In 2017, Highlands County, FL had a population of 100k people with a median age of 53.1 and a median household income of $36,374. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Highlands County, FL grew from 98,862 to 100,177, a 1.33% increase and its median household income grew from $35,865 to $36,374, a 1.42% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Highlands County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.4%), White (Hispanic) (12.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (9.25%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (5.22%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.63%). N/A% of the people in Highlands County, FL speak a non-English language, and 93.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Highlands County, FL are South Florida State College (732 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Highlands County, FL is $87,900, and the homeownership rate is 74.7%. Most people in Highlands County, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Highlands County, FL is 2 cars per household.