Highland, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 22,585 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.1%
 
Males: 10,820  (47.9%)
Females: 11,765  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

43.6 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 46322.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $67,426 (it was $51,297 in 2000)
Highland:

$67,426
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,867 (it was $24,530 in 2000)

Highland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $187,248 (it was $122,500 in 2000)
Highland:

$187,248
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $170,500; detached houses: $174,524; townhouses or other attached units: $173,281; in 2-unit structures: $147,330; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $93,056; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $107,911; mobile homes: $47,558

Median gross rent in 2017: $969.

March 2019 cost of living index in Highland: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.6%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.6% for Black residents, 6.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.7% for other race residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Highland, IN (2017)
    • 17,59676.8%White alone
    • 3,71216.2%Hispanic
    • 7943.5%Black alone
    • 4321.9%Asian alone
    • 3971.7%Two or more races
    • 690.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Highland, Indiana as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Highland is 3,275 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Highland by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(4.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.2)
1
(4.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(25.6)
2
(8.6)
3
(13.1)
3
(13.3)
3
(13.3)
1
(4.4)
1
(4.2)
2
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
32
(136.6)
16
(68.6)
19
(83.0)
20
(88.5)
17
(75.4)
6
(26.6)
15
(62.9)
10
(42.1)
4
(17.1)
9
(38.8)
8
(34.8)
19
(84.2)
N/A
Assaults
(per 100,000)
16
(68.3)
15
(64.3)
21
(91.8)
13
(57.5)
12
(53.2)
10
(44.3)
3
(12.6)
12
(50.5)
5
(21.4)
6
(25.9)
1
(4.4)
17
(75.3)
10
(44.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
103
(439.8)
142
(608.8)
126
(550.7)
108
(477.7)
101
(448.0)
81
(358.7)
96
(402.5)
98
(412.1)
119
(509.2)
83
(358.1)
48
(208.9)
69
(305.6)
29
(129.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
772
(3,297)
742
(3,181)
812
(3,549)
736
(3,255)
737
(3,269)
683
(3,024)
723
(3,032)
571
(2,401)
585
(2,503)
494
(2,131)
482
(2,097)
632
(2,799)
492
(2,194)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
95
(405.7)
79
(338.7)
62
(271.0)
55
(243.3)
55
(244.0)
57
(252.4)
66
(276.8)
44
(185.0)
54
(231.0)
40
(172.6)
34
(147.9)
34
(150.6)
46
(205.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(8.5)
2
(8.6)
4
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.9)
1
(4.4)
2
(8.4)
5
(21.0)
3
(12.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
1
(4.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)278.8237.3256.0231.8234.4186.6204.7177.6163.7140.9133.8185.7151.1

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City-data.com crime index in Highland, IN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 47 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Indiana average:

1.42
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Ancestries: Polish (12.7%), German (10.4%), American (7.3%), Irish (6.1%), Dutch (5.1%), English (3.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/04/1910

Land area: 6.87 square miles.

Population density: 3,288 people per square mile   (average).

Highland, Indiana map

1,331 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 1.3% Asia, 1.1% Latin America).

This town:

5.8%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,582 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,599 (0.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 41.55 N, Longitude: 87.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,473 (-6.4%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,785 (15.7%)

Area code: 219

Distribution of median household income in Highland, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Highland, IN in 2017
Highland satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $195,400
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $287,800
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $318,500
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $206,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Highland, IN residents
Average permit cost in Highland, IN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.9%
Indiana:

3.9%
Historical population in Highland, IN
Historical housing units in Highland, IN
Most common industries in Highland, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (14.2%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
  • Health care (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.6%)
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.3%)
Most common occupations in Highland, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)

Average climate in Highland, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Highland, Indiana environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 96.1. This is worse than average.

