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

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Highland Park, New Jersey Info Snack

Population
13,883
Unemployment
5.6%
Poverty
10.0%
Median Home
$373,700
Median Income
$81,402
Median Rent
$1,467

Highland Park SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
5

Highland Park, NJ Crime Report

236
Total Crimes
1,711.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-30.91%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Highland Park
/ 100k People
New Jersey
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 236 1,711.3 1,542.5 2,476.7
Violent Crime 14 101.5 206.9 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.9 5.0
Robbery 2 14.5 64.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 7 50.8 122.2 250.2
Property Crime 222 1,609.7 1,335.7 2,109.9
Burglary 33 239.3 184.6 340.5
Larceny 181 1,312.5 1,034.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 8 58.0 116.4 219.9

Highland Park, NJ Cost Of Living

129
Highland Park's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Highland Park New Jersey National Average
Overall 129 123 100
Services 114 111 100
Groceries 107 110 100
Health 104 102 100
Housing 175 158 100
Transportation 107 110 100
Utilities 104 100 100

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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
2019 13,883 -0.8%
2018 13,992 -1.8%
2017 14,250 0.0%
2016 14,245 -0.1%
2015 14,263 0.3%
2014 14,224 0.6%
2013 14,136 0.4%
2012 14,074 0.5%
2011 13,999 0.1%
2010 13,990 -

Race / Ethnicity in Highland Park

White
56.9% (7,903)
African American
11.3% (1,572)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
13.9% (1,926)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (38)
Two Or More
2.9% (398)
Hispanic
14.7% (2,046)
Race Highland Park NJ USA
White 56.9% 55.4% 60.7%
African American 11.3% 12.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 13.9% 9.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 14.7% 20.2% 18.0%

Gender in Highland Park

Female
52.2% (7,250)
Male
47.8% (6,633)
Gender Highland Park NJ USA
Female 52.2% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 47.8% 48.8% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
3.0% (416)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (277)
High School / GED
11.0% (1,527)
Some College
8.0% (1,110)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (694)
Bachelor's Degree
33.0% (4,581)
Master's Degree
21.0% (2,915)
Professional Degree
5.0% (694)
Doctorate Degree
12.0% (1,665)
Education Highland Park NJ USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 11.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 8.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 33.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 21.0% 11.0% 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
6.6% (91,504)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.4% (32,922)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.8% (122,489)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.5% (62,939)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.2% (99,492)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.1% (237,233)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.9% (193,175)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.7% (231,665)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.8% (108,207)
$200,000 or more
15.0% (208,668)
Income Highland Park NJ USA
Less than $10,000 6.6% 4.9% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.4% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.8% 7.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.5% 6.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.2% 9.4% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.1% 14.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.9% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.7% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.8% 10.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 15.0% 14.0% 7.7%

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