Welcome to Highland

A Vibrant Town of Opportunities
In the heart of Indiana, Highland is a town with a unique charm that seamlessly blends small-town allure with bustling urban energy. Just a stone's throw away from major cities like Chicago, Highland offers residents the best of both worlds — a tranquil retreat from the city's endless energy without sacrificing access to amenities. With its tree-lined streets, thriving businesses, and warm and welcoming atmosphere, Highland beckons newcomers to call it home.

What to Love

  • A Vibrant Shopping Scene: Highland features a diverse array of shops and boutiques, from trendy fashion outlets to quaint antique stores, catering to every taste and style.
  • Culinary Delights: Indulge in a culinary journey through Highland's eclectic dining scene.
  • Community Spirit: Experience the warmth of Highland's tight-knit community through fun events where neighbors come together to celebrate shared traditions and create lasting memories.

Local Lifestyle

Highland's bustling yet peaceful ambiance sets the stage for a friendly atmosphere where residents enjoy a perfect balance of work, leisure, and community engagement. With beautiful parks and a plethora of recreational activities, Highland nurtures a sense of belonging and camaraderie among its residents.

Dining and Shopping

Highland's culinary and retail landscape is a testament to its dynamic spirit. Explore the retail offerings at Shops on Main, or unwind with friends at R-Bar and Grill, a local favorite known for its laid-back atmosphere, flat screen TVs for watching the big game, and refreshing cocktails. For an unforgettable dining experience, savor the finest cuts of steak and the freshest seafood at Theo's Steak & Seafood, where every meal is a culinary masterpiece.

Entertainment and Things to Do

Wicker Memorial Park, with its sprawling green spaces, scenic walking trails, and recreational facilities, provides the perfect backdrop for outdoor adventures. This beloved recreation space offers something for everyone, making it a beloved destination for residents seeking relaxation and rejuvenation amidst nature's beauty. The park features a golf course and driving range, playgrounds, splash pads, sand volleyball courts, picnic spaces, a clubhouse, and walking trails.
For the 4th of July festivities, head to Main Square Park for food vendors, live concerts, arts and crafts, carnival rides, and a fantastic parade. Don’t miss the dazzling fireworks display to end the night.


  • Highland High School

Overview for Highland, IN

5,169 people live in Highland, where the median age is 43.7 and the average individual income is $34,128. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

43.7 years

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Around Highland, IN

There's plenty to do around Highland, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walking Score
Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Bobaccinos Cafe, Pizza Oven, and GaylaCake LLC.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.44 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.98 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.59 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.34 miles 17 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 4.45 miles 12 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.95 miles 24 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Highland, IN

Highland has 1,912 households, with an average household size of 2.7. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Highland do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,169 people call Highland home. The population density is 2,279.59 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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50.32 / 49.68%

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