East Highland Park, Virginia

East Highland Park, Virginia
Census-designated place

Location of East Highland Park, Virginia
Coordinates: 37°34′15″N 77°23′48″W / 37.57083°N 77.39667°W / 37.57083; -77.39667Coordinates: 37°34′15″N 77°23′48″W / 37.57083°N 77.39667°W / 37.57083; -77.39667
Country  United States of America
State  Virginia
County Henrico
  Total 9.0 sq mi (23.3 km2)
  Land 8.8 sq mi (22.8 km2)
  Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation 200 ft (61 m)
Population (2010)
  Total 14,796
  Density 1,600/sq mi (640/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
  Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 51-24496[1]
GNIS feature ID 1499371[2]

East Highland Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Henrico County, Virginia, in the United States. The population was 14,796 at the 2010 census.[3]


East Highland Park is located at 37°34′15″N 77°23′48″W / 37.57083°N 77.39667°W / 37.57083; -77.39667 (37.570945, -77.396655).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.0 square miles (23.3 km2), of which 8.8 square miles (22.8 km2) is land and 0.19 square miles (0.5 km2), or 2.24%, is water.[5]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 12,488 people, 4,960 households, and 3,313 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,393.1 people per square mile (538.1/km²). There were 5,226 housing units at an average density of 583.0/sq mi (225.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 18.47% White, 79.36% African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.39% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.00% of the population.

There were 4,960 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.9% were married couples living together, 23.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 84.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $36,328, and the median income for a family was $43,781. Males had a median income of $31,504 versus $25,500 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,251. About 6.9% of families and 9.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.0% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over.

Population history

Source U.S. Census Bureau


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