Highland Information

Highland Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Highland, IL

General Highland Information

State: Illinois

County: Madison County

Close cities: Summerfield, IL, Aviston, IL, Pierron, IL, Breese, IL, Trenton, IL, Highland, IL, Pocahontas, IL, Marine, IL, Lebanon, IL, Alhambra, IL, Grantfork, IL, St. Jacob, IL

Highland Population (census data)
Total 9,577 (+11.5% since 2000)
Male 4,472 (46.7%)
Female 5,105 (53.3%)

Population Density: 1,772 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 79.2 (US Avg is 100)

Highland Elevation: 540 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1884

Land Area: 5.41 square miles

Median Household Income: $49,682

Zip Codes: 62249.

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Highland Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (97.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (47.9%)
  • United States (8.9%)
  • Irish (8.9%)
  • English (7.5%)
  • Swiss (6.4%)
  • French (3.9%)

Local Highland Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: St. Louis Rams, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, St. Louis University

Highland School Information

High Schools
Highland High School (P. O. Box 149, Highland, IL, 62249 - Highland Community Unit School District 5 District)
Middle Schools
Highland Middle School (P. O. Box 149, Highland, IL, 62249 - Highland Community Unit School District 5 District)
Elementary Schools
Grantfork Upper Elementary School (206 N Mulberry Street, Highland, IL, 62249 - Highland Community Unit School District 5 District)
Highland Elementary School (P. O. Box 149, Highland, IL, 62249 - Highland Community Unit School District 5 District)
Highland Mid-Elementary School (P. O. Box 149, Highland, IL, 62249 - Highland Community Unit School District 5 District)
Other/Private Schools
Highland Primary School (P. O. Box 149, Highland, IL, 62249 - Highland Community Unit School District 5 District)

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