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Highland Park, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Highland Park Census Designated Place had a population of 1,385 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Highland Park is located at latitude 40.6209 and longitude -77.568 in Mifflin County. The formal boundaries for the Highland Park Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mifflin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 577 feet.

The Highland Park Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389927) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Highland Park Census Designated Place is located within Township of Derry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mifflin County.


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Highland Park, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Highland Park, PA Housing Affordability Index is 157
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Highland Park, PA Wealth Index is 51
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,385
Population in Households 1,266
Population in Familes 965
Population in Group Qrtrs 119
Population Density 1,871
Diversity Index1 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,897
Average Household Income $56,285
Per Capita Income $23,766
Wealth Index3 51

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 638 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 376 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 209 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $138,250
Housing Affordability Index2 157
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 585
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 357
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.04% 0.01%
Households 0.04% 0.0%
Families -0.06% -0.11%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.16%

Highland Park, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Highland Park to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 812 54th
Population Density # 726 59th
Diversity Index # 954 46th
Median Household Income # 1230 30th
Per Capita Income # 1386 21st

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