Highland, Kansas

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Population in 2017: 1,005 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 
Males: 528  (52.6%)
Females: 477  (47.4%)
Median resident age:

20.3 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years

Zip codes: 66035.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,069 (it was $25,250 in 2000)
Highland:

$35,069
KS:

$56,422

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,143 (it was $12,341 in 2000)

Highland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $88,687 (it was $47,700 in 2000)
Highland:

$88,687
KS:

$150,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $113,571; detached houses: $115,675; mobile homes: $50,236

Median gross rent in 2017: $524.

March 2019 cost of living index in Highland: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.7%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 8.3% for American Indian residents, 37.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Highland, KS (2017)
    • 78074.1%White alone
    • 19018.1%Black alone
    • 363.4%Hispanic
    • 212.0%Two or more races
    • 70.7%American Indian alone
    • 50.5%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Highland, Kansas as of August 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Highland is 350 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Highland by year

Type

2010

2011

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(196.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(1,282)
17
(1,670)
1
(98.4)
1
(99.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(2,030)
5
(491.2)
7
(689.0)
4
(396.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(213.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(198.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(196.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)188.0175.834.438.6

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City-data.com crime index in Highland, KS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Kansas average:

2.20
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Ancestries: German (34.7%), American (11.2%), English (8.3%), Irish (5.4%), European (3.9%), Canadian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.53 square miles.

Population density: 1,897 people per square mile   (low).

Highland, Kansas map

16 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Kansas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,595 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,234 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Joseph, MO (23.9 miles , pop. 73,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (66.2 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (419.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Leona, KS (2.4 miles),
Severance, KS (2.5 miles),
Robinson, KS (2.9 miles ),
White Cloud, KS (2.9 miles ),
Denton, KS (3.0 miles),
Forest City, MO (3.1 miles ),
Bendena, KS (3.1 miles),
Troy, KS (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 39.86 N, Longitude: 95.27 W

Area code: 785

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,100
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $365,700
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Highland, KS residents
Average permit cost in Highland, KS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Kansas:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+2.8%).
Most common industries in Highland, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (31.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.7%)
  • Health care (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (30.9%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.7%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.1%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (31.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Retail florists (6.8%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Highland, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Art and design workers (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (14.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.8%)
  • Art and design workers (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)

Average climate in Highland, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Highland, Kansas average temperatures Highland, Kansas average precipitation Highland, Kansas humidity Highland, Kansas wind speed Highland, Kansas snowfall Highland, Kansas sunshine Highland, Kansas clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.1. This is about average.

City:

74.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.49. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.49
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 36.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 27.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.59
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Highland-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/11/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.3 miles away from the Highland city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/18/1959, a category F3 tornado 9.6 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Highland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.5 miles away from the city center
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 407.5 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 361.7 miles away from Highland center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 373.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.7 miles away from Highland 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 401.2 miles away from Highland 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 Doniphan County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Highland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Highland:

  • HIGHLAND CARE CENTER (402 SOUTH AVE)
  • HIGHLAND HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CTR (402 SOUTH AVE PO BOX 117)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Highland:

  • OREGON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; OREGON, MO)
  • DONIPHAN CO HEALTH DEPT HHA (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; TROY, KS)
  • OAK RIDGE ACRES (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HIAWATHA, KS)
  • HIAWATHA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 15 miles away; HIAWATHA, KS)
  • NORTHEAST KANSAS MULTI COUNTY HHA (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; HIAWATHA, KS)
  • HIAWATHA PLACE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; HIAWATHA, KS)

Airports and heliports located in Highland:

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College/University in Highland:

  • Highland Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,148; Location: 606 W Main; Public; Website: www.highlandcc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Highland:

  • Missouri Western State University (about 27 miles; Saint Joseph, MO; Full-time enrollment: 4,557)
  • Northwest Missouri State University (about 40 miles; Maryville, MO; FT enrollment: 5,946)
  • Grantham University (about 54 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Park University (about 57 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 59 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • Washburn University (about 62 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • University of Kansas (about 63 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)

Public high school in Highland:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • There is a manufacturing plant in Highland that employees 10 persons.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Highland: Highland City Fire Department (A), Highland Community College Yost Art Gallery (B), Doniphan County Highland Branch Library (C), Highland City Hall (D), Doniphan County Fire District 2 Highland (E), Highland Senior Center (F), Highland Community College Library (G), Highland Community College Allen Field House (H), Highland Community College Rubeti Hall (I), Highland Community College Piper Hall (J), Highland Community College Heritage Hall (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Highland include: Highland United Methodist Church (A), Saint Martha African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Highland Christian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: John Misse - Baseball player.

