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Demographics

People

Total Population924
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens13.7%
Employed Population 16+445
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married54%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.3%
Median Earnings25+$32,414
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,313
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,188

Wealth

Median Family Income$56,016
% Above Poverty Level85.4%
% Below Poverty Level14.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home6.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone26%
Median Gross Rent$560
Median House Value$97,300

Ancestry

German43.6%
Irish20.3%
Norwegian14.2%
Czech8.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.1%
English4.9%
Polish4.8%
West Indian2.9%
French Except Basque2.9%
Jamaican2.9%
Swiss2.4%
Italian2.1%
Canadian1%
Welsh0.5%
Scottish0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Bulgarian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
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Highland Almanac

CategoryValue
County Iowa County
Standard Zip Codes53543
Phone Area Codes608
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.04
Approximate Longitude-90.37

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)

StationDODGEVILLE
Distance14 miles
Jan Temp6 to 25 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp60 to 82 F
Oct Temp38 to 60 F
Annual Precip36.3 inches
StationPLATTEVILLE
Distance21 miles
Jan Temp7 to 25 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 61 F
Annual Precip36.1 inches
StationGAYS MILLS
Distance30.2 miles
Jan Temp3 to 25 F
Apr Temp32 to 57 F
Jul Temp58 to 83 F
Oct Temp34 to 60 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Avoca600$36,477
Cobb467$65,000
Linden529$50,833
Livingston655$58,182
Montfort765$55,000
Muscoda1,392$45,000

Highland Public Schools

Highland Community Elementary
1030 Cardinal Dr
ZIP: 53543
(608) 929-4525
Primary
Total Enrollment 167
Highland Community High
1030 Cardinal Dr
ZIP: 53543
(608) 929-4525
High
Total Enrollment 74
Highland Community Middle
1030 Cardinal Dr
ZIP: 53543
(608) 929-4525
Middle
Total Enrollment 59
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