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42,993
Job Openings
4.4%
Unemployment Rate
$61,300
Median Base Salary
14k
Population

Highland Park has the 2008th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 2.6% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Highland Park is part of the New York City metro area. Unemployment in the New York City area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. New York City has the largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Highland Park is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in Highland Park is $359,800, which is above the national average. 64% of workers in Highland Park hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 94% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Highland Park. 72% of Highland Park workers drive to work alone, 10% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 8% walk. People in Highland Park spend an average of 27 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.