Highland Lakes demographics profile

StatisticHighland LakesNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)1,1191,21591
Median age43.439.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)70%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%45%43%
Speak English89%69%79%
Speak Spanish3%16%13%
Highland Lakes, NJ has a population of 4,834 and is the 6,611th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,119 per sq mi which is 8% lower than the New Jersey average and 1136% higher than the national average. The median age in Highland Lakes is 43 which is approximately 10% higher than the New Jersey average of 40. In Highland Lakes, 70% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 73% of Highland Lakes residents were born in New Jersey, 20% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Highland Lakes is 8% lower than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Highland Lakes is 10% higher than New Jersey.
  • In Highland Lakes 95.45% of the population is White.
  • In Highland Lakes 0.72% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Highland Lakes 0.35% of the population is Asian.

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      Highland Lakes population breakdown by race

      RaceHighland LakesNew JerseyNational
      Black or African American0.72%13.54%12.63%
      American Indian0.37%0.21%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race1.63%2.53%3.06%
      Other race1.47%6.35%4.75%
      In Highland Lakes, 5.8% 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 Lakes, NJ demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).