Highlands demographics profile

StatisticHighlandsNew JerseyNational
Population density (sq mi)6,492191
Median age50.439.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%56%55%
Speak English88%69%79%
Speak Spanish8%16%13%
Highlands, NJ has a population of 4,900 and is the 6,561st largest city in the United States. The population density is 6,492 per sq mi which is 649137% higher than the New Jersey average and 7066% higher than the national average. The median age in Highlands is 50 which is approximately 28% higher than the New Jersey average of 40. In Highlands, 50% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 88% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 57% of Highlands residents were born in New Jersey, 33% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 8% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Highlands is 649137% higher than New Jersey.
  • The median age in Highlands is 28% higher than New Jersey.
  • In Highlands 91.61% of the population is White.
  • In Highlands 1.49% of the population is African American.
  • In Highlands 0.73% of the population is Asian.

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Highlands population breakdown by race

RaceHighlandsNew JerseyNational
African American1.49%13.54%12.63%
American Indian0.55%0.21%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.29%2.53%3.06%
Other race4.33%6.35%4.75%
In Highlands, 7.1% 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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Highlands age breakdown

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