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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    C+
High Shoals is a town in North Carolina with a population of 675. High Shoals is in Gaston County. Living in High Shoals offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in High Shoals and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in High Shoals are above average.
About High Shoals...
Population
675

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$100,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$646
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    1%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    49%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

Working in High Shoals

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$27,419
National
$55,322
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