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Highland Beach is a town in Palm Beach County, in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area.

The latitude of Highland Beach is 26.399N. The longitude is -80.065W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,933.


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Median household income
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$72,989
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Highland Beach demographic reports
Highland Beach is on the Atlantic Ocean
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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11% of Highland Beach residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Highland Beach ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Highland Beach was $67,288, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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49% of Highland Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Highland Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,539.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,052.


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Libraries in Highland Beach include Highland Beach Library ... View libraries

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Palm Beach County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Highland Beach political report.

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The average commute time for Highland Beach workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Highland Beach include Holiday Inn of Delray Beach.

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