Highwood demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)7,46622291
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%
Highwood, IL has a population of 5,377 and is the 6,154th largest city in the United States. The population density is 7,466 per sq mi which is 3259% higher than the Illinois average and 8141% higher than the national average. The median age in Highwood is 36 which is approximately 5% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Highwood, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 46% speak English and 45% speak Spanish. 55% of Highwood residents were born in Illinois, 13% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 31% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Highwood is 3259% 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 or African American.
  • In Highwood 2.01% of the population is Asian.

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Highwood population breakdown by race

Black or African American3.50%14.30%12.63%
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.

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