Highland

Highland

[hahy-luhnd]
Highland. 1 City (1990 pop. 34,439), San Bernardino co., SE Calif., in a citrus-grove area at the foot of the San Bernardino Mts. It has citrus-packing plants and some light industry. Highland developed with the growth of agribusiness and aircraft industries in S California. Norton Air Force Base, which was adjacent to the community, closed in 1994. 2 Town (1990 pop. 23,696), Lake co., extreme NW Ind., in the Chicago metropolitan area; settled 1850 as Clough Postal Station, name changed to Highland in 1888, inc. 1910. Manufactures include dairy products and mineral granules for sandblasting.

(born 1815, New Market, Md., U.S.—died Feb. 13, 1882, Liberia) U.S. clergyman and abolitionist. Born a slave, he escaped in 1824 to New York, where he became a Presbyterian minister. He joined the American Anti-Slavery Society and agitated for emancipation; in a 1843 speech at a national convention of freedmen he called on slaves to revolt and murder their masters. The convention refused to endorse his radicalism, and he gradually turned more toward religion, serving as pastor in a number of Presbyterian pulpits during the next two decades. Late in life he favoured emigration of U.S. blacks to Africa. He was appointed U.S. minister to Liberia in 1881 but died within two months of his arrival in the African nation.

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(born 1815, New Market, Md., U.S.—died Feb. 13, 1882, Liberia) U.S. clergyman and abolitionist. Born a slave, he escaped in 1824 to New York, where he became a Presbyterian minister. He joined the American Anti-Slavery Society and agitated for emancipation; in a 1843 speech at a national convention of freedmen he called on slaves to revolt and murder their masters. The convention refused to endorse his radicalism, and he gradually turned more toward religion, serving as pastor in a number of Presbyterian pulpits during the next two decades. Late in life he favoured emigration of U.S. blacks to Africa. He was appointed U.S. minister to Liberia in 1881 but died within two months of his arrival in the African nation.

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Highland is a city in Sharp County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 986 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Highland is located at (36.269749, -91.521773).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.8 square miles (22.8 km²), of which, 8.7 square miles (22.6 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.57%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 986 people, 403 households, and 309 families residing in the city. The population density was 112.8 people per square mile (43.6/km²). There were 501 housing units at an average density of 57.3/sq mi (22.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.07% White, 0.41% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.10% from other races, and 1.22% from two or more races. 1.42% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 403 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 20.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.78.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 20.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,929, and the median income for a family was $32,788. Males had a median income of $25,357 versus $15,938 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,589. About 13.0% of families and 18.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.2% of those under age 18 and 9.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Highland's school district serves Ash Flat, Hardy, and Cherokee Village in addition to the local residents.

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