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Highlands
  • Neighborhood in Louisville, KY

Report Card

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

editorial

Highlands is a neighborhood in Louisville, Kentucky with a population of 1,666. Highlands is in Jefferson County and is one of the best places to live in Kentucky. Living in Highlands offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Highlands there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Highlands and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Highlands are above average.

About

About Highlands...
Population
1,666

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$280,566
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,111
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    59%
  • Own
    41%
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Highlands Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    2,726.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    406
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,566.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    5,974.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    1,334.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$61,185
National
$75,149
Families with Children
18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    23%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    29%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

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