Demographics

People

Total Population1,093
Male Share of the Population51.9%
Female Share of the Population48.1%
Senior Citizens26.9%
Employed Population 16+345
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married60.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.6%
Median Earnings25+$24,375
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree$17,604

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,219
% Above Poverty Level83.5%
% Below Poverty Level16.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.6%
Median Gross Rent$648
Median House Value$91,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.1%
German23.8%
Irish17.3%
English9.3%
Swedish2.5%
Dutch1.6%
Norwegian1.4%
Scottish1.1%
Polish0.6%
Italian0.5%
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Highland Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sharp County
Standard Zip Codes72542
Phone Area Codes870
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.32
Approximate Longitude-91.48

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)

StationEVENING SHADE 1 NNE
Distance14.3 miles
Jan Temp21 to 47 F
Apr Temp43 to 72 F
Jul Temp66 to 94 F
Oct Temp44 to 75 F
Annual Precip48.4 inches
StationALTON 6 SE
Distance27.7 miles
Jan Temp20 to 45 F
Apr Temp42 to 70 F
Jul Temp65 to 91 F
Oct Temp42 to 73 F
Annual Precip44.8 inches
StationBATESVILLE L&D 1
Distance36.9 miles
Jan Temp25 to 45 F
Apr Temp46 to 69 F
Jul Temp69 to 92 F
Oct Temp47 to 72 F
Annual Precip48 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ash Flat1,191$29,643
Cherokee Village4,804$45,685
Evening Shade456$40,625
Franklin179$57,750
Hardy637$35,313
Horseshoe Bend2,396$36,500
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