Highlands, Texas

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Population in 2010: 7,522.
Population change since 2000: +6.1%
Males: 3,977  (52.9%)
Females: 3,545  (47.1%)
Median resident age:

35.8 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 77562.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $56,842 (it was $41,288 in 2000)
Highlands:

$56,842
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,764 (it was $18,556 in 2000)

Highlands CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $123,164 (it was $59,600 in 2000)
Highlands:

$123,164
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $211,569; detached houses: $131,504; mobile homes: $307,278

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,021.

March 2019 cost of living index in Highlands: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.3%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.7% for Black residents, 25.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 64.3% for other race residents, 13.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Highlands, TX (2010)
    • 5,28070.2%White alone
    • 1,86724.8%Hispanic
    • 2293.0%Black alone
    • 700.9%Two or more races
    • 400.5%American Indian alone
    • 270.4%Asian alone
    • 90.1%Other race alone

Races in Highlands detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 47 registered sex offenders living in Highlands, Texas as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Highlands is 163 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (11.5%), German (7.1%), English (6.8%), Irish (4.2%), Czech (3.1%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 6.17 square miles.

Population density: 1,218 people per square mile   (low).

Highlands, Texas map

1,186 residents are foreign born (15.1% Latin America).

This place:

15.3%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,853 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,549 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baytown, TX (7.6 miles , pop. 66,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Houston, TX (19.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Barrett, TX (2.0 miles ),
Channelview, TX (2.1 miles ),
Sheldon, TX (2.3 miles ),
Crosby, TX (2.5 miles ),
Northeast Harris, TX (2.6 miles ),
Cloverleaf, TX (2.7 miles ),
Baytown, TX (2.7 miles ),
Deer Park, TX (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 29.82 N, Longitude: 95.06 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,467 (-18.9%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 324 (11.5%)

Area code: 281

Distribution of median household income in Highlands, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Highlands, TX in 2017

Property values in Highlands, TX

Highlands satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Highlands, TX
Historical housing units in Highlands, TX
Most common industries in Highlands, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Chemicals (7.1%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.8%)
  • Chemicals (9.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.6%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Highlands, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (16.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)
  • Child care workers (3.4%)

Average climate in Highlands, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Highlands, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.188. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.188
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.02. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.02
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.233. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.233
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 20.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.28. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.28
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00590. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00590
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Highlands-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.5 miles away from the Highlands place center injured 16 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 2/11/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Highlands-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 324.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 197.5 miles away from Highlands center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 403.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 189.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 498.3 miles away from Highlands center
On 5/27/2002 at 00:28:16, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 190.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harris County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 15, Hurricanes: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Tropical Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Winds: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Highlands topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Highlands:

  • SAINT JAMES HOUSE OF BAYTOWN (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BAYTOWN, TX)
  • HEALTH PLUS (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CHANNELVIEW, TX)
  • CHANNELVIEW DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; CHANNELVIEW, TX)
  • BURNING TREE LIVING CENTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BAYTOWN, TX)
  • BAYPORT INDUSTRIAL AND ASC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; BAYTOWN, TX)
  • CEDAR BAYOU REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BAYTOWN, TX)
  • TENDER HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; BAYTOWN, TX)

Amtrak stations near Highlands:

  • 16 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) - Bus Station
  • 19 miles: HOUSTON (902 WASHINGTON AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highlands:

  • Lee College (about 8 miles; Baytown, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,278)
  • San Jacinto Community College (about 12 miles; Pasadena, TX; FT enrollment: 13,517)
  • University of Houston-Clear Lake (about 17 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 5,833)
  • University of Houston-Downtown (about 19 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 10,122)
  • University of Houston (about 19 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 31,888)
  • Texas Southern University (about 20 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 7,053)
  • Houston Community College (about 20 miles; Houston, TX; FT enrollment: 38,303)

Private high school in Highlands:

Public elementary/middle schools in Highlands:

  • HIGHLANDS EL (Location: 200 E WALLISVILLE RD, Grades: 2-5)
  • HIGHLANDS J H (Location: 1212 E WALLISVILLE RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • HOPPER PRI (Location: 405 E HOUSTON, Grades: PK-1)
See full list of schools located in Highlands

