Highlands demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,51311391
Median age35.134.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%48%43%
Speak English68%65%79%
Speak Spanish31%30%13%
Highlands, TX has a population of 7,386 and is the 4,989th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,513 per sq mi which is 1239% higher than the Texas average and 1570% higher than the national average. The median age in Highlands is 35 which is approximately 3% higher than the Texas average of 34. In Highlands, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 68% speak English and 31% speak Spanish. 65% of Highlands residents were born in Texas, 20% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 15% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Highlands is 1239% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Highlands is 3% higher than Texas.
  • In Highlands 89.90% of the population is White.
  • In Highlands 3.51% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Highlands 0.22% of the population is Asian.

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Highlands population breakdown by race

Black or African American3.51%11.95%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race1.64%2.50%3.06%
Other race4.74%5.79%4.75%
In Highlands, 38.4% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Highlands, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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