Highland, New York 

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Population

5,315

18% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$57,426

Avg. Home Price

$180,500

Best Places to Live in Highland, New York

Small town - Hudson River Valley 60 miles south of Albany
Pros
-Historic interest
-Educated population
-Attractive setting
Cons
-Economic cycles
-Entertainment
-Harsh winters


What Bert Has To Say About Kingston Metro Area

Kingston is a pleasant but nondescript town in the Hudson River Valley south of Albany and 100 miles north of New York City. As the first capital of New York, the town contains some sites of historic interest enhanced by the nearby mansions of 19th-century tycoons such as the Vanderbilt family. The setting is attractive and nearby Catskill Mountains ski areas and the Ashokan Reservoir provide some recreation,


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Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: New York
County: Ulster County
Metro Area: Kingston Metro Area
City: Highland
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 295 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Highland is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Highland jobs have increased by 1.14%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Highland's cost of living is 0.60% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Highland's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Highland's population is 5,315 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 18.32%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 12 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Highland is $180,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -10.78%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Highland public schools spend $18,915 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.9 students per teacher in Highland. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Highland

It's a good time to buy in Highland. Home Appreciation is up 1.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Highland Real Estate.

The median home price in Highland is $180,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Highland    1 Reviews
90 Miles north of Manhattan - 4/20/2009
The hamlet of Highland, NY is a peaceful quiet place. Located across the Hudson River from Poughkeepsie, It is a sleepy town with no major industry except for the apple... (Read More)

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