The Highland Lakes Census Designated Place had a population of 4,954 as of July 1, 2016. Highland Lakes ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Highland Lakes is located at latitude 41.1706 and longitude -74.4632 in Sussex County. The formal boundaries for the Highland Lakes Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.67 sq. miles. Sussex County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,283 feet.
The Highland Lakes Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389926) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of ""
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Highland Lakes population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Highland Lakes: Highland Lake.
|Population in Households||4,954|
|Population in Familes||4,302|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.61|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,396 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,745 (72.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||150 ( 6.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||501 (20.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$242,055|
|Average Home Value||$263,288|
|Median Household Income||$78,317|
|Average Household Income||$88,587|
|Per Capita Income||$33,224|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.35%|
|Per Capita Income||1.43%|
The table below compares Highland Lakes to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey 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.
|Total Population||# 261||52nd|
|Population Density1||# 413||24th|
|Diversity Index2||# 444||19th|
|Median Household Income||# 270||51st|
|Per Capita Income||# 347||37th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.