Highland Park

Welcome to Highland Park

Highland Park (pop. 29,641) is located on the shores of Lake Michigan, 23 miles north of downtown Chicago. The city is blessed with many natural amenities, as well as lovely homes with distinct architectural and historic character. Highland Park has several landmark structures listed in the National Register of Historic Places, notably the Willits House (private) by Frank Lloyd Wright. Landscape architect Jens Jensen lived in Highland Park and designed a number of projects in the community that are listed on the register. Highland Park is abundant with ravines, public flower gardens and open space.

Quick Facts

Population

29,871

Female

15,456

Male

14,415

  • White
    25,845
    86.8%
  • Hispanic
    2,167
    7.3%
  • Asian alone
    848
    2.8%
  • Black
    516
    1.7%
Median Home Price

$ 572,199

Average Income

$135,684

Median resident age

47.2 years

Highland Park Schools

School Grades School Level State Ranking/# of Schools Student/Teacher Ratio
Arbor Academy PK-PK Elementary –: –/–
Braeside Elementary School K-5 Elementary 2017: 80/2064 13.4
Edgewood Middle School 6-8 Middle 2017: 99/1304 12.3
Elm Place School 6-8 Middle 2017: 122/1304 11
Green Bay School PK-PK Elementary –: –/– 22.8
Highland Park High School 9-12 High 2017: 24/645 14
Highland Park Montessori PK-K Private –: –/– 2.4
Indian Trail Elementary School K-5 Elementary 2017: 425/2064 11.2
Lincoln Elementary School K-5 Elementary 2017: 95/2064 11.2
Montessori Connection West PK-K Private –: –/– 4.2
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