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Highland City is in Polk County, in the Lakeland-Winter Haven metro area.
The latitude of Highland City is 27.965N. The longitude is -81.878W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 118 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,051.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Highland City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Polk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Lakeland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 33830 ZIP code.
14% of Highland City residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Highland City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Highland City was $13,925, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Highland City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Highland City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $358. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $685.
Polk County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Highland City political report.
The average commute time for Highland City workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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