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Highland Beach
  • Suburb of Fort Lauderdale, FL

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade C
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Highland Beach is a suburb of Fort Lauderdale with a population of 3,907. Highland Beach is in Palm Beach County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Highland Beach offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Highland Beach there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many retirees live in Highland Beach and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Highland Beach are highly rated.

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About Highland Beach...
Population
3,907

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$625,700
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$2,358
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    11%
  • Own
    89%
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Highland Beach Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    25.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    0
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    228
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    50.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    1%
  • 10-17 years
    3%
  • 18-24 years
    3%
  • 25-34 years
    3%
  • 35-44 years
    2%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    57%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    34%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    39%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    16%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    10%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

Working in Highland Beach

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$119,125
National
$64,994

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