About Highland, MO
Highland, MO is located in Perry County in the state of Missouri.
The total City Population for Highland is about 16,710 with about 9 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $139,800, which is roughly 3% higher than the Average Home Value of $135,153 for the state of Missouri, and roughly 36% lower than the National Average of $217,072.
The Median Income Per Household is about $54,740, which is roughly 1% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $54,319 for the state of Missouri, and roughly 16% lower higher than the National Average of $65,026.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 2.54
Male Population Estimate: 49.7%
Female Population Estimate: 50.3%
Median Age: 38.6
Male Median Age: 37.2
Female Median Age: 40.0
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NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Highland specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Perry County: About 0 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 0)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Perry County: About 318.397 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Perry County is about 100% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 10% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
Missouri is ranked #31 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 38.26 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 43.58
The average living wage for the state of Missouri is $31.55/hr, while the states minimum wage is $10.30/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Missouri a minimum wage score of 56.09 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $5.15/hr, which gives Missouri a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 35.55 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Missouri is $214.24, resulting in a UI benefit score of 47.41 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X Missouri does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ Missouri does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X Missouri does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
✓ Missouri does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Missouri does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Missouri does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Missouri does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Missouri does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Missouri does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Missouri does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ Missouri does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
X Missouri does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Missouri does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
X Missouri does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
X Missouri does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ Missouri does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ Missouri does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
✓ Missouri does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 63775
TimeZone: Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 625.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 573