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Hightstown is a borough in Mercer County, in the Trenton metro area.
The community was named after John Hight, landowner
The latitude of Hightstown is 40.269N. The longitude is -74.523W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 102 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,311.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hightstown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mercer County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Trenton area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 08520 ZIP code.
13% of Hightstown residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hightstown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hightstown was $28,605, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Hightstown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hightstown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $701. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,501.
Libraries in Hightstown include Hightstown Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Hightstown include Windsor-Hights Herald
Mercer County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hightstown political report.
The average commute time for Hightstown workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Hightstown include Days Inn of East Windsor.
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