Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$61,584$45,636$33,230
Median household income$89,050$72,661$62,520
Median income owner occupied$0$101,371$79,776
Median income renter occupied$0$53,420$39,538
Median earnings male$71,176$48,965$40,003
Median earnings female$54,494$39,463$27,854
Unemployment rate3.9%3.1%4.0%
Poverty leveln/a11.9%12.2%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Highland is 106% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Highland is 61% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Highland is 17% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Highland is 100% lower than the national average

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      $48,435 $72,661 $145,322
      $41,675 $62,520 $125,040
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Highland median earnings by income bracket

      Highland employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.3%5.3%
      Manufacturing sector8.0%8.0%
      Financial & insurance services9.8%9.8%
      Wholesale & retail services11.1%11.1%
      Public administration3.1%3.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.2%3.2%
      Education, health & social services11.8%11.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Cherry Hills Village, CO6,680$250,001351.9%
      Columbine Valley, CO1,498$219,875297.4%
      Bow Mar, CO969$173,542213.7%
      Genesee, CO4,099$159,327188.0%
      Todd Creek, CO4,635$156,953183.7%
      Denver, CO715,878$72,66131.3%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Washington, DC701,974$90,84264.2%
      Brampton, ON735,754n/a 
      Vancouver, BC694,440n/a 
      Seattle, WA741,251$97,18575.7%
      Boston, MA689,326$76,29837.9%
      Denver, CO715,878$72,66131.3%
      Source: The Highland, Denver, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).