Highland, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 1,034.
Males: 510  (49.4%)
Females: 524  (50.6%)
Median resident age:

48.6 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $121,618
Highland:

$121,618
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $56,192

Highland CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $482,100
Highland:

$482,100
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $921,875; detached houses: $899,423
March 2019 cost of living index in Highland: 126.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.2%
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  • Races in Highland, MD (2019)
    • 79364.4%White alone
    • 31725.8%Asian alone
    • 453.7%Black alone
    • 322.6%Two or more races
    • 201.6%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Highland, Maryland as of June 18, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Highland is 326 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (12.8%), Norwegian (8.7%), English (5.5%), Jamaican (5.5%), German (4.6%), Irish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

363 residents are foreign born (11.2% Europe).

This place:

29.5%
Maryland:

15.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $8,232 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $9,496 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Washington, DC (3.6 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (121.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Brentwood, MD (0.5 miles ),
Cottage City, MD (0.5 miles ),
North Brentwood, MD (0.6 miles ),
Colmar Manor, MD (0.7 miles ),
Mount Rainier, MD (0.7 miles ),
Hyattsville, MD (1.1 miles ),
Bladensburg, MD (1.1 miles ),
Edmonston, MD (1.2 miles )

Latitude: 38.94 N, Longitude: 76.95 W

Distribution of median household income in Highland, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Highland, MD in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Maryland:

6.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.2. This is worse than average.

City:

92.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.316. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.316
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.763. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.763
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 23.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.84
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00212
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Highland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.5 miles away from the Highland place center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Highland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 88.9 miles away from the city center
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 107.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 101.7 miles away from Highland center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 106.7 miles away from Highland 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 253.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Howard County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Highland:

  • UNIVERSAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; COTTAGE CITY, MD)
  • RAI - CHILLUM-HYATTSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • MADISON MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • T AND N NURSING CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • C M S (Hospital, about 2 miles away; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • SACRED HEART HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)
  • US RENAL CARE - HYATTSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; HYATTSVILLE, MD)

Amtrak stations near Highland:

  • 5 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 5 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highland:

  • Catholic University of America (about 3 miles; Washington, DC; Full-time enrollment: 5,365)
  • University of Maryland-University College (about 4 miles; Adelphi, MD; FT enrollment: 25,040)
  • University of Maryland-College Park (about 4 miles; College Park, MD; FT enrollment: 32,734)
  • Howard University (about 4 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 7,838)
  • Strayer University-Global Region (about 5 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 2,613)
  • George Washington University (about 6 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 18,928)
  • University of the District of Columbia (about 7 miles; Washington, DC; FT enrollment: 3,675)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company 12 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Highland include: New Hope Adventist Church (A), Mount Zion United Methodist Church (B), Saint Marks Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Howard County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Highland and their reported violations in the past:

MT. ZION UM CHURCH AND PRESCHOOL (Address: 12430 SCAGGSVILLE RD , Population served: 47, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

3.1 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

81.8%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.3%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Highland:

Marital status in Highland, MD
  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 70.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 2.3%

For population 25 years and over in Highland:

  • High school or higher: 98.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 77.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 33.5%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Highland, MD (based on Howard County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic54,0588
Evangelical Protestant33,40398
Mainline Protestant24,57158
Other8,16323
Black Protestant2,33211
Orthodox1,0653
None163,493-
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: 42
Howard County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Howard County:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Here:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
This county:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 150
Howard County:

5.50 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.5%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.9%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
Maryland:

15.5%

8.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($85,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.97%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,031 average AGI)
Howard County:

0.10%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Baltimore County, MD  1.21% ($78,145 average AGI)
from Prince George's County, MD  1.09% ($61,515)
from Anne Arundel County, MD  1.06% ($74,966)


8.89% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($83,524 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.89%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,371 average AGI)
Howard County:

0.14%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Anne Arundel County, MD  1.17% ($84,036 average AGI)
to Baltimore County, MD  1.11% ($61,598)
to Prince George's County, MD  0.66% ($53,160)

Businesses in Highland, MD

  • Penske: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Highland:

  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WWRC (1260 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WACA (1540 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WHEATON, MD; Owner: AC ACQUISITION, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WOL (1450 AM; 1 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highland:

  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMMJ (102.3 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPFW (89.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Highland:

  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Highland fatal accident list:

Nov 26, 1999 08:30 AM, Sr-108, Lat: 39.171166, Lon: -76.965392, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 5, 1989 06:50 AM, 1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 14, 1988 03:12 PM, Co0058, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 15, 1988 02:33 PM, Md0032, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 24, 1986 05:10 PM, Co0558, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 28, 1984 01:40 AM, Co0057, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 1, 1984 11:25 PM, Md0108, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 1.6mTotal length
  • 14,511Total average daily traffic
  • 1,150Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,206Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 3929 Mccain Boulevard (83805) (Lat: 39.179556 Lon: -76.959583), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 49.4 m, Overall height: 51.5 m, Call Sign: KNKA242
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 01/14/2014, Expiration Date: 10/01/2023, Certifier: David C JatlowRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Douglas I Brandon, Highland Road (Lat: 39.179444 Lon: -76.959444), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 51.8 m, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222
  • Douglas I Brandon, Highland Road (Lat: 39.179444 Lon: -76.959444), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 51.8 m, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • WDC1008, 12833 Highland Road (Lat: 39.179528 Lon: -76.959556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQFN264, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/2006, Expiration Date: 08/22/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/09/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • WA54XC676, 12833 Highland Rd (Lat: 39.179556 Lon: -76.959611), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 48.8 m, Overall height: 49.4 m, Call Sign: WQQL842,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11665.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/23/2013, Expiration Date: 01/23/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-AE1A5 (260 HP) (Electric)
    N-Number: 20LA , Serial Number: 11699, Airworthiness Date: 03/30/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 07/30/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Ajs Solutions LLC, 6717 Mink Hollow Rd, Highland, MD 20777
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3059R , Serial Number: 28R-35620, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 04/06/2012
    Registrant (LLC): Times Arrow LLC, 13267 Styer Ct, Highland, MD 20777
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 476WG , Serial Number: 0389, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 11/19/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 04/19/2004
    Registrant (LLC): Dpd Enterprises LLC, 13451 Allnutt Ln, Highland, MD 20777
  • Aircraft: APOLLO JET STAR II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5074J , Serial Number: 070702, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 09/26/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 12/01/2007
    Registrant (Individual): David Zuchero, 6574 River Clyde Dr, Highland, MD 20777

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 fires per year is 7. The highest number of fires - 12 took place in 2007, and the least - 3 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Highland, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (44.7%), and Outside Fires (38.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Highland, MD
    • 5544.7%Structure Fires
    • 4738.2%Outside Fires
    • 2016.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Highland, MD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Highland, MD
  • 34.1%Electricity
  • 20.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 19.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.0%Utility gas
  • 6.8%Other fuel
  • 4.8%Wood


Highland compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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 above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Highland on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 500+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Graham K. Hubler (12)
  • Carl Theodore Edens (9)
  • Alan D. King (8)
  • Clifford Allen Jennings (6)
  • Ramani Duraiswami (6)
  • Warren Citrin (5)
  • Jason Bolles (4)
  • Protagoras N. Cutchis (4)
  • Richard P. Blye (4)
  • Eric M. Eastman (4)

Total of 123 patent applications in 2008-2021.