The unemployment rate in Highlands is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Highlands jobs have increased by 1.0%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Highlands's cost of living is 24.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Macon county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 68.5% to 30.0%. More Voting Stats
Highlands's population is 984 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 9.7%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 21.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Highlands is Real Estate: $600,500
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.0%.
Highlands public schools spend $10,209 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.5 students per teacher in Highlands. More Education