Most Expensive Highland Neighborhoods
Highland is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 17,456 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Highland is the 44th largest community in Utah. Much of the housing stock in Highland was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Highland economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Highland, where the median household income is $107,121.
Highland home prices are not only among the most expensive in Utah, but Highland real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Highland is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.77% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Highland is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Highland who work in management occupations (17.62%), sales jobs (16.02%) and office and administrative support (12.59%).
Also of interest is that Highland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.19% 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.
Because of many things, Highland is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Highland a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Highland has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Highland’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Highland. 57.66% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Highland in 2010 was $31,840, which is wealthy relative to Utah and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,360 for a family of four.
The people who call Highland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Highland residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Highland include English, German, Danish, Scottish, Irish and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Highland is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||3,759|
|HIGHLAND HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||92.55%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||7.45%|
|TYPE OF HIGHLAND HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||96.96%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.24%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.49%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.31%|
|SIZE OF HIGHLAND HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||57.74%|
|AGE OF HIGHLAND HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||56.43%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||40.56%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||2.14%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.88%|
|HIGHLAND REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$490,426|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,879|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $65,000||1.44%|
|$65,001 - $130,000||0.00%|
|$130,001 - $260,000||2.44%|
|$260,001 - $389,000||19.46%|
|$389,001 - $519,000||26.42%|
|$519,001 - $649,000||20.12%|
|$649,001 - $974,000||21.96%|
|$974,001 - $1,298,000||6.81%|
|PEOPLE OF HIGHLAND||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||8.36%|
|5 TO 17||34.49%|
|18 TO 24||10.51%|
|25 TO 34||7.13%|
|35 TO 54||25.61%|
|55 TO 64||7.90%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||6.00%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||99.01%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$107,121|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$31,840|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.44%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (13.32%)
Public Service (2.51%)
Information Technology (2.34%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.38%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.13%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.00%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.69%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||2.90%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||English (40.88%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (95.58%)
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