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People

Total Population 999
Male Share of the Population 48.7%
Female Share of the Population 51.3%
Senior Citizens 25.2%
Employed Population 16+ 316
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 63.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,850
% Above Poverty Level 80.4%
% Below Poverty Level 19.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.3%
Median Gross Rent $725
Median House Value $88,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.8%
US/American 0%
English 7.1%
Irish 14.4%

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

Highland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles NW of Jonesboro, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 113 miles NW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Sharp
Standard Zip Codes 72542
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.275
Longitude -91.523

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 EVENING SHADE 1 NNE
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 47 F
Apr Temp 43 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 94 F
Oct Temp 44 to 75 F
Annual Precip 48.4 inches
Station ALTON 6 SE
Distance 27.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 45 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 91 F
Oct Temp 42 to 73 F
Annual Precip 44.8 inches
Station BATESVILLE L&D 1
Distance 36.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 45 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ash Flat 1,087 $30,673
Cherokee Village 4,581 $44,195
Evening Shade 465 $31,250
Franklin 197 $51,875
Hardy 702 $30,833
Horseshoe Bend 2,178 $32,031

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

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