Doniphan 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, CITY OF (Population served: 1,010, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Kansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

52.4%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.1%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
343 people in college/university student housing in 2010
31 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
297 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
40 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Highland (2011 data):

  • The Bendena State Bank: Highland Branch at 402 West Main Street, branch established on 1908/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/05: Bank assets: $41.3 mil, Deposits: $37.6 mil, headquarters in Bendena, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Bendena Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Highland:

Marital status in Highland, KS
  • Never married: 66.7%
  • Now married: 23.8%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

For population 25 years and over in Highland:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 27.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Kansas 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

Religion statistics for Highland, KS (based on Doniphan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,4119
Mainline Protestant1,40011
Catholic6235
Other1842
Black Protestant1442
None4,183-
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: 5
Here:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Doniphan County:

6.44 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Doniphan County:

28.9%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Doniphan County:

39.7%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.6%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Highland:

49.5%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.3%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Highland:

10.8%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Highland:

32.3%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
Highland:

58.5%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.9%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Highland, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,150$30,9002$1,754
Water Supply 2$4,088$24,5280$0
Judicial and Legal 2$2,599$15,5940$0
Financial Administration 1$3,129$37,5482$654
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$200
Totals for Government 7$14,966$25,65610$2,608

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $272,000 ($270.65)
    Water Utilities: $146,000 ($145.27)
    Sewerage: $78,000 ($77.61)
    Regular Highways: $49,000 ($48.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $36,000 ($35.82)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($9.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $18,000 ($17.91)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($5.97)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($1.99)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($1.00)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($1.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $282,000 ($280.60)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $138,000 ($137.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $54,000 ($53.73)
    General Revenue - Other: $20,000 ($19.90)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($2.99)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $203,000 ($201.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $25,000 ($24.88)
  • Tax - Property: $114,000 ($113.43)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $112,000 ($111.44)
    Public Utilities Sales: $60,000 ($59.70)
    Individual Income: $7,000 ($6.97)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $343,000 ($341.29)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $294,000 ($292.54)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,000 ($48.76)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $485,000 ($482.59)

5.17% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Kansas average:

7.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Buchanan County, MO  2.38% ($33,015 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Highland:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFEQ (680 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSFT (1550 AM; 5 kW; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highland:

  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)
  • KSJQ (92.7 FM; SAVANNAH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC.)
  • KAIR-FM (93.7 FM; HORTON, KS; Owner: KNZA INC.)
  • KNZA (103.9 FM; HIAWATHA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Highland:

  • KQTV (Channel 2; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF THE MIDWEST, INC.)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Highland fatal accident list:

Sep 7, 2003 03:30 PM, Spring St, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 30.7mTotal length
  • $1,335,000Total costs
  • 17,245Total average daily traffic
  • 3,453Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,512Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Highland, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 71990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Highland, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Highland)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Highland, KS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Highland Water Tower, 200 Block W. Illinois (Lat: 39.860417 Lon: -95.267111), Type: Tank, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQMP659,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, 21825.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/15/2010, Expiration Date: 10/15/2020, Certifier: Doug Johnson, Registrant: Usd111 Doniphan West Schools, 202 W Illinois, Highland, KS 66035, Phone: (785) 442-3671
  • Highland School, 402 E. Main (Lat: 39.860111 Lon: -95.260861), Type: Building, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQMP661,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23025.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/15/2010, Expiration Date: 10/15/2020, Certifier: Doug Johnson, Registrant: Usd 111 Doniphan West Schools, 202 W Illinois, Highland, KS 66035, Phone: (785) 442-3671

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1720N , Serial Number: 11964, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 01/20/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 03/15/2013
    Registrant (Individual): George A Moore, 1751 Chalk Bluff Rd, Highland, KS 66035
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/28/2018

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of reported fires - 22 took place in 2002, and the least - 0 in 2008. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Highland, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (56.3%), and Structure Fires (25.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Highland, KS
    • 10356.3%Outside Fires
    • 4625.1%Structure Fires
    • 3217.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Highland, KS
Most common first names in Highland, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1979.4 years
William1877.9 years
Mary1477.9 years
Charles1382.1 years
George1075.3 years
James978.7 years
Ruth783.2 years
Paul675.8 years
Harold679.7 years
Grace686.2 years
Most common last names in Highland, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gilmore1088.5 years
Simpson970.8 years
Miller879.6 years
Tilton776.1 years
Lucas780.8 years
Lovelady675.9 years
Ptomey666.5 years
Shonyo684.9 years
Koelliker587.0 years
Mckay577.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Highland, KS
  • 88.5%Utility gas
  • 9.4%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Highland, KS
  • 62.8%Utility gas
  • 34.9%Electricity
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Highland compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.

Highland on our top lists:

  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) (population 1,000+)"
There are no pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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