first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #96 (62249) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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