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Highland Park, IL

Highland Park, Illinois is a small city with a population of approximately 30,000. Retirees are a frequent sight, as they account for 22% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young adults figure less prominently in the demographics. Overall, the city's population, with an average age of just under 43, skews older than most cities in Illinois. Renters tend to be in the minority in Highland Park, and 83% of residents own their homes. Relatively high rent costs may be playing a role, as the average rent of $1,563/month is substantially higher than the state average of $1,052.

Averaging about 34 minutes, the commute time for Highland Park residents is slower than the state average of about 32 minutes. Many residents (35%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transportation is used by just 6% of the city. Relatively few residents walk to work.

There are three primary industries in Highland Park: scientific, healthcare, and retail. Together, these industries account for 20% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 11% of the city's population works in management, which ranks as the top profession in the city. With an average annual income of just over $136,000, Highland Park workers take home around $59,000 more than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (7%), Highland Park has a high concentration of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees, as 17% possess a Master's degree or a Doctorate. In addition, 24% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.

Average Rent in Highland Park

Studio1 Bed2 Bed3 Bed
Jan 20$1,000$1,137
Dec 191,0001,137
Nov 191,0001,137
Oct 191,0001,137
Sep 191,0001,137
Aug 191,0001,137
Jul 191,0001,137
Jun 191,0001,137
May 191,0001,137
Apr 191,0001,137
Mar 191,0001,137
Feb 191,0001,137
*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

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