Highlands, Texas 

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Population

7,544

-5.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

8.0%

Median Income

$55,455

Median Home Price

$161,700

Houston Gifts

Best Places to Live in Highlands, Texas

Large city complex - Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast. April, October and November are the most pleasant months in Highlands, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Highlands, TX Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Diverse economy
Entertainment
Cost of living
Cons
Growth and sprawl
Hot, humid summers
Unattractive setting


What Bert Has To Say About Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area

The rapidly growing Houston area continues to rank the fourth largest metro area in the United States behind New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. Not only is the population huge, but the area includes 10 counties covering some 900 square miles and spreads some 50 miles in each direction.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Harris County
Metro Area: Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Highlands
Zip Codes: 77562
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 108 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Highlands is 8.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Highlands jobs have increased by 3.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Highlands's cost of living is 6.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Highlands's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Harris county remained strongly Democratic, 55.9% to 42.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Highlands's population is 7,544 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 5.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 28.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Highlands is Real Estate: $161,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.7%.

SCHOOLS
Highlands public schools spend $9,303 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.3 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 6.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Highlands is $161,700.

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Reviews for Highlands   1 Reviews
Location/Quality of Life - 7/8/2008
I have lived in Highlands, TX., since 1984. The location & traffic is good in relation to downtown Houston, Crosby, Baytown, Pasadena & even Beaumont &/or West Houston... Read More

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