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Population (year 2000): 23,546. Estimated population in July 2005: 23,172 (-1.6% change)
Males: 11,297 (48.0%), Females: 12,249 (52.0%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 39.8 years
Median household income: $51,297 (year 2000)
Median house value: $123,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Highland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.2%)
  • Hispanic (6.6%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • Black (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (22.5%), Polish (17.6%), Irish (14.9%), English (9.2%), Dutch (6.8%), Italian (6.4%).Indiana forum

Land area: 6.9 square miles

Highland,

For population 25 years and over in Highland

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highland town

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

4.5% Foreign born (2.4% Europe, 1.3% Asia, 0.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -237 (-1.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IN Hammond, (4.9 miles pop. 83,048).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (25.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IN (2.6 miles Griffith, IN (3.0 miles Munster, IN (4.3 miles Schererville, IN Hammond, (4.9 miles IN (5.1 miles Dyer, IL Lansing, (6.1 miles Chicago, IN (6.2 miles East IL (6.4 miles Lynwood,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 44 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 1997: 75 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 1998: 123 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 1999: 81 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2000: 50 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2001: 57 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2002: 30 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $150,900

Latitude: 41.55 N, Longitude: 87.46 W

Area code: 219


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.3%), Manufacturing (16.4%), Retail trade (13.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,080 (-8.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,485 (20.4%)


 

Crime in Highland by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 2 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 8.5 4.2 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 3 1 2 3 2
    per 100,000 4.2 12.7 4.2 8.5 12.7 8.5
Robberies 12 11 19 26 16 20
    per 100,000 51.0 46.7 80.7 110.4 68.0 84.9
Assaults 80 78 18 18 6 13
    per 100,000 339.8 331.3 76.4 76.4 25.5 55.2
Burglaries 73 72 98 111 98 116
    per 100,000 310.0 305.8 416.2 471.4 416.2 492.7
Thefts 711 816 859 809 830 814
    per 100,000 3019.6 3465.6 3648.2 3435.8 3525.0 3457.1
Auto thefts 126 132 134 103 84 57
    per 100,000 535.1 560.6 569.1 437.4 356.7 242.1
270.2 290.2 270.3 261.5 229.3 232.1

Average climate in Highland, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Highland,

Highland-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Highland city center killed 33 people and injured 500 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/12/1965, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.5 miles away from the city center injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Highland:
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; MUNSTER, IN)
  • ILLIANA SURGERY AND MEDICAL CENTER LLC (about 4 miles; MUNSTER, IN)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-NORTHWEST IN (about 6 miles; HAMMOND, IN)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Highland:
  • GARY/CHICAGO (about 6 miles; GARY, IN; ID: GYY)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 26 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: MDW)
  • PORTER COUNTY MUNI (about 33 miles; VALPARAISO, IN; ID: VPZ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Highland:
  • LANSING MUNI (about 5 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: IGQ)
  • GRIFFITH-MERRILLVILLE (about 5 miles; GRIFFITH, IN; ID: 05C)
  • HOBART SKY RANCH (about 15 miles; HOBART, IN; ID: 3HO)

