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Highland
  • Neighborhood in Austin, TX

Report Card

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

editorial

Highland is a neighborhood in Austin, Texas with a population of 5,521. Highland is in Travis County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Highland offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Highland there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Highland and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Highland are above average.

About

About Highland...
Population
5,521

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$427,370
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,443
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    65%
  • Own
    35%
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Highland Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    323.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    13.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    134.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    780.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,410.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    255.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$75,190
National
$75,149
Families with Children
23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    38%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  11%

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