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Highland Heights is a suburb of Cleveland with a population of 8,380. Highland Heights is in Cuyahoga County and is one of the best places to live in Ohio. Living in Highland Heights offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Highland Heights there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Highland Heights and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Highland Heights are highly rated.
About Highland Heights...
Population
8,380

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$277,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$773
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    5%
  • Own
    95%
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Highland Heights Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    23.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    59.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    983.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    11.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Highland Heights

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$103,787
National
$55,322
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Highland Heights Reviews

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I think Highland Heights is a wonderful community. It is safe and family friendly. The houses range in affordability and the taxes are fairly decent. I would like to see some more programs or activities at the community center. They have programs for young kids and seniors, nothing for in between. Other than that I enjoy the community!
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I've lived in Highland Heights since I was in fifth grade (which isn't saying much, I'm a sophomore in high school now). The city has always been family friendly, though- community days, movies in the park, family nights at the pool, etc. But it is the people here that make the city nice to live in. They are always friendly and easy to talk to. It is a great space if you have kids; a lot of my friends live around me. It is a nice town and a great place to raise children.
Quite and nice area , friendly people, big public library, public pool, public music area”The Grove” provides very professional level of bands