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Highland Heights, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Highland Heights had a population of 8,099 as of July 1, 2018. Highland Heights ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Highland Heights is located at latitude 41.5518 and longitude -81.4691 in Cuyahoga County. The formal boundaries for the City of Highland Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cuyahoga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 935 feet.

The City of Highland Heights (GNIS ID: 1085972) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Highland Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 8,099
Population in Households 8,073
Population in Familes 7,232
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 1,573
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $105,877
Average Household Income $140,216
Per Capita Income $54,690


Total Housing Units 3,405 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,972 (87.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 183 ( 5.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 250 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $318,280
Average Home Value $336,718


Total Households 3,155
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 2,415
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.36% -0.37%
Households -0.19% -0.24%
Families -0.33% -0.32%
Median Household Income   0.71%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Highland Heights, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Highland Heights to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio 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 # 213 83rd
Population Density # 431 65th
Diversity Index # 243 80th
Median Household Income # 40 97th
Per Capita Income # 42 97th

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