Highlands

Overview for Highlands, NC

3,578 people live in Highlands, where the median age is 60.7 and the average individual income is $53,983.49. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,578

Total Population

60.7 years

Median Age

Medium

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

$53,983.49

Average individual Income

Around Highlands, NC

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

65
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
33
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Nectar Juice Bar, The Highlands Tavern, and Dusty's Rhodes Superette.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 0.23 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.13 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$$ 0.64 miles 10 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.06 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.62 miles 7 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining · $$$ 0.28 miles 77 reviews 4.6/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Highlands, NC

Highlands has 1,921 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Highlands do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,578 people call Highlands home. The population density is 52.63 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,578

Total Population

Medium

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

60.7

Median Age

48.46 / 51.54%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
1,921

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$53,983.49

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Highlands, NC

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Highlands. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 12th
4/5
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