Highland Park Information

Highland Park Information

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

General Highland Park Information

State: Illinois

County: Lake County

Close cities: Winnetka, IL, Northfield, IL, Fort Sheridan, IL, North Chicago, IL, Highwood, IL, Wilmette, IL, Lake Forest, IL, Mount Prospect, IL, Kenilworth, IL, Wheeling, IL, Riverwoods, IL, Prospect Heights, IL, Lincolnshire, IL, Oak Grove, IL, Des Plaines, IL, Northbrook, IL, Morton Grove, IL, Glenview, IL, Green Oaks, IL, Mettawa, IL, Deerfield, IL, Skokie, IL, Great Lakes, IL, Golf, IL, Glencoe, IL, Lake Bluff, IL, Evanston, IL, Techny, IL, Bannockburn, IL

Highland Park Population (census data)
Total 31,457 (-0.5% since 2000)
Male 15,401 (49.0%)
Female 16,056 (51.0%)

Population Density: 2,545 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 114.3 (US Avg is 100)

Highland Park Elevation: 675 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1876

Land Area: 12.4 square miles

Median Household Income: $117,341

Zip Codes: 60035, and 60037.

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Highland Park Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (86.4%)
  • Hispanic (8.9%)
  • Other race (3.5%)
  • Black (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Russian (16.4%)
  • German (12.6%)
  • United States (8.8%)
  • Polish (8.7%)
  • Italian (7.8%)
  • Irish (5.9%)
Foriegn Born: 4,798 people (15.3%)
  • Latin America (43.4%)
  • Europe (39.3%)
  • Asia (17.2%)

Local Highland Park Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox
NFL Football: Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: DePaul University, Chicago State University, Northwestern University, University of Illinois

Highland Park School Information

High Schools
Highland Park High School (433 Vine Avenue, Highland Park, IL, 60035 - Township High School District 113 District)
Northwood Junior High School (945 North Avenue, Highland Park, IL, 60035 - North Shore School District 112 District)
Middle Schools
Edgewood Middle School (929 Edgewood Road, Highland Park, IL, 60035 - North Shore School District 112 District)
Elementary Schools
Braeside Elementary School (150 Pierce Road, Highland Park, IL, 60035 - North Shore School District 112 District)
Indian Trail Elementary School (2075 St. Johns Avenue, Highland Park, IL, 60035 - North Shore School District 112 District)
Lincoln Elementary School (711 W Lincoln Avenue, Highland Park, IL, 60035 - North Shore School District 112 District)
Ravinia Elementary School (763 Dean Avenue, Highland Park, IL, 60035 - North Shore School District 112 District)
Red Oak Elementary School (530 Red Oak Lane, Highland Park, IL, 60035 - North Shore School District 112 District)
Sherwood Elementary School (1900 Stratford Road, Highland Park, IL, 60035 - North Shore School District 112 District)
Wayne Thomas Elementary School (2939 Summit Avenue, Highland Park, IL, 60035 - North Shore School District 112 District)
Other/Private Schools
Elm Place School (2031 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, IL, 60035 - North Shore School District 112 District)
North Shore Academy (760 Red Oak Lane, Highland Park, IL, 60035 - Northern Suburban Special Education District District)

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