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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Housing
    C+
  3. Nightlife
    B-
  4. Good for Families
    C
  5. Diversity
    C
  6. Jobs
    B-
  7. Weather
    C+
  8. Cost of Living
    B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    B-
  10. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  11. Commute
    C+
Highland County is located in Ohio with a population of 43,007. In Highland County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Highland County and residents tend to be conservative.
Population
43,007

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$111,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$680
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    31%
  • Own
    69%
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Highland County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    125
    282.7
  • Murder
    12.5
    6.1
  • Rape
    50
    40.7
  • Robbery
    33.3
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    366.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,387
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    199.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    45%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    16%
    13%

Working in Highland County

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$43,297
National
$55,322

Highland County Reviews

1 review
Highland county is a nice, quiet, safe place to live. I wish it had a little more to do sometimes, but it’s a really great place to raise a family.
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