City:

96.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.275. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.275
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.29. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.29
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 21.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.79
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0253. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0253
U.S.:

0.0098

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 Highland 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 (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 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: 58, Location: 8720 ORCHARD DR, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Highland:

Private elementary/middle schools in Highland:

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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

Points of interest:

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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

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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Highland:

Marital status in Highland, IN
  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 50.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Highland:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Highland
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Highland:

(Highland, Indiana Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Highland, IN (based on Lake County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic101,09658
Evangelical Protestant98,213266
Mainline Protestant28,94378
Black Protestant25,45974
Orthodox13,99014
Other7,46029
None220,844-
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: 82
This county:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Lake County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Lake County:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.8%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.3%
Indiana:

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

11.7%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.5%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Highland:

49.0%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Highland:

28.7
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Highland:

20.1%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.3%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Highland:

6.9
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Highland:

35.1%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
Highland:

57.8%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.1%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Highland, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 39$227,748$70,0760$0
Parks and Recreation 15$48,748$38,99836$19,844
Water Supply 11$45,909$50,0832$2,232
Financial Administration 9$32,408$43,2111$509
Other Government Administration 8$37,993$56,99039$8,748
Other and Unallocable 7$23,507$40,2985$6,100
Police - Other 6$24,725$49,45011$7,885
Streets and Highways 6$21,656$43,3120$0
Solid Waste Management 4$15,766$47,2980$0
Sewerage 3$12,721$50,8840$0
Firefighters 1$6,280$75,3601$1,510
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$5,374$64,4881$1,647
Totals for Government 110$502,835$54,85596$48,475

Highland government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $707,000 ($31.30)
    Sewerage: $652,000 ($28.87)
    General - Other: $534,000 ($23.64)
    Regular Highways: $38,000 ($1.68)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $5,557,000 ($246.05)
    Police Protection: $5,214,000 ($230.86)
    General - Other: $3,138,000 ($138.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,401,000 ($106.31)
    Water Utilities: $1,870,000 ($82.80)
    Regular Highways: $1,853,000 ($82.05)
    General Public Buildings: $342,000 ($15.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $339,000 ($15.01)
    Central Staff Services: $250,000 ($11.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $234,000 ($10.36)
    Financial Administration: $167,000 ($7.39)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $753,000 ($33.34)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $560,000 ($24.80)
    Other Investments - Other: $14,000 ($0.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $706,000 ($31.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $420,000 ($18.60)
    Police Protection: $122,000 ($5.40)
    Sewerage: $85,000 ($3.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $46,000 ($2.04)

Highland government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,703,000 ($385.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $895,000 ($39.63)
    Other: $5,000 ($0.22)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $752,000 ($33.30)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000 ($0.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $242,000 ($10.72)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $265,000 ($11.73)
    Interest Earnings: $200,000 ($8.86)
    Donations From Private Sources: $53,000 ($2.35)
    Rents: $30,000 ($1.33)
    General Revenue - Other: $16,000 ($0.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,370,000 ($193.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,359,000 ($104.45)
    Sewerage: $1,993,000 ($88.24)
    Highways: $904,000 ($40.03)
    General Local Government Support: $699,000 ($30.95)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.09)
  • Tax - Property: $9,107,000 ($403.23)
    Other License: $500,000 ($22.14)
    Public Utilities Sales: $411,000 ($18.20)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $184,000 ($8.15)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000 ($0.22)

Highland government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,542,000 ($599.60)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,542,000 ($599.60)

Highland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,236,000 ($364.67)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,362,000 ($724.46)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,398,000 ($150.45)

4.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,795 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
Indiana average:

6.06%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($120 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.02%
Indiana average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  1.89% ($44,600 average AGI)
from Porter County, IN  0.61% ($42,248)
from Will County, IL  0.21% ($63,224)


5.25% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,730 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Indiana average:

6.25%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,596 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.19%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.13% ($38,911 average AGI)
to Porter County, IN  0.91% ($47,223)
to Marion County, IN  0.32% ($25,124)
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

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
See more detailed statistics of Highland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 31.3mTotal length
  • 274,474Total average daily traffic
  • 12,144Total average daily truck traffic
  • 375,548Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Highland, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Highland, IN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: KERR CONRAD ARROWPLANE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: HKS 700E (60 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 66CK , Serial Number: 1, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 01/11/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 10/04/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Conrad Kerr, 2830 Condit St, Highland, IN 46322
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9314G , Serial Number: 18260854, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 12/08/1971, Certificate Issue Date: 10/27/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Jpl Aviation LLC, 8907 Arbor Hill Dr, 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 in Highland, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Highland, IN - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 44. The highest number of reported fires - 72 took place in 2006, and the least - 3 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Highland, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (38.2%), and Structure Fires (36.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Highland, IN
    • 27038.2%Outside Fires
    • 26036.8%Structure Fires
    • 14019.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 365.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Highland, IN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Highland, IN
  • 93.2%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Highland, IN
  • 62.5%Utility gas
  • 34.9%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used


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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 20 pilots and 20 other airmen in this city.
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