Highlands County FL Information


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  1. Highlands County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forHighlands County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Highlands County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 103,221
Population in Households 101,488
Population in Familes 79,376
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,733
Population Density2 102
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $38,609
Average Household Income $53,268
Per Capita Income $23,475


Total Housing Units 57,653 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32,237 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,286 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,130 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $123,340
Average Home Value $163,162


Total Households 44,523
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 29,043
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.53% 0.75%
Households 0.54% 0.75%
Families 0.43% 0.69%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   3.57%


Highlands County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Highlands County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida 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 # 36 48th
Population Density # 38 45th
Diversity Index # 22 70th
Median Household Income # 52 24th
Per Capita Income # 42 39th

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