Highlands employment information

Income per capita$23,501$26,513$28,555
Median household income$55,455$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$60,811$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$41,169$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$41,270$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$20,039$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate8.5%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level15.2%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Highlands is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Highlands is 4% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Highlands is 46% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Highlands is 3% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Highlands median earnings by income bracket

Highlands employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry17.8%7.9%
Manufacturing sector30.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services1.3%2.5%
Wholesale & retail services14.6%14.0%
Public administration2.2%1.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.5%1.9%
Education, health & social services1.4%32.3%

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Cove, TX518$80,93851%
Beach City, TX2,406$79,92249%
Highlands, TX7,775$55,4554%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sutherlin, OR7,776$37,76429%
Mount Joy, PA7,774$54,6292%
Bryans Road, MD7,772$83,75057%
Grand Ledge, MI7,779$53,6540%
Lexington, TN7,771$41,84722%
Highlands, TX7,775$55,4554%
Source: The Highlands, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.