Highland Park demographics profile

StatisticHighland ParkIllinoisNational
Population29,78012,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,43322291
Median age46.337.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)73%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%44%43%
Speak English84%77%79%
Speak Spanish6%13%13%
Highland Park, IL has a population of 29,780 and is the 1,439th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,433 per sq mi which is 994% higher than the Illinois average and 2585% higher than the national average. The median age in Highland Park is 46 which is approximately 24% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Highland Park, 73% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 84% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 63% of Highland Park residents were born in Illinois, 24% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 12% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Highland Park is 994% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Highland Park is 24% higher than Illinois.
  • In Highland Park 91.52% of the population is White.
  • In Highland Park 2.08% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Highland Park 2.81% of the population is Asian.

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Highland Park population breakdown by race

RaceHighland ParkIllinoisNational
White91.52%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American2.08%14.30%12.63%
Asian2.81%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race2.10%2.34%3.06%
Other race1.49%5.86%4.75%
In Highland Park, 8.2% 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 Park, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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