North Highlands is a medium-sized town located in the state of California. With a population of 44,377 people and six constituent neighborhoods, North Highlands is the 193rd largest community in California.
Unlike some towns, North Highlands isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in North Highlands are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North Highlands is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in North Highlands who work in office and administrative support (17.83%), sales jobs (12.73%), and maintenance occupations (7.17%).
In North Highlands, just 11.04% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in North Highlands in 2010 was $16,613, which is low income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,452 for a family of four. However, North Highlands contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
North Highlands is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call North Highlands home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Highlands residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. North Highlands also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.38% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in North Highlands include Irish, Ukrainian, English, and Russian.
North Highlands also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 23.40%.
The most common language spoken in North Highlands is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.