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Highlands: Baytown Boat Club (A), Highlands Sports Complex (B), Highlands Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (C), Stratford Park Library (D), Highlands Community Center (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Highlands include: Highlands Baptist Church (A), Saint Jude Church (B), Iglesia Bautista Aguga Viva (C), Church of Christ - Highlands (D), Highlands United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall (E), Second Baptist Church of Highlands (F), First Assembly of God Church (G), First Apostolic Church of Highlands (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Bird Lake (A), Whites Lake (B), Clear Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Highlands include: Kaminski Park (1), Stratford Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Banana Bend Recreational Beach & Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1104 Grace Lane).

Birthplace of: Robert Francois - Football player.

Harris County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.0%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.7%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
21 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
19 people in other group homes in 2000
12 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Highlands (2011 data):

  • Woodforest National Bank: Highlands Branch at 420 South Main Street, branch established on 1956/09/24. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)

For population 15 years and over in Highlands:

Marital status in Highlands, TX
  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Highlands:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Highlands
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Highlands, TX (based on Harris County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,077,2872,102
Catholic741,896109
Mainline Protestant278,855288
Other213,212296
Black Protestant65,641211
Orthodox12,88425
None1,702,684-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 737
Here:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 41
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 530
Harris County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,321
Harris County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,302
Harris County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Harris County:

8.9%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Harris County:

26.0%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Harris County:

17.1%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.3%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Highlands:

45.2%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.8%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.5%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Highlands:

35.3%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
Highlands:

55.1%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Highlands:

78.6%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Highlands, TX Residents

5.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($68,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,009 average AGI)
Harris County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fort Bend County, TX  0.60% ($63,555 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, TX  0.38% ($72,088)
from Galveston County, TX  0.21% ($59,610)


5.38% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($79,859 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,188 average AGI)
Harris County:

0.09%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fort Bend County, TX  0.83% ($73,794 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, TX  0.58% ($100,531)
to Brazoria County, TX  0.28% ($69,346)
Businesses in Highlands, TX
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Strongest AM radio stations in Highlands:

  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWWJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: SALT OF THE EARTH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLAT (1010 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KXYZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BLAYA INC.)
  • KPRC (950 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCOH (1430 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KCOH, INC.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KLVL (1480 AM; 3 kW; PASADENA, TX; Owner: SIGA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KILT (610 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKHT (1070 AM; 10 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBME (790 AM; 5 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LTD. PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highlands:

  • KMJQ (102.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLTN (102.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HBC HOUSTON LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KBXX (97.9 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KHJZ-FM (95.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KHMX (96.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KILT-FM (100.3 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KKBQ-FM (92.9 FM; PASADENA, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLOL (101.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODA (99.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBZ-FM (94.5 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRBE (104.1 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KUHF (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KKRW (93.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQBU-FM (93.3 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • KQQK (107.9 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTJM (98.5 FM; PORT ARTHUR, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KHCB-FM (105.7 FM; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: HOUSTON CHRISTIAN BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KHPT (106.9 FM; CONROE, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KLDE (107.5 FM; LAKE JACKSON, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOBT (100.7 FM; WINNIE, TX; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))

TV broadcast stations around Highlands:

