Highland Park, Florida

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Highland Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles SE of Lakeland, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles E of Tampa, Florida
County Polk
Metro Area Lakeland - Winter Haven
Standard Zip Codes 33898
Phone Area Codes 863
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 27.864
Longitude -81.561

Highland Park Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.3 miles
Jan Temp 49 to 72 F
Apr Temp 58 to 83 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 64 to 84 F
Annual Precip 47.7 inches
Station BARTOW
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 52 to 74 F
Apr Temp 61 to 84 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 66 to 85 F
Annual Precip 50.5 inches
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 51 to 74 F
Apr Temp 61 to 86 F
Jul Temp 73 to 95 F
Oct Temp 66 to 87 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
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Highland Park Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 244 100%
Male 116 47.5%
Female 128 52.5%
Under 18 41 16.8%
18+ 203 83.2%
65+ 79 32.4%
Median Age 50.7
Average Family Size 2.7
White 230 94.3%
African-American 2 0.8%
Asian 9 3.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.8%

Estimated Highland Park Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 264
Growth 20
Growth % 8.2%

Highland Park Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 15.9%
German 15.9%
Irish 12.1%
Scottish 10.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.7%
Scotch-Irish 6.3%
US/American 6.3%
Italian 5.8%
French Canadian 4.3%
Swedish 3.9%
French (except Basque) 3.9%
Dutch 1.9%
Hungarian 1.4%
Danish 1%
Austrian 1%
Greek 1%
Norwegian 1%
Russian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Highland Park 244 $56,667
Dundee 2,912 $33,831
Eagle Lake 2,496 $35,078
Frostproof 2,975 $33,707
Lake Hamilton 1,304 $38,050
Lake Wales 10,194 $33,029
Winter Haven 26,487 $39,657
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