WV

National Population : 333,590,059
West Virginia State Population : 1,692,126

About Highland, WV

Highland, WV is located in Ritchie County in the state of West Virginia.

The total City Population for Highland is about 363 with about people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 972.

The Average Home Value is $105,500.00, which is roughly 17% higher than the Average Home Value of $87,464.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 44% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $48,587.00, which is roughly 24% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $36,951.00 for the state of West Virginia, and roughly 16% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Highland is about .

West Virginia is ranked #33 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 33.11 out of 100.

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Voting

Ritchie County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 83.94% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 85.2%
Democratic: 13.68%
Libertarian: 0.89%
Green: 0.23%


Nearby Locations

Mountain, WV (4.90 mi.)
Greenwood, WV (4.90 mi.)
Pennsboro, WV (4.90 mi.)
Toll Gate, WV (4.90 mi.)
Harrisville, WV (5.37 mi.)
Newberne, WV (5.37 mi.)
Hazelgreen, WV (5.37 mi.)
Mahone, WV (5.37 mi.)
Cairo, WV (6.10 mi.)
Pullman, WV (10.35 mi.)
Saint Marys, WV (10.51 mi.)
Eureka, WV (12.64 mi.)
Belmont, WV (12.64 mi.)
Willow Island, WV (12.64 mi.)
Petroleum, WV (12.86 mi.)
Berea, WV (13.08 mi.)
Friendly, WV (14.28 mi.)
Bens Run, WV (14.28 mi.)
Blandville, WV (15.22 mi.)
West Union, WV (15.22 mi.)
Smithville, WV (15.27 mi.)
Burnt House, WV (15.27 mi.)
Alma, WV (15.51 mi.)
Wilbur, WV (15.51 mi.)
Macfarlan, WV (15.90 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 26346
Latitude : 39.304115
Longitude : -81.048592
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 787 ft.
Area Code(s) : 304

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.44
Male Population Estimate : 51.13%
Female Population Estimate : 48.87%
Median Age : 44.3
Male Median Age : 43.1
Female Median Age : 45.4

White Population Estimate : 99.79%
Black Population Estimate : 0.21%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.51%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.10%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.62%
Other Population Estimate : 0.10%

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 Ritchie County: Data Not Available
Average # of Violent Crimes for Ritchie County: About 83 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Ritchie County is about 71% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.