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Highland, CA
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Highland profile


Living in Highland



Highland is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 56,705 people and 11 associated neighborhoods, Highland is the 161st largest community in California.

The citizens of Highland are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.27% of adults in Highland having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Highland in 2018 was $33,187, which is lower middle income relative to California, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $132,748 for a family of four. However, Highland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Highland is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Highland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Highland, accounting for 58.93% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Highland residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Highland include Irish, German, English, Italian, and African.

In addition, Highland has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (23.09%).

The most common language spoken in Highland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.