Population density (sq mi)7,46622891
Median age35.637.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%44%43%
Speak English46%77%79%
Speak Spanish45%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Highwood is 3175% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Highwood is 5% lower than Illinois
  • In Highwood 82.82% of the population is White
  • In Highwood 3.50% of the population is Black
  • In Highwood 2.01% of the population is Asian

Compare Highwood, IL Demographics


      Highwood population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race2.42%2.34%3.06%
      Other race9.26%5.86%4.75%
      In Highwood, 48.2% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Highwood age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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