Living in Highland Park, NJ

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Updated: 2020-03-07

Highland Park SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
9.5
Commute
5

Highland Park, NJ Crime Report

174
Total Crimes
1,243.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-51.57%
Below National Average

Highland Park, NJ Cost Of Living

129
Highland Park's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average

Highland Park, New Jersey Info Snack

Highland Park is a borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 13,982, reflecting a decline of 17 (-0.1%) from the 13,999 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 720 (+5.4%) from the 13,279 counted in the 1990 Census.
Population
13,992
Unemployment
5.7%
Poverty
10.5%
Median Home
$362,600
Median Income
$80,846
Median Rent
$1,427

Highland Park, NJ Photos

Rankings for Highland Park in New Jersey

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Map Of Highland Park, NJ

Population over time in Highland Park

Year Population % Change
2017 13,992 -1.8%
2016 14,250 0.0%
2015 14,245 -0.1%
2014 14,263 0.3%
2013 14,224 0.6%
2012 14,136 0.4%
2011 14,074 0.5%
2010 13,999 0.1%
2009 13,990 -
Crime/100k Highland Park NJ USA
Violent Crime 57.2 208.1 368.9
Murder 7.1 3.2 5.0
Robbery 7.1 71.4 86.2
Aggravated Assault 42.9 117.4 246.8
Property Crime 1186.6 1404.9 2199.5
Burglary 143.0 215.9 376.0
Larceny 1007.9 1065.1 1594.6
Car Theft 35.7 123.9 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Highland Park

White
57.6% (8,055)
African American
9.5% (1,336)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
13.8% (1,937)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (9)
Two Or More
2.7% (372)
Hispanic
16.3% (2,283)
Race Highland Park NJ USA
White 57.6% 55.8% 61.1%
African American 9.5% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 13.8% 9.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 16.3% 19.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Highland Park, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
6.7% (93,063)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.6% (36,676)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.7% (121,257)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.4% (62,125)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.6% (120,259)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.6% (232,285)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.0% (182,135)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.2% (227,295)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.6% (92,315)
$200,000 or more
16.6% (231,786)
Income Highland Park NJ USA
Less than $10,000 6.7% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.6% 3.3% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.7% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.4% 7.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.6% 9.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.6% 14.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.0% 12.1% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.2% 17.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.6% 9.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 16.6% 13.0% 7.0%

Gender in Highland Park

Female
52.4% (7,326)
Male
47.6% (6,665)
Gender Highland Park NJ USA
Female 52.4% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 47.6% 48.8% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
3.0% (419)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (139)
High School / GED
12.0% (1,679)
Some College
10.0% (1,399)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (699)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (4,197)
Master's Degree
23.0% (3,218)
Professional Degree
4.0% (559)
Doctorate Degree
12.0% (1,679)
Education Highland Park NJ USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 12.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 10.0% 17.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 24.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 23.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 12.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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