The Highlands Census Designated Place had a population of 7,864 as of July 1, 2016. Highlands ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Highlands is located at latitude 29.8129 and longitude -95.0578 in Harris County. The formal boundaries for the Highlands Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.88 sq. miles and a water area of 1.64 sq. miles. Harris County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 36 feet.
The Highlands Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408385) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Highlands Census Designated Place is located within Northeast Harris Division of Harris County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Highlands population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Highlands: Elena.
|Population in Households||7,842|
|Population in Familes||6,608|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||22|
|Average Household Size||2.74|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,000 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,041 (68.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||818 (27.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||141 ( 4.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$97,627|
|Average Home Value||$123,676|
|Median Household Income||$52,237|
|Average Household Income||$63,133|
|Per Capita Income||$22,853|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.7%|
|Per Capita Income||0.99%|
The table below compares Highlands to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 296||83rd|
|Population Density1||# 399||77th|
|Diversity Index2||# 532||70th|
|Median Household Income||# 566||68th|
|Per Capita Income||# 843||52nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.