Highlands, NC
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Highlands, North Carolina Info Snack

Population
1,164
Unemployment
3.0%
Poverty
10.2%
Median Home
$538,600
Median Income
$54,226
Median Rent
$946

Highlands SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
3
Education
8.5
Commute
10

Rankings for Highlands in North Carolina

Map Of Highlands, NC

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Population over time in Highlands

Year Population % Change
2019 1,164 -1.9%
2018 1,186 9.9%
2017 1,079 -5.7%
2016 1,144 8.0%
2015 1,059 -2.1%
2014 1,082 -0.3%
2013 1,085 4.2%
2012 1,041 2.5%
2011 1,016 3.3%
2010 984 -

Race / Ethnicity in Highlands

White
87.6% (1,020)
African American
1.6% (19)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
1.5% (18)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
2.1% (24)
Two Or More
0.0% (0)
Hispanic
7.1% (83)
Race Highlands NC USA
White 87.6% 63.1% 60.7%
African American 1.6% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.5% 2.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 2.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.0% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.1% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Highlands

Female
53.4% (622)
Male
46.6% (542)
Gender Highlands NC USA
Female 53.4% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 46.6% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Highlands for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (46)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (34)
High School / GED
17.0% (197)
Some College
22.0% (256)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (93)
Bachelor's Degree
22.0% (256)
Master's Degree
15.0% (174)
Professional Degree
5.0% (58)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (46)
Education Highlands NC USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 17.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 22.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 15.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Highlands, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
3.8% (4,371)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.5% (9,836)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.1% (10,565)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.7% (13,661)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.3% (15,483)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.1% (18,762)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.5% (15,665)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.5% (11,111)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.7% (7,832)
$200,000 or more
7.8% (9,107)
Income Highlands NC USA
Less than $10,000 3.8% 6.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.5% 5.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.1% 10.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.7% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.3% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.1% 18.0% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.5% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.5% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.7% 5.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 7.8% 5.4% 7.7%

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