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  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade C
  6. Diversity
    grade C+
  7. Jobs
    grade D+
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Highland Park is a suburb of Detroit with a population of 10,867. Highland Park is in Wayne County. Living in Highland Park offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Highland Park there are a lot of parks. Residents of Highland Park tend to be liberal.

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About Highland Park...
Population
10,867

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$45,700
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$596
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    63%
  • Own
    37%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    1,494.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    18.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    149.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    401.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    532.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,896.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    635.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    29%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    national  12%

Working in Highland Park

Jobs
grade D+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$18,474
National
$62,843

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