Highland Park, TX
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Highland Park is a somewhat small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 9,083 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Highland Park is the 244th largest community in Texas. Much of the housing stock in Highland Park was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Highland Park home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Highland Park real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Highland Park is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 98.55% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Highland Park is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Highland Park who work in management occupations (27.78%), sales jobs (16.34%), and business and financial occupations (15.09%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.17% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In addition, Highland Park is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Because of many things, Highland Park is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Highland Park really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Highland Park perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Highland Park, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Highland Park is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 86.37% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Highland Park in 2018 was $149,069, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $596,276 for a family of four.

The people who call Highland Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Highland Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Highland Park include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and European.

The most common language spoken in Highland Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.