Highland, IN

Highland profile

Living in Highland

Highland is a medium-sized town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 22,316 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Highland is the 38th largest community in Indiana.

Highland is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Highland is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Highland who work in office and administrative support (12.90%), sales jobs (10.36%), and management occupations (9.06%).

In terms of college education, Highland is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.70% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Highland in 2018 was $33,590, which is wealthy relative to Indiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $134,360 for a family of four. However, Highland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Highland is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Highland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Highland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Highland also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.42% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Highland include German, Polish, Irish, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Highland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.