  • KVQT-LP (Channel 24; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: C. DOWEN JOHNSON)
  • KHLM-LP (Channel 43; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • KJIB-LP (Channel 5; CLEAR LAKE CITY, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KPRC-TV (Channel 2; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, HOUSTON, LP)
  • KHOU-TV (Channel 11; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHOU-TV, L.P.)
  • KTMD (Channel 48; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • K30CV (Channel 30; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KVVV-LP (Channel 53; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRIV (Channel 26; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRK-TV (Channel 13; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KTRK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KHWB (Channel 39; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KHWB, INC.)
  • KNWS-TV (Channel 51; KATY, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPXB (Channel 49; CONROE, TX; Owner: PAXSON HOUSTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFTH (Channel 67; ALVIN, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA HOUSTON LLC)
  • KLTJ (Channel 22; GALVESTON, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KUHT (Channel 8; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM)
  • KXLN-TV (Channel 45; ROSENBERG, TX; Owner: KXLN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KTBU (Channel 55; CONROE, TX; Owner: HUMANITY INTERESTED MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTXH (Channel 20; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KZJL (Channel 61; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: KZJL LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETH (Channel 14; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • KVDO-LP (Channel 69; CLEAR LAKE, TX; Owner: FAR EASTERN TELECASTERS)
  • KBPX-LP (Channel 33; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • KAZH (Channel 57; BAYTOWN, TX; Owner: KAZH LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHMV-LP (Channel 28; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE GULF COAST, A CALIFORNIA LP)
Highlands fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Highlands fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 390ft / 119mTotal length
  • $42,000Total costs
  • 344,770Total average daily traffic
  • 50,416Total average daily truck traffic
  • 184,555Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Highlands, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21960-1969
  • 91970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Highlands, TX

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Highlands)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 1212 E Wallisville Rd (Lat: 29.820972 Lon: -95.040139), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQIA511,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2600 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/2007, Expiration Date: 12/10/2017, Cancellation Date: 02/10/2018, Certifier: Ronald Loveless, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, 965 Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • Lat: 29.817306 Lon: -95.054000, Call Sign: WQRS232,
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.387 MHz, 457.087 MHz, 457.687 MHz, 467.487 MHz, 456.637 MHz, Grant Date: 07/17/2013, Expiration Date: 07/17/2023, Certifier: Roy Ward, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • Lat: 29.817778 Lon: -95.051944, Call Sign: WQTI372,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.812 MHz, 467.462 MHz, 452.287 MHz, 451.662 MHz, 457.287 MHz, Grant Date: 02/10/2014, Expiration Date: 02/10/2024, Certifier: Bobby Ballard, Registrant: Dfw Communications, Inc., 501 Duncan Perry Road, Arlington, TX 76011, Phone: (972) 730-4339, Fax: (817) 284-8369, Email:
  • 1212 E. Wallisville Rd. (Lat: 29.820972 Lon: -95.040139), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WRCQ806,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2600 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/2018, Expiration Date: 12/10/2028, Certifier: Charlie Miller, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2327, Fax: (262) 248-0061, Email:
  • MOB, Lat: 29.817556 Lon: -95.050167, Call Sign: WRDC856,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.437 MHz, 452.837 MHz, 462.512 MHz, 456.437 MHz, 457.837 MHz, Grant Date: 03/29/2019, Expiration Date: 03/29/2029, Certifier: Jennifer Mcquillion, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Highlands)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Highlands)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED30$101,15210$116,15024$108,2017$34,5061$226,7202$28,775
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$55,3701$30,5204$78,9150$00$02$27,905
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$140,2187$48,08419$109,78020$24,3733$55,8074$55,808
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$120,0473$155,2178$112,0530$01$54,0600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$111,6200$04$88,0730$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 2529.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$97,0831$75,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$190,970
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$67,1400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 2529.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Highlands, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Highlands, TX - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 87. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 185 took place in 2017, and the least - 8 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Highlands, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (54.3%), and Outside Fires (34.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Highlands, TX
    • 70654.3%Structure Fires
    • 44634.3%Outside Fires
    • 1219.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 262.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Highlands, TX
Most common first names in Highlands, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6474.3 years
William5275.3 years
John4573.8 years
Mary4377.2 years
Robert3670.4 years
George2670.6 years
Charles2462.4 years
Walter1872.4 years
Willie1783.3 years
Joseph1777.5 years
Most common last names in Highlands, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3475.0 years
Davis2070.6 years
Jones1979.6 years
Miller1773.9 years
Walker1667.2 years
Johnson1672.7 years
Williams1466.4 years
Wilson1475.5 years
Norris1176.2 years
Scott1175.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Highlands, TX
  • 61.2%Utility gas
  • 38.1%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Highlands, TX
  • 62.6%Electricity
  • 37.4%Utility gas


Highlands compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Highlands on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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