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Population in 2012: 235 (79% urban, 21% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.7%
 

Males: 100  (43.0%)
Females: 135  (57.0%)

Median resident age:  49.3 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 33853.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,612 (it was $41,875 in 2000)
Highland Park:

$37,612
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,886

Highland Park village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $162,360 (it was $76,400 in 2000)
Highland Park:

$162,360
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $188,346; Detached houses: $288,457; Townhouses or other attached units: $116,516; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $71,851; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $86,013

Median gross rent in 2012: $488.

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  • White alone - 201 (87.4%)
  • Hispanic - 19 (8.3%)
  • Black alone - 7 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Highland Park: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (26.8%), English (21.7%), Scottish (12.2%), Irish (10.2%), United States (5.8%), Italian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.45 square miles.

Population density: 524 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Highland Park:

  • High school or higher: 99.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highland Park village:

  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

10 residents are foreign born (1.0% Asia, 0.7% North America).

This village:  3.4%
Florida:  19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,000 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,688 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakeland, FL (26.9 miles , pop. 78,452).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (55.4 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (847.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Crooked Lake Park, FL (1.7 miles ), Lake Wales, FL (1.7 miles ), Babson Park, FL (1.8 miles ), Hillcrest Heights, FL (1.9 miles ), Waverly, FL (2.8 miles ), Frostproof, FL (2.9 miles ), Alturas, FL (3.0 miles ), Dundee, FL (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 27.87 N, Longitude: 81.57 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 863

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +88 (+56.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (35%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Art and design workers (17%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Accountants and auditors (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Lawyers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (8%)

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Tornado activity:

Highland Park-area historical tornado activity is above Florida state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/22/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the Highland Park village center killed 25 people and injured 150 people and caused $55 million in damages.

On 2/19/1963, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Polk County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 6, Tropical Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Highland Park:

  • GROVES CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LAKE WALES, FL)
  • AMEDISYS OF LAKE WALES (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; LAKE WALES, FL)
  • LAKE WALES MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; LAKE WALES, FL)

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Amtrak station near Highland Park:

  • 14 miles: WINTER HAVEN (1800 7TH ST. S.W.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highland Park:

  • Polk State College (about 15 miles; Winter Haven, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,262)
  • Southeastern University (about 25 miles; Lakeland, FL; FT enrollment: 2,516)
  • Universal Technical Institute-Automotive Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics (about 40 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,327)
  • Everest University-South Orlando (about 41 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 3,028)
  • Valencia Community College (about 49 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 17,591)
  • Everest University-Brandon (about 49 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 2,266)
  • Rollins College (about 53 miles; Winter Park, FL; FT enrollment: 2,715)

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.0%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  67.0%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Highland Park compared to Florida state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Highland Park travel time to work - commute


Highland Park mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (98%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.86%
Here41.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents33.5%18.6%9.3%6.8%3.8%
Congregations25.3%2.3%7.0%9.1%6.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran ChurchEpiscopal Church Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents3.3%2.4%2.2%2.2%18.1%
Congregations3.0%1.1%2.6%0.6%42.3%
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: 94
Polk County:

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 104
This county:

1.82 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 215
Polk County:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 281
This county:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Polk County:

9.8%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Polk County:

30.1%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
State:

14.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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 2$1,500
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,500


9.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,836 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.47%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($269 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.11%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.91% ($38,458 average AGI)
from Orange County, FL  0.91% ($36,529)
from Osceola County, FL  0.63% ($33,243)


6.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,124 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.50%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($203 average AGI)
Polk County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.72% ($40,979 average AGI)
to Orange County, FL  0.55% ($38,890)
to Osceola County, FL  0.37% ($29,587)

Strongest AM radio stations in Highland Park:

  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIPC (1280 AM; 1 kW; LAKE WALES, FL; Owner: SIBER MEDIA GROUP INC)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHNR (1360 AM; 5 kW; CYPRESS GARDENS, FL; Owner: GB ENTERPRISES COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WWBF (1130 AM; 3 kW; BARTOW, FL; Owner: THOMAS N. THORNBURG, THORNBURG COMM.)
  • WTWB (1570 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, FL; Owner: CARPENTER'S HOME CHURCH, INC.)
  • WJCM (1050 AM; 5 kW; SEBRING, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highland Park:

  • WPCV (97.5 FM; WINTER HAVEN, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWRZ (98.3 FM; FORT MEADE, FL; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WWRM (94.9 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOI (101.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFLZ-FM (93.3 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTX (100.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WQYK-FM (99.5 FM; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF FLORIDA)
  • WTBT (103.5 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXXL (106.7 FM; TAVARES, FL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWOJ (99.1 FM; AVON PARK, FL; Owner: COHAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBVM (90.5 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE/ST. PETERSBURG)
  • WLAZ (89.1 FM; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: CAGUAS EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • WUSF (89.7 FM; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF S. FLORIDA)
  • WLVF-FM (90.3 FM; HAINES CITY, FL; Owner: LANDMARK BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WYFO (91.9 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W291AG (106.1 FM; HIGHLAND CITY, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Highland Park:

  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEDU (Channel 3; TAMPA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA WEST COAST PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLWA-LP (Channel 14; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: TRI-MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXPX (Channel 66; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATION LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFLA-TV (Channel 8; TAMPA, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTS-TV (Channel 28; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TAMPA BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTOG (Channel 44; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: VIACOM INTERNATIONAL INC.)
  • WTVT (Channel 13; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TVT LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUSF-TV (Channel 16; TAMPA, FL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA)
  • WTTA (Channel 38; ST. PETERSBURG, FL; Owner: BAY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFTT (Channel 50; TAMPA, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA TAMPA LLC)
  • WCLF (Channel 22; CLEARWATER, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTAM-LP (Channel 6; TAMPA, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$116,770
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$159,530
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0154.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$118,670
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0154.01

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Highland Park on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Religious workers"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farmers and farm managers"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Registered nurses"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Arts, entertainment, and recreation"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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