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Highland Park is a somewhat small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,950 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 96.92% 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 (30.28%), sales jobs (15.42%) and business and financial occupations (10.08%).
Of important note, Highland Park is also a town of artists. Highland Park has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Highland Park’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.87% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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 people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Highland Park is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Highland Park’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.11 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small town, Highland Park does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
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 83.33% 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 2010 was $123,793, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $495,172 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, Italian and French.
The most common language spoken in Highland Park is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|HIGHLAND PARK INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||3,414|
|HIGHLAND PARK HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||81.66%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||18.34%|
|TYPE OF HIGHLAND PARK HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||77.92%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.05%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||2.59%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||15.25%|
|SIZE OF HIGHLAND PARK HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||16.09%|
|AGE OF HIGHLAND PARK HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||9.44%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||27.78%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||25.14%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||37.64%|
|HIGHLAND PARK REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$1,398,000|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,651|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $68,000||0.00%|
|$68,001 - $135,000||0.18%|
|$135,001 - $270,000||0.68%|
|$270,001 - $405,000||1.29%|
|$405,001 - $540,000||3.73%|
|$540,001 - $675,000||1.44%|
|$675,001 - $1,013,000||14.96%|
|$1,013,001 - $1,350,000||15.28%|
|PEOPLE OF HIGHLAND PARK||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.55%|
|5 TO 17||23.11%|
|18 TO 24||3.42%|
|25 TO 34||6.31%|
|35 TO 54||28.74%|
|55 TO 64||16.34%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.53%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||97.99%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$192,946|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$123,793|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.90%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (18.42%)
Real estate (11.64%)
Information Technology (2.82%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.00%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.08%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.91%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.04%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.58%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (24.35%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (91.51%)
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