Highland, Indiana

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Population in 2013: 23,285 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.1%
 
Males: 10,932  (47.0%)
Females: 12,353  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
Indiana median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 46322.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,429 (it was $51,297 in 2000)
Highland:

$60,429
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,924 (it was $24,530 in 2000)

Highland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $155,426 (it was $122,500 in 2000)
Highland:

$155,426
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $158,926; Detached houses: $159,835; Townhouses or other attached units: $172,708; In 2-unit structures: $132,756; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $171,663; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $121,313

Median gross rent in 2012: $961.

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  • White alone - 17,881 (75.9%)
  • Hispanic - 3,792 (16.1%)
  • Black alone - 816 (3.5%)
  • Asian alone - 661 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 415 (1.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 112 (0.5%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Highland: 99.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.1%), Polish (12.2%), Irish (10.5%), Italian (5.0%), Dutch (5.0%), United States (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/04/1910

Land area: 6.87 square miles.

Population density: 3,390 people per square mile   (average).

Highland,IN real estate house value index trend

Highland, Indiana map

For population 25 years and over in Highland:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highland town:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

1,288 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 1.3% Asia).

This town:  5.5%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Highland, Indiana as of July 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Highland to the number of sex offenders is 2,606 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,705 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,611 (1.0%)

Highland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hammond, IN (4.6 miles , pop. 83,048).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (23.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Griffith, IN (1.5 miles ), Munster, IN (1.5 miles ), Schererville, IN (2.1 miles ), Dyer, IN (2.1 miles ), Hammond, IN (2.1 miles ), Lansing, IL (2.2 miles ), Lynwood, IL (2.2 miles ), East Chicago, IN (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 75 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 1998: 123 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 1999: 81 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2000: 50 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2001: 57 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2002: 30 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $150,900
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $211,800
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $188,600
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $267,200
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $202,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $188,200
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $222,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.55 N, Longitude: 87.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,916 (-8.1%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,866 (16.3%)

Area code: 219

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 0210010001011
per 100,000 0.08.44.20.00.04.30.00.00.04.40.04.24.2
Rapes 3123262333112
per 100,000 12.24.28.412.68.525.68.613.113.313.34.44.28.4
Robberies 1119261620321619201761510
per 100,000 44.780.2109.067.484.7136.668.683.088.575.426.662.942.1
Assaults 781818613161521131210312
per 100,000 316.776.075.525.355.168.364.391.857.553.244.312.650.5
Burglaries 729811198116103142126108101819698
per 100,000 292.3413.9465.4413.0491.5439.8608.8550.7477.7448.0358.7402.5412.1
Thefts 816859809830814772742812736737683723571
per 100,000 3313.03627.73392.03497.83448.73296.63181.13549.13255.53269.23024.43031.72401.3
Auto thefts 13213410384579579625555576644
per 100,000 535.9565.9431.9354.0241.5405.7338.7271.0243.3244.0252.4276.8185.0
Arson 6332222402125
per 100,000 24.412.712.68.48.58.58.617.50.08.94.48.421.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 296.0292.4278.5243.8246.2292.3248.7268.3243.0245.7195.7214.6186.1

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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: 43 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Indiana average:

1.96
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.1%
Indiana:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -237 (-1.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

Average climate in Highland, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Highland-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.3 miles away from the Highland town center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.3 miles away from the town center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Highland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 85% 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 215.5 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 190.1 miles away from Highland center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.9 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 247.0 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) earthquake occurred 213.6 miles away from Highland center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 297.2 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 Lake County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Highland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Highland:

  • A PLUS HOME HEALTH CARE INCORPORATED (2246-A INDUSTRIAL DR)
  • ALLPOINTS HOME HEALTH CARE INC (9801 PRAIRIE AVE)
  • CARESS HEALTH CARE SERVICES INC (3125 45TH ST)
  • MERCY HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (3235 45TH ST)
  • MOORE HOME HEALTH CARE INC (9000 INDIANAPOLIS BLVD)
  • PROFESSIONAL CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (9008 INDIANAPOLIS BLVD)
  • V-CARE HOME HEALTH SERVICES LLC (3026 45TH ST STE 2A)
  • HIGHLAND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (9630 FIFTH ST)

Amtrak stations near Highland:

  • 5 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 11 miles: HAMMOND-WHITING (HAMMOND, 1135 CALUMET AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 11 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.

