Highland, Ohio

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Population in 2022: 229 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -19.1%
 
Males: 107  (46.9%)
Females: 122  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

48.8 years
Ohio median age:

39.9 years

Zip codes: 45132.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $38,015 (it was $41,964 in 2000)
Highland:

$38,015
OH:

$65,720

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $27,043 (it was $14,005 in 2000)

Highland village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $102,328 (it was $63,300 in 2000)
Highland:

$102,328
OH:

$204,100

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $98,391; detached houses: $105,912; mobile homes: $68,942

Median gross rent in 2022: $833.

March 2022 cost of living index in Highland: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 22.1%
(22.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Highland, OH (2022)
    • 11890.8%White alone
    • 64.6%American Indian alone
    • 53.8%Two or more races
    • 10.8%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Highland, Ohio as of May 29, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Highland is 286 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (69.7%), English (6.1%), German (6.1%), Irish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1065 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 1,387 people per square mile   (low).

Highland, Ohio map

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.1%
Ohio:

3.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Highland village:

0.9% ($567)
Ohio:

1.3% ($1,271)

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

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

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

Nearest cities:

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

Latitude: 39.34 N, Longitude: 83.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 937

Distribution of median household income in Highland, OH in 2022
Distribution of house value in Highland, OH in 2022
Highland satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.0%
Ohio:

3.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+2.9%).
Most common industries in Highland, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Air transportation (13.9%)
  • Construction (10.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.6%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.0%)
  • Air transportation (13.9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.9%)
  • Truck transportation (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.1%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Air transportation (13.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.8%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.2%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (6.2%)
Most common occupations in Highland, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (13.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (20.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (16.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)

Average climate in Highland, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

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

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

Earthquake activity:

Highland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from Highland 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) earthquake occurred 238.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 321.6 miles away from Highland center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.4 miles away from 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 224.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from Highland center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Highland County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Highland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Highland:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highland:

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

Points of interest:

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Highland County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.7 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

69.9%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

16.1%
Whole state:

6.8%


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

For population 15 years and over in Highland:

Marital status in Highland, OH
  • Never married: 12.2%
  • Now married: 56.5%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in Highland:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Ohio average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Highland, OH (based on Highland County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,43665
Mainline Protestant4,49032
Catholic7802
Black Protestant3742
Other1254
None29,384-
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: 6
Highland County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Highland County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

1.64 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

4.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

10.0%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.8%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Highland:

57.3%
State:

50.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Highland:

51.0%
Ohio:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Highland:

28.2
Ohio:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Highland:

30.8%
Ohio:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Highland:

13.0%
Ohio:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

44.4%
State:

34.3%

General health condition:
Highland:

62.4%
State:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

87.2%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Highland, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$800$9,6000$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$238
Totals for Government 1$800$9,6001$238

Highland government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $93,000 ($406.11)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($39.30)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($21.83)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($8.73)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($4.37)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($4.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($87.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,000 ($34.93)

Highland government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $62,000 ($270.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($69.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $13,000 ($56.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($17.47)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($30.57)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,000 ($13.10)

Highland government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $505,000 ($2205.24)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $505,000 ($2205.24)

Highland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $102,000 ($445.41)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $210,000 ($917.03)

Strongest AM radio stations in Highland:

  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WKFI (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, OH; Owner: SOUTHWEST OHIO BROADCAST SERVICES GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WONE (980 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHIO (1290 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WING (1410 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH)
  • WGNZ (1110 AM; daytime; 2 kW; FAIRBORN, OH; Owner: L&D BROADCASTORS INC.)
  • WSRW (1590 AM; 0 kW; HILLSBORO, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highland:

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

TV broadcast stations around Highland:

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

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Highland: John Hughey.

Highland fatal accident list:

Dec 12, 1989 07:10 AM, 73, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 25.0mTotal length
  • $362,179,000Total costs
  • 11,337Total average daily traffic
  • 951Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,738Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Highland, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Highland, OH

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Northern Kentucky University (Lat: 39.031167 Lon: -84.458556), Call Sign: KNIM827,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.5400 MHz, Grant Date: 11/25/2003, Expiration Date: 02/08/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2013, Registrant: American National Red Cross, 2025 E Street Nw, Nw2-131, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 303-4126, Fax: (202) 303-0230, Email:


Most common first names in Highland, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Ruth474.5 years
Harry377.7 years
Esther374.7 years
Mary380.3 years
Raymond380.0 years
Floyd285.0 years
James283.0 years
Anna280.5 years
Howard282.0 years
Bessie291.6 years
Most common last names in Highland, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Priest470.8 years
Wright384.3 years
Watts375.0 years
Winters381.0 years
Hottinger282.0 years
Hoskins276.0 years
Akins281.5 years
Barnett278.5 years
Berry288.1 years
Holt290.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Highland, OH
  • 59.6%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Electricity
  • 7.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Highland, OH
  • 87.5%Utility gas
  • 12.5%Electricity


Highland compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are no pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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