U.S. Cities - City-Data Homepage  
Highland Park, Pennsylvania forum City-Data.com Homepage

Highland Park, Pennsylvania



Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Back to Highland Park, PA housing info, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, PA smaller cities, PA small cities, All Cities.


We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map



Current weather forecast for Highland Park, PA
Population in 2010: 1,380. Population change since 2000: -4.6%
Males: 543  (39.4%)
Females: 837  (60.6%)

Median resident age:  51.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17044.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,238 (it was $38,125 in 2000)
Highland Park:

$45,238
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,078

Highland Park CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $108,670 (it was $91,200 in 2000)
Highland Park:

$108,670
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $103,546; Detached houses: $117,692; Townhouses or other attached units: $55,571

Median gross rent in 2012: $622.

Highland Park, PA residents, houses, and apartments details

Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for: near:  
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
Highland Park races chart
  • White alone - 1,336 (96.8%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Highland Park: 93.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (36.5%), English (16.7%), Irish (10.3%), United States (6.8%), Italian (6.1%), Dutch (5.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 0.74 square miles.

Population density: 1,869 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Highland Park,PA real estate house value index trend





Home Value Estimate
Address:
Unit (optional):
City
State
Zip


Highland Park, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Highland Park:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highland Park CDP:

  • Never married: 13.3%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 16.3%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

16 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.2%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,048 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,602 (1.3%)

Highland Park satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (77.7 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (103.7 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (134.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Burnham borough, PA (1.0 miles ), Lewistown borough, PA (1.3 miles ), Yeagertown, PA (1.3 miles ), Juniata Terrace borough, PA (1.6 miles ), Reedsville, PA (1.8 miles ), Maitland, PA (1.8 miles ), Granville, PA (2.4 miles ), Alfarata, PA (2.5 miles) .

Latitude: 40.62 N, Longitude: 77.57 W

Highland Park household income distribution Highland Park home values distribution

This place's Wikipedia profile

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Wholesale trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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

Average climate in Highland Park, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Highland Park, Pennsylvania average temperatures Highland Park, Pennsylvania average precipitation
 
Highland Park, Pennsylvania humidity
 
Highland Park, Pennsylvania wind speed
 
Highland Park, Pennsylvania snowfall
 
Highland Park, Pennsylvania sunshine
 
Highland Park, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
 

Back to the top

Tornado activity:

Highland Park-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 43.5 miles away from the Highland Park place center caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/23/1952, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.2 miles away from the place center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Highland Park-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from Highland Park center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 12.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mifflin County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Highland Park topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Highland Park:

  • DAVITA - LEWISTOWN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; LEWISTOWN, PA)
  • LEWISTOWN HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 1 miles away; LEWISTOWN, PA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-WILLIAM PENN (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LEWISTOWN, PA)

Amtrak station near Highland Park:

  • 3 miles: LEWISTON (LEWISTOWN, HELEN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

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

  • Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus (about 20 miles; University Park, PA; Full-time enrollment: 43,065)
  • Dickinson College (about 35 miles; Carlisle, PA; FT enrollment: 2,340)
  • Lock Haven University (about 37 miles; Lock Haven, PA; FT enrollment: 4,769)
  • Susquehanna University (about 39 miles; Selinsgrove, PA; FT enrollment: 2,187)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 39 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,920)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College-Harrisburg (about 43 miles; Harrisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Bucknell University (about 43 miles; Lewisburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,667)

Click to draw/clear place borders

Notable location: Highland Park Hose Company Station 4 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Mifflin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Ozone  PM2.5 SO2 NO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.6. This is about average.
City:

31.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.47
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.32. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

2.32
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.69. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.69
U.S.:

9.39


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.1%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.6%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.5%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Highland Park, PA

119 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
121 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Highland Park compared to Pennsylvania 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


Back to the top

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:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Highland Park CDP (based on Mifflin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.76%
Here46.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchOld Order Amish
Adherents28.5%16.1%8.2%8.1%6.6%
Congregations24.8%8.3%8.3%0.9%18.3%
NameChurch of the BrethrenMennonite Church USAConservative Mennonite ConferenceChristian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents5.6%4.7%3.2%2.3%16.9%
Congregations5.5%4.6%1.8%6.4%21.1%
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: 17
This county:

3.69 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Mifflin County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Mifflin County:

3.91 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Mifflin County:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
State:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.5%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mifflin County:

11.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

3.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.20%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Huntingdon County, PA  0.40% ($27,754 average AGI)
from Centre County, PA  0.32% ($35,418)
from Juniata County, PA  0.29% ($25,098)


3.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,198 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.68%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Huntingdon County, PA  0.49% ($24,744 average AGI)
to Centre County, PA  0.34% ($30,700)
to Juniata County, PA  0.30% ($30,547)

Strongest AM radio stations in Highland Park:

  • WIEZ (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKVA (920 AM; 1 kW; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: WVNW, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WHUN (1150 AM; 5 kW; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOK (1070 AM; 10 kW; SUNBURY, PA; Owner: SUNBURY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WJUN (1220 AM; 1 kW; MEXICO, PA)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highland Park:

  • WMRF-FM (95.7 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCHX (105.5 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: MIFFLIN COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQJU (107.1 FM; MIFFLINTOWN, PA; Owner: CENTRAL PA CHRISTIAN INSTITUTE, INC.)
  • WJRC (90.9 FM; LEWISTOWN, PA; Owner: SALT AND LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WVNW (96.7 FM; BURNHAM, PA; Owner: WVNW, INC.)
  • WJUN-FM (92.5 FM; MEXICO, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBUS (93.7 FM; BOALSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLZS (106.1 FM; BEAVER SPRINGS, PA; Owner: STARVIEW MEDIA, INC)
  • WBHV (103.1 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • W270AG (101.9 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: SALT & LIGHT MEDIA MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJHT (107.9 FM; PORT MATILDA, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPSU-FM (91.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGMR (101.1 FM; TYRONE, PA; Owner: CARY H. SIMPSON DBA ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WQLV (98.9 FM; MILLERSBURG, PA; Owner: HEPCO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLY (106.3 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES,LLC)
  • WLTS (94.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Highland Park:

  • W12CA (Channel 12; ELLIOTTSBURG, PA; Owner: HEIRLOOM MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W13BY (Channel 13; STATE COLLEGE, PA; Owner: GEORGE W. KIMBLE)

Cost of Living Calculator

Back to Highland Park, PA housing info, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, PA smaller cities, PA small cities, All Cities.

 

Back to the top




Recent home sales, price trends, and home value evaluator powered by Onboard Informatics
© 2013 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
 
City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Website © 2003-2014 Advameg, Inc.