Highland Park, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 10,900 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -34.9%
Males: 5,453  (50.0%)
Females: 5,447  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

41.0 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48203.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $19,633 (it was $17,737 in 2000)
Highland Park:

$19,633
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,788 (it was $12,121 in 2000)

Highland Park city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $56,962 (it was $47,900 in 2000)
Highland Park:

$56,962
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $147,039; detached houses: $150,203; townhouses or other attached units: $155,410; in 2-unit structures: $70,626; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $143,447; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $157,165; mobile homes: $53,228; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $133,056

Median gross rent in 2017: $640.

March 2019 cost of living index in Highland Park: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 46.8%
(60.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.1% for Black residents, 45.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 4.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Highland Park, MI (2017)
    • 9,86990.6%Black alone
    • 4864.5%White alone
    • 2852.6%Two or more races
    • 1111.0%Hispanic
    • 290.3%Asian alone
    • 70.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 66 registered sex offenders living in Highland Park, Michigan as of June 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Highland Park is 165 to 1.


Crime rates in Highland Park by year

Type

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
6
(51.4)
6
(51.8)
5
(49.6)
3
(27.8)
5
(46.5)
5
(46.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(68.5)
16
(138.0)
9
(89.3)
11
(101.8)
8
(74.4)
12
(111.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
96
(822.5)
67
(578.0)
47
(466.5)
39
(360.8)
39
(362.6)
34
(315.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
120
(1,028)
98
(845.5)
105
(1,042)
135
(1,249)
131
(1,218)
137
(1,269)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
172
(1,474)
155
(1,337)
65
(645.2)
81
(749.3)
83
(771.6)
58
(537.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
277
(2,373)
267
(2,304)
197
(1,956)
137
(1,267)
204
(1,896)
200
(1,853)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
199
(1,705)
155
(1,337)
73
(724.6)
84
(777.1)
104
(966.8)
86
(796.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
16
(137.1)
10
(86.3)
11
(109.2)
14
(129.5)
5
(46.5)
8
(74.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)944.5849.2700.5660.2712.0705.4

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City-data.com crime index in Highland Park, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.83
Michigan average:

1.66
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Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 2.98 square miles.

Population density: 3,660 people per square mile   (average).

Highland Park, Michigan map

44 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,405 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,226 (3.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Detroit, MI (1.1 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (238.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Detroit, MI (1.1 miles ),
Hamtramck, MI (1.5 miles ),
Hazel Park, MI (2.0 miles ),
Ferndale, MI (2.1 miles ),
Pleasant Ridge, MI (2.3 miles ),
Oak Park, MI (2.4 miles ),
Huntington Woods, MI (2.5 miles ),
Center Line, MI (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 42.40 N, Longitude: 83.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,865 (+26.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 343 (12.7%)

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $28,400
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Michigan:

4.4%
Historical population in Highland Park, MI
Historical housing units in Highland Park, MI
Most common industries in Highland Park, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.6%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (14.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.0%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Highland Park, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.3%)

Average climate in Highland Park, Michigan

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Highland Park, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.4. This is worse than average.

City:

90.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.461. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.461
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.969. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.969
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00605. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00605
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Highland Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the Highland Park city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1956, a category F4 tornado 12.2 miles away from the city center injured 22 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Highland Park-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 152.8 miles away from Highland Park center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 114.2 miles away from Highland Park center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 122.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 144.9 miles away from Highland Park 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 293.8 miles away from Highland Park 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 371.6 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 Wayne County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Highland Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Highland Park:

  • DETROIT OSTEOPATHIC HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 12523 3RD AVE)
  • PARK GERIATRIC VILLAGE (111 FORD AVE)
  • ROYAL NURSING CENTER (91 GLENDALE)
  • DAVITA - HIGHLAND PARK (64 VICTOR)

Amtrak stations near Highland Park:

  • 3 miles: DETROIT (11 W. BALTIMORE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 7 miles: ROYAL OAK (201 S. SHERMAN DR.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: DEARBORN (16121 MICHIGAN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

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

  • University of Detroit Mercy (about 3 miles; Detroit, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,406)
  • Wayne State University (about 4 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 20,204)
  • Wayne County Community College District (about 6 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 10,554)
  • Henry Ford Community College (about 9 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 12,610)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (about 9 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Lawrence Technological University (about 9 miles; Southfield, MI; FT enrollment: 2,430)
  • Macomb Community College (about 10 miles; Warren, MI; FT enrollment: 15,669)

Public high schools in Highland Park:

  • HIGHLAND PARK COMMUNITY H.S. (Students: 1,385, Location: 131 PILGRIM ST, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • CAREER ACADEMY/ADULT EDUCATION (Students: 1,333, Location: GLENDALE AT SECOND AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • ACE ACADEMY (SDA) (Location: 1961 LINCOLN ST, Grades: 6-12, Charter school)
  • CREATIVE LEARNING CENTER - HIGHLAND PARK (Location: 14104 WOODWARD AVE, Grades: 10-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Highland Park:

  • GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 14510 2ND AVE, Grades: PK-4, Charter school)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 14510 2ND AVE, Grades: 5-8, Charter school)
  • BARBER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 45 EAST BUENA VISTA ST, Grades: PK-8, Charter school)
See full list of schools located in Highland Park

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The McGregor Public Library, sadly, has closed.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Highland Park: Highland Park Civic Center (A), Highland Park Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Model T Plaza Shopping Center (1), Highland Park Place Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Highland Park include: Mountain View Missionary Baptist Church (A), New Grace Missionary Baptist Church (B), New Truth Missionary Baptist Church (C), Old Solid Rock Missionary Baptist Church (D), Park United Presbyterian Church (E), Gospel True Light Church of God in Christ (F), Grace Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (G), Greater Philadelphia Tabernacle Church of God in Christ (H), Hamilton Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Highland Park include: Ford Park (1), Birthplace of Model T Historical Marker (2), Highland Park Plant Historical Marker (3), Glendale Park (4), Ives Field (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Bali Motel (1730 East 8 Mile Road), Crown Motel (16375 Woodward Avenue).

Birthplace of: John Conyers - Politician, Ted Simmons - Baseball player and coach, Michael Barone (pundit) - Lawyer and writer, Steve Smith (basketball) - Basketball player, Bill Haley - (1925-1981), musician ("Bill Haley and the Comets"), Butch Hartman - Animator, Dan Miller (U.S. politician) - Politician, Ed Budde - Football player, Gary Waters - Basketball player-coach, Martin Fridson - Economics writer.

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

51.8%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Highland Park in 2010:

  • 401 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 139 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 111 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 94 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 69 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Highland Park in 2000:

  • 356 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 220 people in nursing homes
  • 186 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 60 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 41 people in other group homes
  • 13 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

Banks with branches in Highland Park (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Highland Park at 12380 Woodward Avenue, branch established on 1934/05/01. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • Guaranty Bank: Highland Park Branch at 14100 Woodward Avenue, branch established on 2004/03/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,179.1 mil, Deposits: $1,102.7 mil, headquarters in Milwaukee, WI, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 166 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Highland Park:

Marital status in Highland Park, MI
  • Never married: 52.9%
  • Now married: 20.4%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in Highland Park:

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 19.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Highland Park
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Neighborhoods in Highland Park:

(Highland Park, Michigan Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Highland Park, MI (based on Wayne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic297,283151
Evangelical Protestant183,985527
Black Protestant124,432282
Mainline Protestant85,387231
Other79,840116
Orthodox17,58023
None1,032,077-
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: 556
Wayne County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
Wayne County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 294
This county:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 523
This county:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,019
This county:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

33.2%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Wayne County:

12.9%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Highland Park:

47.5%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Highland Park:

43.4%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.4
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.5%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Highland Park:

14.3%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Highland Park:

6.6
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Highland Park:

36.8%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

51.7%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.1%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Highland Park, MI 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
Other and Unallocable 28$94,019$40,2940$0
Police Protection - Officers 19$75,299$47,55713$7,006
Other Government Administration 13$66,017$60,9390$0
Financial Administration 7$31,565$54,1110$0
Water Supply 7$21,979$37,6780$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$17,154$41,1707$8,558
Police - Other 0$0 41$13,560
Totals for Government 79$306,033$46,48661$29,124

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $10,703,000 ($981.93)
    General - Other: $5,650,000 ($518.35)
    Police Protection: $3,646,000 ($334.50)
    Regular Highways: $2,580,000 ($236.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,580,000 ($144.95)
    Financial Administration: $633,000 ($58.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $618,000 ($56.70)
    Central Staff Services: $536,000 ($49.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $343,000 ($31.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000 ($5.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $37,000 ($3.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $805,000 ($73.85)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,992,000 ($366.24)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $87,000 ($7.98)

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

  • Charges - Other: $5,066,000 ($464.77)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,461,000 ($134.04)
    Housing and Community Development: $174,000 ($15.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,597,000 ($146.51)
    General Revenue - Other: $893,000 ($81.93)
    Rents: $787,000 ($72.20)
    Interest Earnings: $51,000 ($4.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,923,000 ($268.17)
    Highways: $1,069,000 ($98.07)
    Other: $7,000 ($0.64)
  • Tax - Property: $7,695,000 ($705.96)
    Individual Income: $3,302,000 ($302.94)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $83,000 ($7.61)
    Other License: $68,000 ($6.24)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $22,775,000 ($2089.45)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,774,000 ($2089.36)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $20,890,000 ($1916.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,048,000 ($1564.04)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,726,000 ($525.32)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,015,000 ($460.09)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,130,000 ($287.16)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,265,000 ($1216.97)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,890,000 ($1916.51)

4.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,058 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($896 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Oakland County, MI  1.09% ($53,755 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.58% ($34,674)
from Washtenaw County, MI  0.38% ($54,183)


