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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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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.
49% of Highland Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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.
Libraries in Highland Beach include Highland Beach Library ... View libraries
Palm Beach County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Highland Beach political report.
The average commute time for Highland Beach workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Highland Beach include Holiday Inn of Delray Beach.
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