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Highland, Utah - Basic Facts

The City of Highland had a population of 18,489 as of July 1, 2018. Highland ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Utah. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Highland is located at latitude 40.4271 and longitude -111.7955 in Utah County. The formal boundaries for the City of Highland (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Utah County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,980 feet.

The City of Highland (GNIS ID: 2410760) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Utah is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Highland is located within American Fork-Pleasant Grove Division of Utah County.

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Highland, UT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 18,489
Population in Households 18,486
Population in Familes 18,013
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 2,174
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $115,375
Average Household Income $144,342
Per Capita Income $33,047


Total Housing Units 4,394 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,878 (88.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 357 ( 8.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 159 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $489,394
Average Home Value $551,096


Total Households 4,235
Average Household Size 4.37
Family Households 3,983
Average Family Size 5
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.16% 2.25%
Households 2.19% 2.27%
Families 2.12% 2.22%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   1.83%

Highland, UT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Highland to the other 325 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Utah by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 45 86th
Population Density # 47 86th
Diversity Index # 279 14th
Median Household Income # 7 98th
Per Capita Income # 40 88th

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