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Highland, Arkansas - Basic Facts

Highland is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Highland.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sharp County at latitude 36.2759 and longitude -91.524. Sharp County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 610 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Highland (see map) encompass a land area of 8.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

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Highland, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Highland to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 203 63rd
Population Density1 # 475 12th
Diversity Index2 # 389 28th
Median Household Income # 413 24th
Per Capita Income # 396 27th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Highland, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,059
Population in Households 1,055
Population in Familes 874
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 120
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 411
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 281
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 507 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 332 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $86,207
Average Home Value $119,536
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,528
Average Household Income $41,425
Per Capita Income $17,339
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.31% 0.11%
Households 0.41% 0.1%
Families -1.68% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   1.39%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Information Updates

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