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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Highlands is 1,088. Highlands, North Carolina is the 9,891st largest city in the US.
The current population of Highlands (1,088) is it's peak population.
Highlands has grown 18.1% since the 2000. Highlands, North Carolina is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 82% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|10198||North Topsail Beach||1,000||19.0%|
|9885||Lake Shore, Minnesota||1,090||11.9%|
|9891||Highlands, North Carolina||1,088||18.1%|
The total voting age population of Highlands, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 955. The voting age population is 43.7% male and 56.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 37.7% of the residents of Highlands are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Highlands are 91.0% White, 5.8% Other, 1.7% Black and 1.5% Asian. Additionally, 7.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Highlands, 10.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 10.9%. On a per-household basis, 6.9% of families are below the poverty line in Highlands.
Among those aged 16 and older, 53.7% of Highlands residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 94.0% of Highlands residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 46.5% have a bachelor's degree and 24.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Highlands residents aged 5 and older, 11.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 8.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Highlands is 3.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Highlands, 1.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Highlands is $54,226.
In Highlands, 61.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.5% of housing units in Highlands.
Of all the housing units in Highlands, 3.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Highlands, 11.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 260 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Highlands is $946.
In Highlands, 83.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.