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Highwood is a city in Lake County, in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metro area.
The latitude of Highwood is 42.199N. The longitude is -87.809W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 676 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,143.
Historically, the city has been an Italian enclave. However, Mexicans have begun to be attracted to the area.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Highwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lake County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60037 ZIP code.
9% of Highwood residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Highwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Highwood was $24,138, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Highwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Highwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $723. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,833.
Libraries in Highwood include Highwood Public Library ... View libraries
Lake County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Highwood political report.
The average commute time for Highwood workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Highwood include Moraine Hotel.
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