Highland Park, NJ
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Highland Park, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
13,803
Unemployment
7.3%
Poverty
8.1%
Median Home
$364,900
Median Income
$83,980
Median Rent
$1,465

Highland Park SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
9.5
Commute
5

Highland Park, NJ Crime Report

154
Total Crimes
1,126.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-51.97%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Highland Park
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 154 1,126.9 1,353.6 2,346.0
Violent Crime 5 36.6 195.4 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 3.7 6.5
Robbery 1 7.3 49.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 1 7.3 127.9 279.7
Property Crime 149 1,090.3 1,158.2 1,958.2
Burglary 21 153.7 146.2 314.2
Larceny 111 812.2 896.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 17 124.4 115.7 246.0

Highland Park, NJ Cost Of Living

128
Highland Park's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Highland Park New Jersey National Average
Overall 128 121 100
Services 113 107 100
Groceries 108 107 100
Health 103 100 100
Housing 173 160 100
Transportation 106 106 100
Utilities 100 98 100

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Rankings for Highland Park in New Jersey

Map Of Highland Park, NJ

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Population over time in Highland Park

Year Population % Change
2020 13,803 -1.4%
2019 13,992 -1.8%
2018 14,250 0.0%
2017 14,245 -0.1%
2016 14,263 0.3%
2015 14,224 0.6%
2014 14,136 0.4%
2013 14,074 0.5%
2012 13,999 0.1%
2011 13,990 -

Race / Ethnicity in Highland Park

White
58.8% (8,113)
African American
8.2% (1,138)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
15.7% (2,164)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
1.3% (180)
Two Or More
3.6% (499)
Hispanic
12.4% (1,709)
Race Highland Park NJ USA
White 58.8% 54.7% 60.1%
African American 8.2% 12.6% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 15.7% 9.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 1.3% 0.5% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.6% 2.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 12.4% 20.4% 18.2%

Gender in Highland Park

Female
52.2% (7,205)
Male
47.8% (6,598)
Gender Highland Park NJ USA
Female 52.2% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Highland Park for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (276)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (138)
High School / GED
10.0% (1,380)
Some College
9.0% (1,242)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (966)
Bachelor's Degree
31.0% (4,278)
Master's Degree
23.0% (3,174)
Professional Degree
5.0% (690)
Doctorate Degree
12.0% (1,656)
Education Highland Park NJ USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 10.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 9.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 31.0% 25.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 23.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 12.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Highland Park, New Jersey

Less than $10,000
5.6% (77,090)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.9% (25,620)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.4% (102,481)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.9% (53,299)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.1% (84,867)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.7% (272,445)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.5% (186,434)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.0% (248,426)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.7% (120,095)
$200,000 or more
15.2% (209,538)
Income Highland Park NJ USA
Less than $10,000 5.6% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.9% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.4% 6.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.9% 6.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.1% 9.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.7% 14.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.5% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.0% 17.8% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.7% 10.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 15.2% 14.8% 8.3%

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