Highlands is a city located in Harris County Texas. Highlands has a 2020 population of 8,830. Highlands is currently growing at a rate of 1.25% annually and its population has increased by 2.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,612 in 2010.
The average household income in Highlands is $69,271 with a poverty rate of 17.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,027 per month, and the median house value is $137,300. The median age in Highlands is 38.3 years, 36.2 years for males, and 40 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Highlandswas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
63.95% of Highlands residents speak only English, while 36.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.40% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Highlands is White, with 10.48% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Highlands is Multiple, with 20.50% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.80%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Highlands
82.72% of Highlands residents were born in the United States, with 69.07% having been born in Texas. 11.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.