College/University in Highland:

  • Tricoci University of Beauty Culture-Highland (Full-time enrollment: 242; Location: 2549 Highway Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.tricociuniversity.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highland:

  • Purdue University-Calumet Campus (about 3 miles; Hammond, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,343)
  • Indiana University-Northwest (about 7 miles; Gary, IN; FT enrollment: 4,390)
  • South Suburban College (about 10 miles; South Holland, IL; FT enrollment: 3,972)
  • Prairie State College (about 10 miles; Chicago Heights, IL; FT enrollment: 4,050)
  • City Colleges of Chicago-Olive-Harvey College (about 13 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,110)
  • Chicago State University (about 15 miles; Chicago, IL; FT enrollment: 4,352)
  • Governors State University (about 16 miles; University Park, IL; FT enrollment: 4,043)

Public high school in Highland:

Private high school in Highland:

  • BIBLE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 8720 ORCHARD DR; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Highland:

Private elementary/middle schools in Highland:

  • HIGHLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 433; Location: 3040 RIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF GRACE SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 3025 HIGHWAY AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HAPPY DAYS CHILD CARE CENTER (Students: 101; Location: 2450 LINCOLN ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 82; Location: 9516 KENNEDY AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Highland, Indiana is located in Nortwest Indiana near the IL border, not in southern Indiana near Evansville.
  • The map shows Highland in the Southwest corner of Indiana. It\'s actually in the Northwest corner of Indiana.
  • The map is wrong, Highland is located in the northwest corner of Indiana. You have the correct zip code and information regarding schools and churches is correct. All of the information regarding the town is about a town near Evansville, located in the southwest corner of the state added by alstrich

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Notable locations in Highland: Wicker Park Golf Course (A), Highland Town Hall (B), Highland Branch Lake County Public Library (C), Highland Fire Department Station 2 (D), Highland Fire Department Central Station (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Highland Grove Shopping Center (1), Port Deleav Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Highland include: Immanuel Church (A), Saint James Church (B), Suburban Bible Church (C), Calvary Baptist Church (D), First Christian Reformed Church (E), First Church of Christ (F), First Church of the Nazarene (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hope Cemetery (1), Campground Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Highland include: Little Turtle Park (1), Main Square Park (2), Homestead Park (3), Wicker Park (4), Meadows Park (5), Bluebird Park (6), Terrace Park (7), Orchard Park (8), Markley Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: United States Government - National Park Service- Indiana Dunes NATL Lakes (Recreation Areas; 8339 Indianapolis Boulevard) (1), Leisure Time Vending (Arcades & Amusements; 2737 Garfield Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Sir James Court U-Lock (9521 Indianapolis Boulevard) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Lake 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 177. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

177
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.568. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.568
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 11.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 3.39. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.39
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0167. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0167
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in Highland and their reported violations in the past:

HIGHLAND WATER WORKS (Population served: 23,546, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-18-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-18-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-18-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2010)
HONEYSUCKLE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-26-2012)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.8%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.3% for Black residents, 8.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 12.9% for other race residents, 1.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

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
32 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
39 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in other group homes in 2000

Highland, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Highland compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with most branches in Highland (2011 data):

