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People

Total Population 919
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 13.4%
Employed Population 16+ 441
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 52.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,083
% Above Poverty Level 79.8%
% Below Poverty Level 20.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.1%
Median Gross Rent $555
Median House Value $104,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7%
US/American 0%
English 5.5%
Irish 22.7%

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

Highland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles N of Dubuque, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 125 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Iowa
Standard Zip Codes 53543
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.046
Longitude -90.379

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 DODGEVILLE
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches
Station PLATTEVILLE
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.1 inches
Station GAYS MILLS
Distance 30.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 25 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Avoca 595 $34,934
Cobb 532 $55,000
Linden 509 $48,125
Livingston 656 $57,500
Montfort 691 $55,833
Muscoda 1,452 $49,063

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

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Highland High Schools

HIGHLAND HI
1030 CARDINAL DRIVE
608-929-4525
Serves 176 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11

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