Highland Falls demographics profile

StatisticHighland FallsNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)3,50741391
Median age43.438.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%43%43%
Speak English80%70%79%
Speak Spanish11%15%13%
Highland Falls, NY has a population of 3,828 and is the 7,644th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,507 per sq mi which is 749% higher than the New York average and 3771% higher than the national average. The median age in Highland Falls is 43 which is approximately 14% higher than the New York average of 38. In Highland Falls, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 80% speak English and 11% speak Spanish. 59% of Highland Falls residents were born in New York, 26% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 13% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Highland Falls is 749% higher than New York.
  • The median age in Highland Falls is 14% higher than New York.
  • In Highland Falls 74.50% of the population is White.
  • In Highland Falls 13.90% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Highland Falls 4.02% of the population is Asian.

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      Highland Falls population breakdown by race

      RaceHighland FallsNew YorkNational
      Black or African American13.90%15.60%12.63%
      American Indian0.29%0.38%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race3.66%2.93%3.06%
      Other race3.63%8.62%4.75%
      In Highland Falls, 13.9% 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 Falls, NY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).