Highland Acres demographics profile

StatisticHighland AcresDelawareNational
Population3,792934,695318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,54150491
Median age41.439.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%39%43%
Speak English92%87%79%
Speak Spanish1%7%13%
Highland Acres, DE has a population of 3,792 and is the 7,686th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,541 per sq mi which is 404% higher than the Delaware average and 2705% higher than the national average. The median age in Highland Acres is 41 which is approximately 5% higher than the Delaware average of 40. In Highland Acres, 65% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 92% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 47% of Highland Acres residents were born in Delaware, 43% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Highland Acres is 404% higher than Delaware.
  • The median age in Highland Acres is 5% higher than Delaware.
  • In Highland Acres 70.17% of the population is White.
  • In Highland Acres 18.25% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Highland Acres 3.82% of the population is Asian.

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Highland Acres population breakdown by race

RaceHighland AcresDelawareNational
White70.17%69.22%73.35%
Black or African American18.25%21.72%12.63%
Asian3.82%3.68%5.22%
American Indian0.71%0.37%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race6.20%2.76%3.06%
Other race0.84%2.19%4.75%
In Highland Acres, 1.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Highland Acres, DE demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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