The Highlands Census Designated Place had a population of 7,786 as of July 1, 2018. 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 29.8188 and longitude -95.056 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Highlands: Elena.
|Population in Households||7,763|
|Population in Familes||6,588|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||23|
|Median Household Income||$54,599|
|Average Household Income||$67,213|
|Per Capita Income||$24,337|
|Total Housing Units||2,936 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,047 (69.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||768 (26.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||121 ( 4.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$130,802|
|Average Home Value||$151,356|
|Average Household Size||2.76|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.72%|
|Per Capita Income||2.84%|
The table below compares Highlands to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 304||83rd|
|Population Density||# 411||77th|
|Diversity Index||# 484||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 560||68th|
|Per Capita Income||# 841||52nd|
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