Nestled in the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains at 1,300 feet, you will find the charming City of Highland.

Welcome to Highland

With a community of over 57,000, the City of Highland takes great pride in being one of the most desirable communities to live in the Inland Empire of Southern California. With low crime, high safety, and an emphasis on community beautification, Highland makes an ideal location for business and residential real estate. This city's central location provides easy access to Big Bear Lake, Lake Arrowhead, Palm Springs, Riverside, and the stunning wilderness areas of the San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mountains.


The City of Highland's original townsite was founded in 1891 and soon was known as the home of the finest, sweetest valencia navel oranges in Southern California.  The Lumber industry was also a huge founding contribution to the city's earliest years. 
Now, Highland is home to many parks, hiking trails, restaurants, shopping areas that are continuing to enhance, advance, and develop.

Highland Ranch Real Estate Market

Highland Ranch real estate is going fast. Contact the agents & realtors at The Oldham Group to find houses, property, estates & luxury homes for sale in Highland Ranch.


Education is one of the City of Highlands greatest matters of importance.  Here you will find two award-winning school districts serving the community: The Redlands Unified School District and the San Bernardino Unified School District. Both of these school districts have schools that were named as California Distinguished Schools ranging from Kindergarten to High School. Highland and neighboring cities also have more top rated school systems including: Pre-schools, Private grade schools and Colleges. 

Things to do near Highland

  1. Visit a local city park 
  2. Hike on one of Highlands many walking trails
  3. Visit the Original McDonald’s Site and Museum
  4. Attend a concert at Yaamava Casino
  5. Apple picking in Oak Glen
  6. Take the sky tram in Palm Springs
  7. Day trip to Big Bear Lake
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Overview for Highland, CA

67,174 people live in Highland, where the median age is 32.9 and the average individual income is $27,287.08. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

32.9 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Highland, CA

Highland has 19,821 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Highland do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 67,174 people call Highland home. The population density is 541.52 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

50.45 / 49.55%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
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Around Highland, CA

There's plenty to do around Highland, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Funnel Cake Friday's, Kaizen Martial Arts Center, and Brows by Brittni.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.46 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.88 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.82 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.83 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.89 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.99 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars