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Apartments for rent in Highwood, IL

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Local Guide

See what Highwood, IL has to offer.

Who Lives Here

Highwood Demographics

Education

High School

46%

Associate's

18%

Bachelor's

24%

Master's

10%

Doctorate

3%

Family Size

2 people

32%

3 people

21%

4 people

25%

5 people

14%

6+ people

9%

Household Income

0-50k

40%

50-100k

27%

100-150k

17%

150-200k

8%

200k+

9%

Age

0-10

16%

10-20

15%

20-45

34%

45-65

24%

65+

12%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Highwood?

Percentage: 2/52/5

Renters gave this area a 2 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

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*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.

Getting Around Highwood

Highwood Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

34%

15-30 Mins

33%

30-40 Mins

15%

40-60 Mins

7%

60+ Mins

12%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 7474

Walk Score®

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Percentage: 8181

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Top Scores: Restaurant, Coffee, Nightlife

Things To Do In Highwood

Top Score

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Highwood serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 35% fewer restaurants than average
  3. 80% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Highwood.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 30% fewer coffee shops than average
  3. 100% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Highwood is running dry.

  1. A high number of bars and clubs per resident
  2. 10% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. Significantly more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Highwood.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. An average number of shops
  3. 100% more shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. An average number of gyms
  3. 38% more gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Highwood could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 26% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 30% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This supermarket score is far from superior.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 82% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 23% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 53% more parks than average
  3. 67% more parks than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 100% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 100% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The lack of medical care round here is a little hard to swallow

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 100% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 100% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fasten your seat belt, it's a long way to get gas.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 49% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 11% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Highwood Features

Busy Streets

No

Say 5 of 5 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 5 of 5 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 5 of 5 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 5 of 5 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Near Highways

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 3 of 5 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 3 of 5 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 3 of 5 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Highwood Education

Schools

Percentage: 5/55/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Highwood

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Highwood, IL

Highwood, a small town in Illinois, has a population of slightly more than 5,000. The town's population, with an average age of just under 38, skews younger than most cities in Illinois. Homeowners tend to be in the minority in the area, and 61% of residents are renting despite an average rent of $1,232 a month, substantially higher than the state average of $1,052.

Highwood residents have an average commute of about 27 minutes. Many residents (39%) commute to work by car, while public transportation is used by just 4% of the town. Not many residents (2%) walk to work, though the number surpasses the national average.

There are three primary industries in Highwood: entertainment, education, and retail. Together, these industries account for 24% of the town's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the town's workers are in sales, as 7% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. With an average annual income of almost $79,000, Highwood workers earn about the same as the average Illinois resident. However, Highwood compares more favorably to the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (21%), Highwood has a relatively high concentration of residents over the age of 25 who have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree (26%).