Amtrak stations near Highland:
  • 6 miles: DYER (SHEFFIELD RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 11 miles: HAMMOND-WHITING (HAMMOND, 1135 CALUMET AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: HOMEWOOD (181 1ST ST. & PARK AVE.). Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Fire - Other 0 $0   1 $1,355
Firefighters 1 $4,707 $56,484 52 $6,551
Police - Other 9 $22,372 $29,829 8 $3,976
Police Protection - Officers 39 $169,435 $52,133 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $17,225 $51,675 33 $13,782
Financial Administration 9 $21,237 $28,316 1 $846
Sewerage 4 $11,393 $34,179 0 $0
Water Supply 7 $19,532 $33,483 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 11 $28,397 $30,978 10 $10,226
Parks and Recreation 12 $29,212 $29,212 32 $8,637
Solid Waste Management 2 $5,469 $32,814 0 $0
Streets and Highways 15 $34,611 $27,688 2 $1,424
Totals for Government 113 $363,590 $38,611 139 $46,797
College/University in Highland:
  • CREATIVE HAIR STYLING ACADEMY INC (Full-time enrollment: 92; Location: 2549 HIGHWAY AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: creativehair.com)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highland:
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY-CALUMET CAMPUS (about 3 miles; HAMMOND, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,312)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-NORTHWEST (about 7 miles; GARY, IN; FT enrollment: 3,208)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-NORTHWEST (about 10 miles; GARY, IN; FT enrollment: 2,432)
  • SOUTH SUBURBAN COLLEGE (about 11 miles; SOUTH HOLLAND, IL; FT enrollment: 3,599)
  • PRAIRIE STATE COLLEGE (about 11 miles; CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL; FT enrollment: 2,523)
  • CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,836)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-OLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; CHICAGO, IL; FT enrollment: 4,004)
Public high school in Highland:
  • HIGHLAND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,101; Location: 9135 ERIE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Highland:
  • CALUMET BAPTIST SCHOOLS INC (Students: 323; Location: 8720 ORCHARD DR.; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Highland:
  • HIGHLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 565; Location: 2941 41ST ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • SOUTHRIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 553; Location: 9221 JOHNSTON ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • JUDITH MORTON JOHNSTON ELEM (Students: 401; Location: 8220 FIFTH ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MILDRED MERKLEY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 377; Location: 9340 FIFTH ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ALLEN J WARREN ELEM SCH (Students: 363; Location: 2901 100TH ST; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Highland:
  • HIGHLAND CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 423; Location: 3040 RIDGE ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF GRACE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 262; Location: 3025 HIGHWAY AVENUE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CLINE AV BAP CHILDCARE/PRESCH (Students: 43; Location: 8600 CLINE AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • HAPPY DAYS CHILD CARE CENTER (Students: 9; Location: 2450 LINCOLN ST; Grades: KG - KG)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • The map is wrong, Highland is located in the northwest corner of Indiana. You have the correct zip code and information regarding schools and churches is correct. All of the information regarding the town is about a town near Evansville, located in the southwest corner of the state added by alstrich
  • The map shows Highland in the Southwest corner of Indiana. It\'s actually in the Northwest corner of Indiana.
  • Highland, Indiana is located in Nortwest Indiana near the IL border, not in southern Indiana near Evansville.

Notable locations in Highland: Wicker Park Golf Course (A), Highland Town Hall (B), Highland South Fire Station (C), Highland Central Fire Station (D), Highland Branch Lake County Public Library (E).

Shopping Centers: Port Deleav Plaza Shopping Center (1), Highland Grove Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Highland include: Redeemer Lutheran Church (A), Suburban Bible Church (B), Calvary Baptist Church (C), Our Lady of Grace Church (D), Saint James Church (E), First Christian Reformed Church (F), First Church of Christ (G), First Church of the Nazarene (H).

Cemetery: Hope Cemetery (1).

Parks in Highland include: Main Square Park (1), Terrace Park (2), Pettit Park (3), Orchard Park (4), Markley Park (5), Northwood Park (6), Fletcher Park (7), Wicker Park (8), Little Turtle Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Highland compared to Indiana state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Highland:
  • WIND (560 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WNTD (950 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF CHICAGO LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJOB (1230 AM; 1 kW; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: ST. GEORGE BROADCASTING, LLC, ROBERT J. MACCINI, RECEIVER)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCA (1270 AM; 1 kW; GARY, IN; Owner: METRO COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNDZ (750 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PORTAGE, IN; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WNWI (1080 AM; 3 kW; OAK LAWN, IL; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in Highland:
  • WPWX (92.3 FM; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WYCA (106.3 FM; LANSING, IL; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
TV broadcast stations around Highland:
  • WYIN (Channel 56; GARY, IN; Owner: NORTHWEST INDIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • W18AT (Channel 18; GARY, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W54AP (Channel 54; BLUE ISLAND, IL; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)

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