Highland, Washington

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Highland is a census-designated place (CDP) in Benton County, Washington, United States. The population was 3,388 at the 2000 census.


Highland is located at 46°9′42″N 119°6′52″W / 46.16167°N 119.11444°W / 46.16167; -119.11444 (46.161582, -119.114314).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 27.6 square miles (71.6 km²), of which, 27.6 square miles (71.5 km²) of it is land and 0.04% is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,388 people, 1,108 households, and 935 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 122.6 people per square mile (47.4/km²). There were 1,143 housing units at an average density of 41.4/sq mi (16.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP is 92.38% White, 0.27% Black or African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.68% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 3.66% from other races, and 2.60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.53% of the population.

There were 1,108 households out of which 45.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.2% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.6% were non-families. 11.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.04 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 32.3% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 7.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 97.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP is $61,136, and the median income for a family was $63,333. Males had a median income of $47,094 versus $33,281 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,703. About 4.5% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.5% of those under age 18 and 0.8% of those age 65 or over.


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