Hightstown is located close to the center of New Jersey. Hightstown is between the Mercer, Monmouth county. Hightstown has 1.21 square miles of land area and 0.03 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Hightstown population is 5,557, which has grown 6.54% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 5.47% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Hightstown median household income is $72,432 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 12.65% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 30.67% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Hightstown median house value is $268,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 89.88% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 87.30% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Hightstown is close to the state average in quality. The Hightstown area code is 609.