Living in Highland Park, IL

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Highland Park SnackAbility

10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
9.5
Commute
5

Highland Park, IL Crime Report

222
Total Crimes
745.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-70.96%
Below National Average

Highland Park, IL Cost Of Living

151
Highland Park's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average

Highland Park, Illinois Info Snack

Highland Park is a suburban city in Lake County, Illinois, United States, about 25 miles (40 km) north of downtown Chicago. As of the 2010 census, the population was 29,763. Highland Park is one of several municipalities located on the North Shore of the Chicago metropolitan area.
Population
29,731
Unemployment
3.9%
Poverty
5.0%
Median Home
$575,800
Median Income
$147,962
Median Rent
$1,735

Highland Park, IL Photos

Rankings for Highland Park in Illinois

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Map Of Highland Park, IL

Population over time in Highland Park

Year Population % Change
2017 29,731 -0.2%
2016 29,796 0.1%
2015 29,780 -0.0%
2014 29,789 -0.1%
2013 29,819 -0.2%
2012 29,864 -0.2%
2011 29,909 -0.2%
2010 29,983 -0.3%
2009 30,080 -
Crime/100k Highland Park IL USA
Violent Crime 80.6 404.1 368.9
Murder 0.0 6.9 5.0
Robbery 6.7 111.5 86.2
Aggravated Assault 63.8 239.7 246.8
Property Crime 665.2 1932.8 2199.5
Burglary 87.4 306.7 376.0
Larceny 504.0 1472.3 1594.6
Car Theft 73.9 153.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Highland Park

White
87.1% (25,883)
African American
1.4% (420)
American Indian
0.1% (27)
Asian
2.4% (702)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (14)
Two Or More
1.7% (507)
Hispanic
7.3% (2,178)
Race Highland Park IL USA
White 87.1% 61.6% 61.1%
African American 1.4% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.4% 5.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.3% 17.0% 17.8%

Household Income For Highland Park, Illinois

Less than $10,000
4.1% (120,579)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.9% (57,076)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.5% (75,073)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.6% (107,210)
$35,000 to $49,999
5.7% (168,400)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.4% (309,547)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.5% (222,648)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.2% (450,952)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.0% (386,163)
$200,000 or more
36.2% (1,075,447)
Income Highland Park IL USA
Less than $10,000 4.1% 6.5% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.9% 4.0% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.5% 8.9% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.6% 8.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 5.7% 12.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.4% 17.2% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.5% 12.7% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.2% 15.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.0% 6.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 36.2% 7.6% 7.0%

Gender in Highland Park

Female
51.9% (15,423)
Male
48.1% (14,307)
Gender Highland Park IL USA
Female 51.9% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.1% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Highland Park for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (594)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (297)
High School / GED
8.0% (2,378)
Some College
11.0% (3,270)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (1,189)
Bachelor's Degree
35.0% (10,405)
Master's Degree
20.0% (5,946)
Professional Degree
15.0% (4,459)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (1,189)
Education Highland Park IL USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 8.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 11.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 35.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 20.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 15.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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