From a total population of 1,082, Highlands has a median age of 62. The average age of males, in Highlands, is 57.4 while the average age of females is 62.9. When you compare this to median age of North Carolina, Highlands is 24.2 years older.
The median income of individuals, in Highlands, is $47,890 while the average household income is $61,713. When comparing the median income of people living in Highlands to the rest of North Carolina, the average income in Highlands is $22,282 more.