Highland County OH Information


Highland County Subdivisions

Highland County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 43,508
Population in Households 43,024
Population in Familes 35,605
Population in Group Qrtrs 484
Population Density1 79
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 16,875
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 11,798
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 19,514 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,685 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,190 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,639 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $106,074
Average Home Value $136,716


Median Household Income $40,181
Average Household Income $51,742
Per Capita Income $20,246
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% -0.12%
Households 0.17% 0.01%
Families -0.03% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Highland County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Highland County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 56 38th
Population Density1 # 67 25th
Diversity Index2 # 72 19th
Median Household Income # 75 16th
Per Capita Income # 77 14th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.