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People

Total Population 1,053
Male Share of the Population 51%
Female Share of the Population 49%
Senior Citizens 11.1%
Employed Population 16+ 423
Age of the Population 21

Families

% of people married 22.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.3%
Median Earnings25+ $34,875
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,375

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,438
% Above Poverty Level 87.4%
% Below Poverty Level 12.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 23.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.5%
Median Gross Rent $485
Median House Value $83,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.1%
US/American 0%
English 11.7%
Irish 10.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Highland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles W of St. Joseph, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 64 miles NW of Kansas City, Missouri
County Doniphan
Standard Zip Codes 66035
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.859
Longitude -95.269

Highland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station TROY 3 N
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station OREGON
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 62 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
Station HOLTON
Distance 36.7 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Denton 162 $82,000
Hiawatha 3,132 $50,885
Robinson 234 $41,875

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Highland High Schools

HIGHLAND HIGH
402 E MAIN
785-442-3286
Serves 129 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.2

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