  • First Financial Bank, National Association: Cline Ave Branch, Highland 45th Street Branch, Highland Branch. Info updated 2009/09/21: Bank assets: $6,663.4 mil, Deposits: $5,754.9 mil, headquarters in Hamilton, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 101 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Bancorp
  • Centier Bank: Highland Branch at 9701 Indianapolis Boulevard, branch established on 1963/10/29; Highland - Martha Branch at 9102 Indianpolis Blvd, branch established on 2004/10/27. Info updated 2011/02/16: Bank assets: $2,123.9 mil, Deposits: $1,840.9 mil, headquarters in Whiting, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 47 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancshares, Inc.
  • Fifth Third Bank: Highland Branch at 2203 45th Street, branch established on 1992/12/29; Highland Bm Branch at 8401 Indianapolis Blvd, branch established on 2008/01/28. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • First Midwest Bank: Highland Branch at 2842 Highway Avenue, branch established on 1954/12/17; Highland Grove Branch at 10322 Indianapolis Boulevard, branch established on 1997/08/13. Info updated 2011/12/22: Bank assets: $7,848.0 mil, Deposits: $6,529.2 mil, headquarters in Itasca, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 100 total offices, Holding Company: First Midwest Bancorp, Inc.
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Hammond: Highland Branch at 9030 Cline Avenue, branch established on 1990/03/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $50.8 mil, Deposits: $44.2 mil, headquarters in Hammond, IN, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Citizens Financial Bank: Highland Branch at 3853 45th Street, branch established on 1994/12/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,149.8 mil, Deposits: $986.7 mil, headquarters in Munster, IN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices
  • Standard Bank and Trust Company: Highland Branch at 2600 Highway Avenue, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,140.2 mil, Deposits: $1,872.8 mil, headquarters in Hickory Hills, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Standard Bancshares, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Highland Branch at 9600 Cline Avenue, branch established on 1968/11/18. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Lake Federal Bank, FSB: Indianapolis Boulevard Branch at 10249 Indianapolis Boulevard, branch established on 1998/05/04. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $74.4 mil, Deposits: $57.3 mil, headquarters in Hammond, IN, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices

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 (86%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Neighborhoods in Highland:

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Religion statistics for Highland town (based on Lake County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.80%
Here: 44.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents59.2%5.0%4.3%3.6%2.9%
Congregations17.1%8.7%6.1%6.4%5.5%
NameGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)American Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents2.0%2.0%1.9%1.8%17.4%
Congregations0.9%3.5%3.8%2.6%45.7%
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: 82
Lake County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
Lake County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 175
Lake County:

3.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 288
Here:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

32.3%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.7%
State:

14.3%
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 8$27,660$41,4900$0
Other Government Administration 7$28,890$49,52637$8,388
Police Protection - Officers 36$191,969$63,9900$0
Police - Other 4$13,078$39,2349$4,533
Fire - Other 1$5,573$66,8761$1,490
Streets and Highways 7$24,832$42,5690$0
Solid Waste Management 4$14,066$42,1980$0
Sewerage 3$11,674$46,6960$0
Parks and Recreation 13$35,975$33,20839$19,501
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$4,740$56,8800$0
Water Supply 12$39,345$39,3452$3,366
Other and Unallocable 10$30,828$36,9946$9,931
Totals for Government 106$428,630$48,52494$47,209

Highland government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($1.63)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $9,968,000 ($428.09)
    Police Protection: $3,027,000 ($130.00)
    Sewerage: $2,411,000 ($103.54)
    Water Utilities: $2,205,000 ($94.70)
    Regular Highways: $1,042,000 ($44.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $697,000 ($29.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $500,000 ($21.47)
    Fire Protection: $238,000 ($10.22)
    Central Staff Services: $216,000 ($9.28)
    Financial Administration: $200,000 ($8.59)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $155,000 ($6.66)
    General Public Buildings: $25,000 ($1.07)
    Health Services - Other: $16,000 ($0.69)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $534,000 ($22.93)
    Total Cash & Deposits: $214,000 ($9.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $409,000 ($17.56)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $394,000 ($16.92)
    General: $10,000 ($0.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $3,681,000 ($158.08)
    Financial Administration: $875,000 ($37.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $471,000 ($20.23)
    General - Other: $426,000 ($18.30)
    Police Protection: $212,000 ($9.10)
    Water Utilities: $170,000 ($7.30)
    Regular Highways: $91,000 ($3.91)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($0.39)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.09)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,832,000 ($207.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $279,000 ($11.98)

Highland government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,161,000 ($92.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,135,000 ($48.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $458,000 ($19.67)
    All Other: $294,000 ($12.63)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Government: $376,000 ($16.15)
    From Local Government: $228,000 ($9.79)
    Local Employee Contribution: $6,000 ($0.26)
    Interest Revenue: $6,000 ($0.26)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $214,000 ($9.19)
    Highways: $51,000 ($2.19)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $426,000 ($18.30)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,936,000 ($254.93)
    Interest Earnings: $588,000 ($25.25)
    Rents: $219,000 ($9.41)
    Special Assessments: $108,000 ($4.64)
    Property Sale Other: $49,000 ($2.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,640,000 ($113.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,658,000 ($71.20)
    Highways: $696,000 ($29.89)
    All Other: $317,000 ($13.61)
  • Tax - Property: $5,762,000 ($247.46)
    NEC: $323,000 ($13.87)

