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Demographics

People

Total Population1,059
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens21.8%
Employed Population 16+355
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married57.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.6%
Median Earnings25+$30,938
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$16,806

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,139
% Above Poverty Level83.5%
% Below Poverty Level16.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27.1%
Median Gross Rent$763
Median House Value$89,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.4%
German22%
Irish18.5%
English9.9%
Swedish2.4%
Scottish1.5%
Dutch1.3%
Norwegian0.8%
Polish0.7%
Italian0.4%
Portuguese0.3%
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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 Flat1,067$30,231
Cherokee Village4,669$44,569
Evening Shade463$32,679
Franklin199$55,625
Hardy733$29,432
Horseshoe Bend2,499$33,516
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