Highlands, New York 

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Population

12,152

-3.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.1%

Median Income

$80,038

Median Home Price

$204,600

Best Places to Live in Highlands, New York

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Highlands, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Arts and culture
-Economic center
-Education
Cons
-Cost of living and housing
-Crowded lifestyle
-Weak future job growth


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New York is the largest metro area in the United States. It includes the island of Manhattan, an eight-county area immediately north, western Long Island, and Staten Island. It is the fourth largest in the world behind Tokyo, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Regardless of how the area is defined, New York is among the richest and most complex places to live in America.


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City: Highlands
Zip Codes: 10928 10922 10911
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Highlands is 4.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Highlands jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Highlands's cost of living is 7.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Highlands's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Highlands, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Orange county voted Republican in three of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008 and 2012. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Highlands's population is 12,152 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 3.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Highlands is $204,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.2%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Highlands public schools spend $26,179 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11.2 students per teacher in Highlands. More Education


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Housing Market in Highlands

It's a good time to buy in Highlands. Home Appreciation is up 10.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Highlands Real Estate

The median home price in Highlands is $204,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


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