Highland government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $4,645,000 ($199.48)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $9,581,000 ($411.47)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $800,000 ($34.36)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,296,000 ($270.39)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,480,000 ($63.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,455,000 ($105.43)
    Other, NEC: $2,290,000 ($98.35)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,795,000 ($77.09)
    Water Utilities: $710,000 ($30.49)

Highland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,405,000 ($146.23)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,492,000 ($64.08)

4.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.11%
Indiana average:

5.59%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($114 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.02%
Indiana average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  1.61% ($34,076 average AGI)
from Porter County, IN  0.54% ($33,771)
from Will County, IL  0.14% ($37,932)


4.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,832 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Indiana average:

5.83%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($261 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.12% ($31,014 average AGI)
to Porter County, IN  0.81% ($37,666)
to Marion County, IN  0.30% ($21,183)

Strongest AM radio stations in Highland:

  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJOB (1230 AM; 1 kW; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCA (1270 AM; 1 kW; GARY, IN; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highland:

  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Highland:

  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W24AW (Channel 24; VALPARAISO, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W54BK (Channel 54; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W04CQ (Channel 4; CHESTERTON, IN; Owner: AQUA-LAND COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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: 13
Total length: 66 meters (217ft)
Total costs: $63,000
Total average daily traffic: 290,544
Total average daily truck traffic: 16,006

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Highland, IN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Highland)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Highland, IN)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 337E (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 337BB , Serial Number: 33701194, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 10/16/1969
    Registrant (Co-Owned): August E Hawkins, 10226 Idlewild Ln, Highland, IN 46322, Other Owners: Patsy T Hawkins
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172R (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 420U , Serial Number: 17280120, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 06/27/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas Philpot, 10145 Idlewild Ln, Highland, IN 46322
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4799B , Serial Number: 15283643, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Enalpria Holdings LLC, 9821 Parkway Dr, Highland, IN 46322
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 49077 , Serial Number: 15281136, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Enalpria Holdings LLC, 9821 Parkway Dr, Highland, IN 46322
  • Aircraft: TODD RICHARD S B-8M (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: MCCULLOCH 4318A&E/0-100 (72 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 67RT , Serial Number: 21, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 02/27/1991
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 9733 Erie St, Highland, IN 46322
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 757LR , Serial Number: 15279829, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 06/30/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Enalpria Holdings LLC, 9821 Parkway Dr, Highland, IN 46322
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 77GS , Serial Number: 28-7125445, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 05/07/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Wayne M Trustee Herrick, 9128 Prairie Ave, Highland, IN 46322

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED127$141,961128$122,734610$128,24130$70,26725$109,7200$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$08$154,25036$129,61110$18,4004$163,5001$57,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$121,50027$125,667177$142,77417$38,76510$130,9002$150,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$150,8005$91,000124$133,7585$68,8008$107,7500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$269,0004$131,25033$139,1525$75,8002$99,5000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0405.00 , 0406.00, 0407.00, 0408.01, 0408.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$130,96722$147,591
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$106,1674$173,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$142,8577$168,714
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$131,5001$145,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0405.00 , 0406.00, 0407.00, 0408.01, 0408.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 72
  • Hazardous Condition: 55
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Highland

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Highland, IN
Businesses in Highland, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Hyundai1
Advance Auto Parts1Jimmy John's1
Arby's1Jones New York3
AutoZone1Kohl's1
Avenue1Marshalls1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's3
Burger King1Meijer1
CVS2Nike5
Catherines1Office Depot1
Chevrolet1OfficeMax1
Circle K1Old Country Buffet1
Curves1Panda Express1
DHL1Penske1
Dairy Queen1Sprint Nextel1
Discount Tire1Starbucks1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway3
Famous Footwear1T-Mobile1
Fashion Bug1Target1
FedEx6UPS9
Ford1Volkswagen1
GameStop1Walgreens1
Goodwill1Wendy's1
H&R Block1World Gym1
Honda1

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  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
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  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 (46322) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Croatian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #101 (46322) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Serbian first ancestries"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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