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U.S. Census Data for Highland Park

The government can tell you how much money is made, how many years have been spent in school and a lot more in detailed U.S. Census data released last week.

How do you picture Highland Park?

Everyone has an image of what the city is and is not and one thing which does not lie are numbers. With the help of factual data from the United States Census Bureau, a picture can be drawn.

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The mean family income in Highland Park is $158,290 while more than twenty percent of the city's families make more than $200,000 per year, according to data from the American Community Survey of the Census Department.

The community is very white (nearly 95 percent) with about six percent Hispanic population out of a total 30,172. 

Highland Park's average home is worth $568,500 and 88 percent of adults are homeowners. More than a third of those homes were built between 1950 and 1969 with about 1,400 homes built since 2000.

Most of those houses have at least four bedrooms (about 95 percent) about 30 percent containing nine or more. 

Families made up 76 percent of the households in Highland Park. Sixty-four percent of those families are made up of married couples.

Get more info about Highland Park here.

Selected social characteristics
Families with children: 3,925
Families that are married: 7,293
College degrees: 6,759
Graduate degrees: 7,238

Selected economic characteristics:
Mean travel time to work: 27.4 minutes
Median household income: $120,688
Percentage of families below the poverty line: 2.7 percent

Selected housing characteristics:
Median value of owner occupied homes: $618,000

Age and sex
Median age: 44.2

Commuting characteristics by sex
Drove alone to work: 68.6 percent
Public transportation: 10.8 percent
Work from home: 11.3 percent

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Jeff Wheeler December 11, 2012 at 04:03 PM
This is very interesting data, thank you for posting Jacob.
Richard H Heineman Jr December 11, 2012 at 07:02 PM
Jacob: Since Data is also available for Highwood (60040) can you provide a similar analysis.

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