Highland Park Camden County, New Jersey

Highland Park: Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey

About

Highland Park is a city located in the county of Camden in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 13,982 and a population density of 2,952 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 13,592 inhabitants.

The city was created 117 years ago in 1905.

Highland Park Quick Facts

Population : 13,592 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Camden County
Postal code : 08904
Area : 4.74 km2
Altitude : 246 feet / 75 meters
Establishment : March 03, 1905 (117 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 00:46:47 (25th September 2022)
Density : 2,870 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.87% (2010-2020)
Highland Park locator map
Location of Highland Park on New Jersey map.
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Livingston Homestead Highland Park NJ south view
Livingston Homestead  Highland Park  NJ south view image

Geography

Highland Park is located at 39°53'19"N 75°6'29"W (39.8887200, -75.1079500). It has 3 neighbors: Edison, New Brunswick and Piscataway.

Highland Park map

Highland Park has 3 neighbours.

  • Edison township in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
  • New Brunswick city in and county seat of Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States
  • Piscataway township in New Jersey, United States

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Highland Park decreased by 2.87% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 13,982 - census
2011 14,011 0.21% estimation process
2012 14,118 0.76% estimation process
2013 14,118 0% estimation process
2014 14,135 0.12% estimation process
2015 14,075 -0.43% estimation process
2016 13,991 -0.6% estimation process
2017 13,895 -0.69% estimation process
2018 13,807 -0.64% estimation process
2019 13,711 -0.7% estimation process
2020 13,592 -0.88% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,841
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,138
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,228
April 1, 2010 Population : 8,978
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 28.1%
People over 65 (%) : 14.8%
Female persons, % : 54.5%
White only, percent : 14.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 84.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 0.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 13.4%
2015-2019 Veterans : 633
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.4%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 49.3%

Highland Park zip code is 08904. County name: Middlesex, County fips: 34023

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 49.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $63,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,002
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $430
2015-2019 median gross rent : $993
2015-2019 Households : 3,534
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.49
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 78.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 82.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 72.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 10.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 51,107
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 22,110
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 112,794
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,598
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $33,185
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $17,187
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 644
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 259
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 290
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 425
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 168
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 40
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 531
2010 population per square mile : 1,805.3
2010 land area in square miles : 4.97

People born in Highland Park (12)

People born in Highland Park, including actor Willie Garson, rapper David Rush, illustrator Darrell K. Sweet, .

List

  • Michael Jacobs (American television writer, composer and producer) he was born in 28/06/1955
  • David L. Cohen (American businessman) he was born in 01/01/1955
  • Eran Raven (American mentalist) he was born in 03/03/1974
  • Joan Snyder (American artist) she was born in 16/04/1940
  • Amy Herzog (American playwright) she was born in 01/01/2000
  • Trax Colton (American actor) he was born in 26/05/1929
  • Harold W. Heine (American chemist) he was born in 14/09/1922
  • Dwayne Haskins (American football player) he was born in 03/05/1997
  • Sacha Killeya-Jones (American-British basketball player) he was born in 10/08/1998

Schools in Highland Park

College & universities near Highland Park, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
185970 P B Cosmetology Education Center Gloucester (NJ) 08030

Stations (26)

Amtrak & bus stations near Highland Park, NJ

Code Name Address Type
CRH Cherry Hill, New Jersey Cornell Ave. & West Marlton Pike OTHER
PHL 30th Street Station 2955 Market St. RAIL
PNK Pennsauken, NJ 215 Derousse Avenue BUS
LDW Lindenwold Station Ave & White Horse Rd West OTHER
PHN North Philadelphia station 2900 North Broad St. RAIL

Post offices near Highland Park

Post Office Name City ZIP
Gloucester City Post Office Gloucester City (NJ) 08030

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Camden County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Camden County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Camden 73,740 City in Camden County, New Jersey, United States
Cherry Hill 72,037 Township in Camden County, New Jersey, in the United States
Jackson 58,371 Unincorporated community in Waterford Township, Camden County, New Jersey
Winslow 38,543 Township of New Jersey
Pennsauken 35,728 Township in New Jersey, United States of America
Morris 22,352 Township in Morris County, New Jersey
Vernon 21,879 Township in Sussex County, New Jersey
Lindenwold 17,211 Borough in Camden County, New Jersey
Haddon 14,508 Township in New Jersey
Cherry Hill Mall 14,171 Census designated place
Collingswood 13,848 Borough in Camden County, New Jersey, United States
Florence 12,473 Township in Burlington County, New Jersey
Greentree 11,367 Census designated place
Bellmawr 11,329 Borough of New Jersey, United States
Haddonfield 11,322 Borough in New Jersey
Gloucester City 11,219 City in Camden County, New Jersey, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Highland Park distances to largest New Jersey cities