Income/capita 2%
Household income 13%
Unemployment 28%
Income per capita$30,381$26,117$29,829
Median household income$62,240$50,433$55,322
Median income owner occupied$67,424$62,593$70,586
Median income renter occupied$44,121$29,285$35,192
Median earnings male$45,716$36,194$36,919
Median earnings female$29,945$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%4.4%4.7%
Poverty level7.6%15.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Highland is 2% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Highland is 13% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Highland is 28% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Highland is 50% lower than the national average

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      Highland employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.5%1.4%
      Manufacturing sector22.5%1.2%
      Financial & insurance services3.3%6.1%
      Wholesale & retail services19.3%12.2%
      Public administration4.8%4.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.4%3.3%
      Education, health & social services9.9%36.1%

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      Winfield, IN5,233$93,57169%
      Lakes of the Four Seasons, IN6,932$90,46864%
      Highland, IN23,107$62,24013%

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      Munster, IN23,103$70,89428%
      Webster Groves, MO23,111$85,85655%
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      Rosemount, MN23,099$92,93968%
      East Peoria, IL23,090$50,7518%
      Highland, IN23,107$62,24013%
      Source: The Highland, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).