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Highland Park is a village in Polk County, in the Lakeland-Winter Haven metro area.
The latitude of Highland Park is 27.864N. The longitude is -81.561W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 131 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 244.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Highland Park demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Polk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 33853 ZIP code.
20% of Highland Park residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Highland Park ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Highland Park was $30,097, compared with $21,587 nationally.
42% of Highland Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Highland Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $567. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,271.
Polk County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Highland Park political report.
The average commute time for Highland Park workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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