Highland, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 255 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.9%
 
Males: 127  (50.0%)
Females: 128  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 45132.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,372 (it was $41,964 in 2000)
Highland:

$31,372
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,747 (it was $14,005 in 2000)

Highland village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $81,981 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Highland:

$81,981
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $76,034; Detached houses: $80,553; Townhouses or other attached units: $64,364; Mobile homes: $49,470

Median gross rent in 2012: $750.

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Highland races chart
  • White alone - 241 (94.9%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.8%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Highland: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (24.3%), German (17.5%), English (4.0%), Dutch (3.4%), United States (3.4%), Polish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1065 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 1,544 people per square mile   (low).

Highland,OH real estate house value index trend

Highland, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in Highland:

  • High school or higher: 83.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highland village:

  • Never married: 14.0%
  • Now married: 64.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.2%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Highland, Ohio as of February 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Highland to the number of sex offenders is 252 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $870 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $725 (0.8%)

Highland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kettering, OH (38.3 miles , pop. 57,502).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cincinnati, OH (50.5 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (275.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Leesburg, OH (1.6 miles ), New Vienna, OH (2.3 miles ), Hillsboro, OH (3.1 miles ), Sabina, OH (3.2 miles ), Greenfield, OH (3.4 miles ), Martinsville, OH (3.4 miles ), Rocky Fork Point, OH (3.5 miles ), Highland Holiday, OH (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 39.34 N, Longitude: 83.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 937

Highland household income distribution Highland home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+2.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (38%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (20%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (17%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)

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

Average climate in Highland, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Highland-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.1 miles away from the Highland village center killed 36 people and injured 1150 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Highland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 81.0 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) earthquake occurred 238.8 miles away from Highland center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 224.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from Highland center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 202.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Highland County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Highland topographic map

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Highland: John Hughey.

Hospitals and medical centers near Highland:

  • HILLSBORO REGIONAL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; HILLSBORO, OH)
  • HILLCREST MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; WASHINGTON COURT HOU, OH)
  • HOME HEALTH SERVICES OF HIGHLAND DISTRICT HOSPITAL (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; HILLSBORO, OH)
  • HIGHLAND DISTRICT HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; HILLSBORO, OH)
  • SKILLED NURSING II INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; HILLSBORO, OH)
  • HEARTLAND OF HILLSBORO (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HILLSBORO, OH)
  • ARI III/HILLSBORO (Hospital, about 10 miles away; HILLSBORO, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highland:

  • Southern State Community College (about 8 miles; Hillsboro, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,418)
  • Central State University (about 30 miles; Wilberforce, OH; FT enrollment: 2,094)
  • Cedarville University (about 31 miles; Cedarville, OH; FT enrollment: 3,396)
  • Fortis College-Centerville (about 36 miles; Centerville, OH; FT enrollment: 4,527)
  • University of Cincinnati-Clermont College (about 37 miles; Batavia, OH; FT enrollment: 2,739)
  • Wright State University-Main Campus (about 40 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 14,482)
  • Clark State Community College (about 40 miles; Springfield, OH; FT enrollment: 3,689)

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

Highland 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 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 39.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

39.2
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 32.6%
(33.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 19.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  69.9%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  16.1%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Highland compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

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 (66%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Highland village (based on Highland County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.58%
Here: 33.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents25.1%23.2%8.4%8.0%4.7%
Congregations18.4%28.7%4.6%2.3%3.4%
NameSouthern Baptist Convention Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)Friends (Quakers)Other
Adherents4.4%4.4%4.2%4.1%13.5%
Congregations3.4%1.1%4.6%8.0%25.3%
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: 6
Highland County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Highland County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Highland County:

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.0%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Highland County:

28.8%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.2%
State:

11.9%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$519
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$100
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$200
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$300
Totals for Government 0$0 11$1,119

5.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,106 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Ohio average:

4.72%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clinton County, OH  0.94% ($26,028 average AGI)
from Fayette County, OH  0.59% ($22,967)
from Ross County, OH  0.44% ($20,803)


5.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,364 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
Ohio average:

5.14%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clinton County, OH  1.15% ($28,823 average AGI)
to Fayette County, OH  0.52% ($22,886)
to Clermont County, OH  0.38% ($26,207)

Strongest AM radio stations in Highland:

  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WKFI (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, OH; Owner: SOUTHWEST OHIO BROADCAST SERVICES GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WONE (980 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHIO (1290 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WING (1410 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH)
  • WGNZ (1110 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FAIRBORN, OH; Owner: L&D BROADCASTORS INC.)
  • WSRW (1590 AM; 1 kW; HILLSBORO, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highland:

  • WVNU (97.5 FM; GREENFIELD, OH; Owner: SOUTHERN OHIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKLN (102.3 FM; WILMINGTON, OH; Owner: SOUTHWEST OHIO BROADCAST SERVICES GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVT (88.7 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WSRW-FM (106.7 FM; HILLSBORO, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHO-FM (105.5 FM; WASHINGTON COURT HOU, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPAY-FM (104.1 FM; PORTSMOUTH, OH; Owner: RADIO STATIONS WPAY/WPFB, INC.)
  • WHKO (99.1 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WOHC (90.1 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYGY (96.5 FM; LEBANON, OH; Owner: WVAE LICO, INC.)
  • WKKJ (94.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVXC (89.3 FM; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WZLR (95.3 FM; XENIA, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Highland:

  • WWHO (Channel 53; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WHIO-TV (Channel 7; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WHIO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDTN (Channel 2; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WDTN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBDT (Channel 26; SPRINGFIELD, OH; Owner: ACME TV LICENSES OF OHIO, LLC)
  • WPTD (Channel 16; DAYTON, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TV, INC.)
  • WKEF (Channel 22; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WKEF LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WRGT-TV (Channel 45; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WRGT LICENSEE, LLC)

Highland fatal accident list:

Dec 12, 1989 07:10 AM, 73, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,090
Total average daily truck traffic: 32
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 1,610

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Northern Kentucky University (Lat: 39.031167 Lon: -84.458556), Call Sign: KNIM827
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.5400 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/25/2003, Expiration Date: 02/08/2014
    Registrant: American National Red Cross, 2025 E Street Nw, Nw2-131, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 303-4126, Fax: (202) 303-0230, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 2
Most common first names in Highland, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Ruth474.5 years
Harry377.7 years
Esther374.7 years
Mary380.3 years
Raymond380.0 years
Floyd285.0 years
James283.0 years
Anna280.5 years
Howard282.0 years
Bessie291.6 years
Most common last names in Highland, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Priest470.8 years
Wright384.3 years
Watts375.0 years
Winters381.0 years
Hottinger282.0 years
Hoskins276.0 years
Akins281.5 years
Barnett278.5 years
Berry288.1 years
Holt290.5 years
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