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Highland's Livability

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  • D-
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  • B-
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  • B+
    Job Market
  • D+
    Diversity
  • A-
    Crime
  • B
    Commute
  • C+
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About Highland, UT

Highland, UT is located in Utah County in the state of Utah.

The total City Population for Highland is about 18,913 with about 846 people per square mile.

The Average Home Value is $642,562, which is roughly 65% higher than the Average Home Value of $222,720 for the state of Utah, and roughly 71% higher than the National Average of $188,692.

The Median Income Per Household is about $156,136, which is roughly 60% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $62,137 for the state of Utah, and roughly 63% higher higher than the National Average of $57,518.

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Quick Stats

Highland Population 18,913
Average Home Value $642,562
Median Household Income $156,136
Median Age 24.3
Unemployment Rate 3.3%
Politics 67.82% Republican

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household: 3.83
Male Population Estimate: 52%
Female Population Estimate: 48%
Median Age: 24.3
Male Median Age: 25.0
Female Median Age: 27.6

Racial Demographic Estimates

White:91.9%
Hispanic:2.1%
Black:2%
Hawaiian:1.3%
Asian:1.1%
Other:0.3%
Indian:0.1%

Voting

Utah County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 77.13% between the winner and runner up.
Mike Lee
U.S. Senator
Mike Lee
Republican Party
Mitt Romney
U.S. Senator
Mitt Romney
Republican Party
Spencer Cox
State governor
Spencer Cox
Republican Party

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 67.82%
Democratic: 26.75%
Libertarian: 3.65%
Other: 1.48%
Green: 0.3%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Highland specifically.

Average # of Homicides for Utah County: About 1.47157 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Utah County: About 77.9534 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Utah County is about 63% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 73% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Highland is about 3.3%.

Utah is ranked #45 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 22.72 out of 100.

45th out of 52

Wage Policies

Overall Wage Policy Score: 8.87

The average living wage for the state of Utah is $32.05/hr, while the states minimum wage is $7.25/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Utah a minimum wage score of 4 compared to all other states.

The minimum wage for tipped employees is $2.13/hr, which gives Utah a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 8.97 compared to all other states.

The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Utah is $140.00, resulting in a UI benefit score of 0 compared to all other states.

Worker Protection Policies

Overall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
Utah does provide accommodations for pregnant workers.
Utah does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
Utah does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X Utah does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Utah does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Utah does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Utah does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Utah does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Utah does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Utah does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Utah does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
Utah does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
Utah does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Utah does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.

Right To Organize Policies

Overall Right To Organize Score: 70
X Utah does not have a "right-to-work" law.
X Utah does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
X Utah does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
Utah does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
Utah does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
X Utah does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
Data from Oxfam America, Inc.
A global organization that fights inequality to end poverty and injustice.

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Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s): 84003
Latitude: 40.427600
Longitude: -111.795700
TimeZone: Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Region: West
Average Elevation: 4771.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 801, 385