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The The Highlands had a population of 277 as of July 1, 2021. The Highlands city ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for The Highlands city is located at latitude 38.1623 and longitude -97.9466 in Reno County.

It also has a Functional Status Code of ""

The The Highlands is located within Township of Grant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Reno County.

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The Highlands city, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 277 (100%)
Population in Households 277 (100.0%)
Population in Families 238 (85.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 270
Diversity Index2 20


Median Household Income $69,087
Average Household Income $99,928
% of Income for Mortgage4 16%
Per Capita Income $39,477
Wealth Index5 147


Total HU (Housing Units) 131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 106 (80.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $264,286
Average Home Value $270,047
Housing Affordability Index3 162


Total Households 119
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 92
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.44% -0.81%
Households -0.44% -0.85%
Families -0.38% -0.89%
Median Household Income   0.48%
Per Capita Income   1.21%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.77%

The Highlands city, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares The Highlands city to the other 672 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 372 45th
Population Density # 572 15th
Median Household Income # 92 86th
Housing Affordability Index # 208 31st
Per Capita Income # 41 94th
Diversity Index # 296 56th

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