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Population (year 2000): 16,746. Estimated population in July 2005: 15,430 (-7.9% change)
Males: 7,730 (46.2%), Females: 9,016 (53.8%)

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Median resident age: 34.5 years
Median household income: $17,737 (year 2000)
Median house value: $49,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Highland Park:

  • Black (93.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: Subsaharan African (1.7%), German (1.4%).

New! Park, Michigan forum

Land area: 3.0 square miles

Highland

For population 25 years and over in Highland Park

  • High school or higher: 63.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 19.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highland Park city

  • Never married: 45.9%
  • Now married: 21.9%
  • Separated: 6.7%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -3,349 (-16.7%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MI Detroit, (1.1 miles pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (316.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MI Detroit, (1.1 miles MI (3.1 miles Hamtramck, Park, MI (3.8 miles Hazel MI (4.4 miles Ferndale, Ridge, MI (5.5 miles Pleasant Heights, MI Madison (6.8 miles Park, MI (6.9 miles Oak Woods, MI (7.1 miles Huntington


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 8 buildings, average cost: $29,200
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $28,400
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings

Latitude: 42.40 N, Longitude: 83.10 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.8%), Manufacturing (15.1%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,814 (+22.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 668 (15.1%)

Average climate in Highland Park, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Highland

Highland Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 50% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/4/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the Highland Park city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/12/1956, a category 4 tornado 12.8 miles away from the city center injured 22 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Bill Haley - (1925-1981), musician ("Bill Haley and the Comets"), Tim Meadows - comedian.


Hospitals/medical centers near Highland Park:
  • HENRY FORD HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; DETROIT, MI)
  • RENAISSANCE HOSP AND MED CENTERS (about 3 miles; DETROIT, MI)
  • HORIZON HEALTHCARE, INC (about 4 miles; DETROIT, MI)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Highland Park:
  • DETROIT CITY (about 8 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DET)
  • DETROIT METROPOLITAN WAYNE COUNTY (about 23 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: DTW)
  • OAKLAND COUNTY INTERNATIONAL (about 28 miles; PONTIAC, MI; ID: PTK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Highland Park:
  • COBO HALL (about 8 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: 84G)
  • OAKLAND/TROY (about 10 miles; TROY, MI; ID: 7D2)
  • BERZ-MACOMB (about 20 miles; DETROIT, MI; ID: UIZ)

Amtrak stations near Highland Park:
  • 4 miles: DETROIT (11 W. BALTIMORE AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 7 miles: ROYAL OAK (201 S. SHERMAN DR.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: DEARBORN (16121 MICHIGAN AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

College/University in Highland Park:
  • CAREERWORKS INC (Location: 1200 E MCNICHOLS; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highland Park:
  • WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; DETROIT, MI; Full-time enrollment: 20,389)
  • MARYGROVE COLLEGE (about 4 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 5,301)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT MERCY (about 4 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,119)
  • WAYNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 7 miles; DETROIT, MI; FT enrollment: 4,414)
  • DAVENPORT UNIVERSITY-EASTERN REGION-DEARBORN (about 8 miles; DEARBORN, MI; FT enrollment: 2,247)
  • LAWRENCE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; SOUTHFIELD, MI; FT enrollment: 2,479)
  • MACOMB COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; WARREN, MI; FT enrollment: 11,057)
Public high school in Highland Park:
  • HIGHLAND PARK COMMUNITY H.S. (Students: 727; Location: 15900 WOODWARD AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Highland Park:
  • CAREER ACADEMY/ADULT EDUCATION (Students: 810; Location: GLENDALE AT SECOND AVENUE; Grades: UG - UG)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER ACADEMY (Students: 640; Location: 14510 SECOND AVENUE; Grades: KG - 07)
  • FORD ACAD. FOR COMM/PERF ARTS (Students: 559; Location: 131 PILGRIM AVENUE; Grades: KG - 08)
  • BARBER FOCUS SCH OF MATH, SCI, TEC (Students: 513; Location: 45 E. BUENA VISTA STREET; Grades: KG - 08)
  • LIBERTY FOCUS EDUCATIONAL CENTER (Students: 434; Location: 16535 JOSLYN; Grades: KG - 08)
  • CORTLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: 138 CORTLAND STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • BLANCHE KELSO BRUCE ACADEMY-CALUMET (Students: 73; Location: 330 GLENDALE; Grades: 05 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Highland Park:
  • ST BENEDICT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 261; Location: 53 CANDLER; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HIGHLAND PARK LITTLE ANGELS (Students: 25; Location: 16247 HAMILTON; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Highland Park:
  • MCGREGOR PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $175,033; Location: 12244 WOODWARD AVENUE; 90,557 books; 2,610 audio materials; 651 video materials; 263 serial subscriptions)

Parks in Highland Park include: Glendale Park (1), Ford Park (2), Ives Field (3).


Highland Park compared to Michigan state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Highland Park:
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQBH (1400 AM; 1 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: QUEEN'S BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEXL (1340 AM; 1 kW; ROYAL OAK, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WUFL (1030 AM; daytime; 5 kW; STERLING HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highland Park:
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WHPR-FM (88.1 FM; HIGHLAND PARK, MI; Owner: R.J.'S LATE NIGHT ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGPR (107.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WGPR, INC.)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WOMC (104.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WKQI (95.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Highland Park:
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WADL (Channel 38; MOUNT CLEMENS, MI; Owner: ADELL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W48AV (Channel 48; DETROIT, MI; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUM (Channel 28; FLINT, MI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN)
  • W66BV (Channel 66; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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