Highlands, North Carolina 

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Population

1,079

+9.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.0%

Median Income

$61,713

Median Home Price

$416,700

Best Places to Live in Highlands, North Carolina

June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Highlands, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Local Listings in Highlands
 $1,250,000 
441 Whiteside Mountain Rd Unit 2
Bed 5 | Bath 5 |
 $299,000 
193 Hedden Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2 |
 $650,000 
108 W View Way
Bed 3 | Bath 3 |

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City: Highlands
Zip Codes: 28741


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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Highlands is 4.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Highlands jobs have increased by 1.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Highlands's cost of living is 26.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Highlands's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Highlands, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Macon county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Highlands's population is 1,079 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 9.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Highlands is $416,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.3%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Highlands public schools spend $10,209 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.5 students per teacher in Highlands. More Education


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Housing Market in Highlands

It's a good time to buy in Highlands. Home Appreciation is up 6.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Highlands Real Estate

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Reviews for Highlands   2 Reviews
Business Environment - 3/5/2011
I have run two businesses in Highlands. It is a very seasonal business trend. The rents are high and so is the cost of doing business, including labor cost, cost of... Read More

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Step up to the high roller's club - 4/15/2007
A beautiful mountain resort area with cool summers, Highlands has become the mecca for Southern High Roller to "summer". Restaurants, country clubs, elite shops, and... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN HIGHLANDS
$1,250,000
441 Whiteside Mountain Rd Unit 2
Bed 5 | Bath 5

$299,000
193 Hedden Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$650,000
108 W View Way
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$499,000
948 Sky Lake Dr
Bed 5 | Bath 5

$545,000
174 Zermatt Cir
Bed 2 | Bath 3

$382,000
275 Holt Knob Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$325,000
336 Simon Speed Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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