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Highland, Utah
—  City  —
Highland at night, 2008
Location of Highland, Utah
Coordinates: 40°25′8″N 111°47′32″W / 40.41889°N 111.79222°W / 40.41889; -111.79222
Country United States
State Utah
County Utah
Settled 1870s
Incorporated July 13, 1977
 - Total 7.0 sq mi (18.0 km2)
 - Land 7.0 sq mi (18.0 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 4,977 ft (1,517 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 8,172
 - Density 1,174.0/sq mi (453.3/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 - Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 84003
Area code(s) 801
FIPS code 49-35190[1]
GNIS feature ID 1448472[2]

Highland is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States. It is approximately thirty miles from Salt Lake City and is part of the ProvoOrem, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 8,172 at the 2000 census.



Highland is located at 40°25′8″N 111°47′32″W / 40.41889°N 111.79222°W / 40.41889; -111.79222 (40.419001, -111.792121)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.0 square miles (18.0 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 8,172 people, 1,804 households, and 1,733 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,174.0 people per square mile (453.3/km²). There were 1,864 housing units at an average density of 267.8/sq mi (103.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.49% White, 0.12% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.73% from other races, and 1.11% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.17% of the population.

There were 1,804 households out of which 66.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 90.6% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 3.9% were non-families. 3.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.53 and the average family size was 4.64.

In the city the population was spread out with 45.1% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 17.3% from 45 to 64, and 4.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 21 years. For every 100 females there were 104.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $80,053, and the median income for a family was $81,086. Males had a median income of $57,318 versus $24,440 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,614. About 1.8% of families and 2.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives and residents


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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