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Hightstown is a borough in Mercer County, in the Trenton metro area.

The community was named after John Hight, landowner

The latitude of Hightstown is 40.269N. The longitude is -74.523W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 102 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,311.


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Median household income
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$64,299
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hightstown demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 26. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 4.9 per 1,000 people.

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Hightstown residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hightstown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hightstown was $28,605, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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39% of Hightstown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Hightstown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $701.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,501.


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Libraries in Hightstown include Hightstown Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Hightstown include Windsor-Hights Herald

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Mercer County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hightstown political report.

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The average commute time for Hightstown workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Hightstown include Days Inn of East Windsor.

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