Highlands, TX Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 7,089
Males: 3,558 (50.2%), Females: 3,531 (49.8%)

Harris County

Zip code: 77562

Median resident age: 35.6 years
Median household income: $41,288
Median house value: $66,300

Races in Highlands:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.6%)
  • Hispanic (13.0%)
  • Other race (5.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Black (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (16.1%), Irish (12.6%), German (9.5%), English (7.4%), French (4.1%), Italian (2.7%).

Land area: 6.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Highlands

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highlands CDP

  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

5.2% Foreign born (4.2% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Highlands:

  • TRIUMPH HOSPITAL EAST HOUSTON (about 5 miles; CHANNELVIEW, TX)
  • SAN JACINTO METHODIST HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; BAYTOWN, TX)
  • COLUMBIA E HOUSTON MED CTR E LOOP CAMP (about 9 miles; HOUSTON, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Highlands:

  • ELLINGTON FIELD (about 17 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: EFD)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 20 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 22 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: IAH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Highlands:

  • BAYTOWN (about 8 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; Abbreviation: HPY)
  • LA PORTE MUNI (about 11 miles; LA PORTE, TX; Abbreviation: T41)
  • R W J AIRPARK (about 17 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; Abbreviation: 54T)
Amtrak station near Highlands:

  • 18 miles: SOUTH HOUSTON (1546 COLLEGE) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highlands:

  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-NORTH CAMPUS (about 9 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,819)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 10 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,099)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-CENTRAL CAMPUS (about 13 miles; PASADENA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,102)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-CLEAR LAKE (about 19 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,735)
  • SAN JACINTO COLLEGE-SOUTH CAMPUS (about 20 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,513)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-DOWNTOWN (about 22 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,236)
  • UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON-UNIVERSITY PARK (about 23 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 25,479)
Private high school in Highlands:

  • THE CHINQUAPIN SCHOOL (Students: 115; Location: 2615 EAST WALLISVILLE RD; Grades: 7 – 12)

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