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Highland
Village
Highland State Bank
Highland State Bank
Location of Highland in Iowa County, Wisconsin.
Location of Highland in Iowa County, Wisconsin.
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Coordinates: 43°2′47″N 90°22′45″W / 43.04639°N 90.37917°W / 43.04639; -90.37917Coordinates: 43°2′47″N 90°22′45″W / 43.04639°N 90.37917°W / 43.04639; -90.37917
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Iowa
Area
 • Total 1.14 sq mi (2.95 km2)
 • Land 1.14 sq mi (2.95 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 842
 • Estimate 
(2019)
826
 • Density 725.83/sq mi (280.25/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 608
FIPS code 55-34450

Highland is a village in Iowa County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 842 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area. The village is located within the Town of Highland.

Geography

Highland is located at 43°2′46″N 90°22′44″W / 43.04611°N 90.37889°W / 43.04611; -90.37889 (43.046347, -90.379083).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.12 square miles (2.90 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 482
1880 668 38.6%
1890 751 12.4%
1900 913 21.6%
1910 1,096 20.0%
1920 1,024 −6.6%
1930 739 −27.8%
1940 902 22.1%
1950 785 −13.0%
1960 741 −5.6%
1970 785 5.9%
1980 860 9.6%
1990 799 −7.1%
2000 855 7.0%
2010 842 −1.5%
2019 (est.) 826 −1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 842 people, 351 households, and 226 families living in the village. The population density was 751.8 inhabitants per square mile (290.3/km2). There were 386 housing units at an average density of 344.6 per square mile (133.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.6% White, 0.4% African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.1% Asian, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 351 households, of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.6% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the village was 40.3 years. 23.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.8% were from 25 to 44; 29.3% were from 45 to 64; and 16.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.

Notable people

  • Charles L. Billings, Illinois state senator and lawyer, was born in Highland.
  • Elihu Goodsell was a farmer, miner, and politician, who first settled in Highland and founded the community.
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