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The county is in the Sebring metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 93,127. This was an increase of 6.59% from the 2000 census.
In 2002, the per capita personal income in Highlands County was $22,004. This was an increase of 17.8% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 71% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.
15% of Highlands County residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Highlands County ancestry & family history guide.
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Cemeteries in Highlands County include Bougainvillea Cemetery, Bougainvillea Cemetery, Lakeside Cemetery, Lakeview Memorial Gardens, Oak Hill Cemetery, Pinecrest Cemetery, Prescott Cemetery, Whitten Cemetery ... View cemeteries
Communities in Highlands County include Archbold, Avon Park, De Soto City, Lake Placid, Sebring, Venus ... View communities
School districts in Highlands County include Highlands County Schools District ... View school districts
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Libraries in Highlands County include Avon Park Public Library, Lake Placid Memorial Library, Sebring Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Highlands County include Sebring News-Sun ... View newspapers
Highlands County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Highlands County political report.
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