4.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($740 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Oakland County, MI  1.31% ($55,624 average AGI)
to Macomb County, MI  0.81% ($34,456)
to Washtenaw County, MI  0.34% ($50,963)
Businesses in Highland Park, MI
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Payless1
AutoZone1Popeyes1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Foot Locker1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1The Athlete's Foot1
KFC1U-Haul1
Little Caesars Pizza1Verizon Wireless1
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Nike3Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Highland Park:

  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQBH (1400 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: QUEEN'S BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEXL (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROYAL OAK, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highland Park:

  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHPR-FM (88.1 FM; HIGHLAND PARK, MI; Owner: R.J.'S LATE NIGHT ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Highland Park:

  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • W66BV (Channel 66; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Highland Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 177ft / 53.9mTotal length
  • $240,000Total costs
  • 750,422Total average daily traffic
  • 16,334Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Highland Park, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41970-1979
  • 121990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Highland Park, MI

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 43 Oakman Blvd. (Lat: 42.403917 Lon: -83.108806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 44 m, Overall height: 49 m, Call Sign: WPTM243,
    Assigned Frequencies: 862.962 MHz, 862.987 MHz, 863.012 MHz, 863.062 MHz, 863.112 MHz, 863.137 MHz, 863.162 MHz, 863.187 MHz, 863.262 MHz, 863.287 MHz... (+91 more), Grant Date: 10/12/2011, Expiration Date: 10/30/2021, Certifier: Robin J Cohen, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Police Dept 25 Gerald (Lat: 42.406139 Lon: -83.096306), Call Sign: KQA329,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, Grant Date: 04/03/1997, Expiration Date: 06/15/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2002, Registrant: City Of Highland Park, 25 Gerald, Highland Park, MI 48203
  • 12000 Lynn Townsend Dr (Lat: 42.401694 Lon: -83.078806), Type: Bant, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 36 m, Call Sign: KCL662, Licensee ID: L00002945,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.835 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2012, Expiration Date: 02/04/2022, Certifier: Thomas E Gunton, Registrant: Fca Us LLC
  • 12800 Lynn Townsend Dr (Lat: 42.402250 Lon: -83.083250), Call Sign: KLJ499, Licensee ID: L00002945,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.200 MHz, Grant Date: 12/13/2012, Expiration Date: 01/21/2023, Certifier: Thomas E Gunton, Registrant: Fca Us LLC
  • 12380 Woodward (Lat: 42.398000 Lon: -83.091611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: KWH722,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.420 MHz, Grant Date: 08/07/2015, Expiration Date: 08/27/2025, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 42.402583 Lon: -83.083694, Call Sign: WQLY829,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.612 MHz, 456.612 MHz, 451.737 MHz, 456.737 MHz, 451.187 MHz, 456.187 MHz, 451.312 MHz, 456.312 MHz, 451.437 MHz, 456.437 MHz, Grant Date: 06/01/2010, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Certifier: Ian J Pilcher, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB8UKJ, Licensee ID: L00963197, Grant Date: 05/20/2015, Expiration Date: 05/20/2025, Registrant: Michael Seunagal, 14500 Second Ave 103, Highland Park, MI 48203
  • Call Sign: KC8KIQ, Grant Date: 06/04/1998, Expiration Date: 06/04/2008, Cancellation Date: 06/05/2010, Registrant: William Jewell, 33 Labelle 1016, Highland Park, MI 48203-3678
  • Call Sign: N8FWD, Grant Date: 12/14/1994, Expiration Date: 12/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 12/15/2006, Registrant: Harold N Walton, 250 Louise, Highland Park, MI 48203
  • Call Sign: N8JUK, Grant Date: 06/12/1998, Expiration Date: 06/12/2008, Cancellation Date: 06/15/2010, Registrant: Jean W Leonard, 71 Tyler, Highland Park, MI 48203
  • Call Sign: KE8DYH, Licensee ID: L02020506, Grant Date: 04/22/2016, Expiration Date: 04/22/2026, Certifier: Collin C Wojahn, Registrant: Collin C Wojahn, 1801 72nd Place Se, Highland Park, MI 48203

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 168. The highest number of fire incidents - 275 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Highland Park, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (69.3%), and Outside Fires (12.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Highland Park, MI
    • 1,63469.3%Structure Fires
    • 30212.8%Outside Fires
    • 28712.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1365.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Highland Park, MI
Most common first names in Highland Park, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John60673.3 years
Mary48177.3 years
William44072.5 years
James43169.7 years
George31773.3 years
Robert31668.6 years
Charles26071.3 years
Joseph23972.1 years
Willie22370.7 years
Thomas16173.0 years
Most common last names in Highland Park, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith26471.2 years
Johnson26170.3 years
Williams23970.6 years
Jones20169.3 years
Brown19369.3 years
Davis13768.4 years
Jackson13567.5 years
Thomas12968.3 years
Harris10967.0 years
Moore10770.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Highland Park, MI
  • 96.6%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Electricity
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Highland Park, MI
  • 75.7%Utility gas
  • 23.7%Electricity
  • 0.6%No fuel used


Highland Park compared to Michigan state average:

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

Highland Park on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 5,000+"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a taxi to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bus, a trolley bus, a streetcar, or a trolley car to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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