Highwood, IL Population

Population: 4,143
Males: 2,062 (49.8%), Females: 2,081 (50.2%)

Lake County

Zip code: 60040

Median resident age: 33.7 years
Median household income: $42,993
Median house value: $229,200

Races in Highwood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (56.6%)
  • Hispanic (38.2%)
  • Other race (17.2%)
  • Two or more races (4.8%)
  • Black (2.1%)
  • Filipino (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Korean (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (22.3%), Irish (9.8%), German (9.1%), English (3.5%), Polish (3.3%), United States (1.9%).

Elevation: 675 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Highwood

  • High school or higher: 70.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 27.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highwood city

  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

38.0% Foreign born (26.3% Latin America, 8.4% Europe).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Highwood:

  • LAKE FOREST HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; LAKE FOREST, IL)
  • HILL TOP CENTER (about 7 miles; GREEN OAKS, IL)
  • ST THERESE MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; WAUKEGAN, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Highwood:

  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 18 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 27 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 30 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Highwood:

  • PALWAUKEE MUNI (about 10 miles; CHICAGO/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/W, IL; Abbreviation: PWK)
  • WAUKEGAN REGIONAL (about 15 miles; CHICAGO/WAUKEGAN, IL; Abbreviation: UGN)
  • CAMPBELL (about 20 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Abbreviation: C81)
Amtrak station near Highwood:

  • 10 miles: GLENVIEW (1116 DEPOT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highwood:

  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,749)
  • NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; EVANSTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 14,958)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 18 miles; PALATINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,229)
  • NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,324)
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 18 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,973)
  • CITY COLLEGES OF CHICAGO-WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE (about 18 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,618)
Public primary/middle school in Highwood:

  • OAK TERRACE ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 498; Location: 240 PRAIRIE AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Highwood:

  • ST JAMES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 193; Location: 140 NORTH AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • DEVELOPING CHILD INC (THE) (Students: 16; Location: 328 GREEN BAY RD; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Highwood:

  • HIGHWOOD P.L. (Operating income: $152,212; Location: 102 HIGHWOOD AVENUE; 47,937 books; 3,172 audio materials; 1,413 video materials; 92 serial subscriptions)

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