Real Estate Market Update for Highlands County, FL
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Map Information for Highlands County, FL
Area Information for Highlands County, FL
  • Population: 101,784
  • Median Age: 51.43 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 22 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 0%
  • Population Density: 100/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 16.5%
  • Closest Airport: Punta Gorda
  • Closest College: Webber International University
  • Closest Jr. College: South Florida Community College
  • Median Household Income: $37,264
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 15%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $105,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Gcl Tigers (r)
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 28.85%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Highlands County, FL
Median Age: 51.43 Married: 46% Number of Households: 43,867 Households with Children: 8,474
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Highlands County, FL

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      Lakeview Christian School 4.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Lake Placid Montessori Academy 4.2 mi Private - 0 0
      Lake Placid Christian School 4.5 mi Private 6-8 0 0
      Lake Placid High School 4.8 mi Public 9-12 2 0
      Lake Placid Elementary School 4.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Lake Placid Middle School 4.8 mi Public 6-8 2 0
      Lake Country Elementary School 6.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Cracker Trail Elementary School 8.1 mi Public 1-5 3 2
      The Kindergarten Learning Center 9.9 mi Public K-K 0 0
      The Academy At Youth Care Lane 10.0 mi Public 6-11 0 0
      Fred Wild Elementary School 10.2 mi Public 1-5 1 0
      Heartland Christian Academy 10.7 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Sebring High School 10.7 mi Public 9-12 3 0
      St. Catherine Catholic School 11.1 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-6 0 0
      Highlands Virtual Instruction Program 11.2 mi Public K-12 0 0
      Exceptional Student Education Program 11.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-11 0 0
      Highlands Virtual Franchise 11.2 mi Public K-12 0 0
      Sebring Middle School 11.5 mi Public 6-8 3 5
      Woodlawn Elementary School 12.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Hill-gustat Middle School 15.3 mi Public 6-8 2 0
      Sun 'n Lake Elementary School 16.5 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Memorial Elementary School 16.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Highlands Youth Academy 17.5 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Avon Park High School 19.0 mi Public 9-12 2 0
      Avon Park Middle School 19.1 mi Public 6-8 1 1
      Parkview Pre-k 19.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-7 0 0
      Park Elementary School 19.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Avon Elementary School 20.1 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Walker Memorial Academy 22.0 mi Private K-12 0 0
      Cornerstone Christian Academy 22.5 mi Private K-8 0 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: Onboard Informatics © 2016. School Performance data by SchoolDigger.com. School Review data by Niche.com.
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