Highland, UT


Highest Appreciating Highland Neighborhoods Since 2000

Highland, UT Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Highland Housing Market Information

With a population of 17,989, 3,855 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $519,752, Highland house prices are not only among the most expensive in Utah, Highland real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Highland is a city of large, single-family homes. In fact, there is a higher proportion of four, five or more bedroom homes in Highland than is found in 98% of the communities in America.

The large homes that make up Highland are primarily owner-occupied ( 91.13%).

Highland homes and real estate are some of the newest in America. 55.76% of Highland's housing was built since 2000, making the city have a very new look and feel. If you like the amenities of newer homes and subdivisions, then you will probably like what the Highland real estate market has to offer. Quite a bit of the housing here was also built between 1970-1999 ( 41.68%), and between 1940-1969 ( 1.89%).

Highland Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Highland have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 5.66%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Highland house appreciation rate of 0.55%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Highland that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Highland real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Highland appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 8.12%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 87.37% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Highland. Highland appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.90%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 12.10%.

Importantly, this makes Highland one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Utah, our data show that Highland's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 50% of the other cities and towns in Utah.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,253,000 2.3
$940,001 - $1,253,000 6.4
$626,001 - $940,000 20.7
$501,001 - $626,000 18.5
$376,001 - $501,000 27.6
$251,001 - $376,000 19.2
$126,001 - $251,000 3.5
$63,001 - $126,000 0.3
$0 - $63,000 1.4

Very High for UT
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
5.40255478729638 2.68456375838926

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Highland Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
60.05% 2.76% 7 7
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,652 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 91.13
Renters 8.87
Vacant 1.31

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 55.8
1970 - 1999 41.7
1940 - 1969 1.9
1939 or Older 0.7

Types of Homes

Single-Family 95.6
Townhomes 3.3
Small Apt. Buildings 0.7
Apt. Complexes 0.3
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.15
1 Bedroom 0.74
2 Bedrooms 1.69
3 Bedrooms 15.00
4 Bedrooms 21.43
5 or more bedrooms 60.98