Learn about Highland, Utah. Below you can find community information, including vital statistics, information on local schools as well as resources for finding real estate listings and homes for sale in Highland.
Highland’s commercial zone is small and residents enjoy one of the lowest property tax rates in Utah Valley. Highland is governed by a mayor and six city council members.
As with other northern Utah Valley communities, Highland is very accessible to both Salt Lake City and Provo, a boon for commuters. The Highland Fling is the town’s answer to summer festivals, including sporting competitions, a parade, and children’s activities.
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.