Highlands, Texas 

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Population

7,775

17% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.5%

Median Income

$55,455

Avg. Home Price

$149,800

Best Places to Live in Highlands, Texas

Large city complex - Southeast Texas, 50 miles inland from the Gulf Coast
Pros
-Diverse economy
-Entertainment
-Cost of living
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Hot, humid summers
-Unattractive setting

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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.


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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 5.5% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Highlands jobs have increased by 0.79%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Highlands's cost of living is 14.30% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Highlands's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Highlands's population is 7,775 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 17.24%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 31 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Highlands is $149,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.59%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Highlands

It's a good time to buy in Highlands. Home Appreciation is up 11.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Highlands Real Estate.

The median home price in Highlands is $149,800. Browse Homes in this Range.


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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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ZIP CODES IN HIGHLANDS, TEXAS
77562