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Apartments for rent in Highlands, NJ

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See what Highlands, NJ has to offer.

Who Lives Here

Highlands Demographics

Education

High School

33%

Associate's

37%

Bachelor's

15%

Master's

12%

Doctorate

2%

Family Size

2 people

56%

3 people

28%

4 people

16%

5 people

0%

6+ people

0%

Household Income

0-50k

41%

50-100k

26%

100-150k

12%

150-200k

6%

200k+

15%

Age

0-10

7%

10-20

5%

20-45

26%

45-65

43%

65+

19%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Highlands?

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Feb '24-$2000--
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Oct '23-$1800--
Sep '23-$1650--
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Jul '23-$1500--
Jun '23-$1500--
May '23-$1950--
Apr '23-$2500--
Mar '23-$1550--
Feb '23-$1600--

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Highlands

Highlands Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

12%

15-30 Mins

28%

30-40 Mins

15%

40-60 Mins

20%

60+ Mins

26%

Top Scores: Restaurant, Parks, Pet

Things To Do In Highlands

Top Score

Restaurants

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Better stock your pantry because the restaurant scene is paltry.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 75% fewer restaurants than average
  3. Significantly more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 24% fewer parks than average
  3. Significantly more parks than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We're not mutts about Highlands.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 63% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. Significantly more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

1/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Got a hunch you'll be dialing for lunch.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 91% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 55% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

1/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Finding a bar around here is no small feat.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 100% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 100% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

1/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Highlands ain't pulling its weight. A low score for fitness.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 100% fewer gyms than average
  3. 100% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Pretty sketchy when it comes to fine art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 100% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 100% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

1/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The gas stations here are few and far between.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 87% fewer gas stations than average
  3. 44% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

Highlands Education

Schools

Top Schools in Highlands

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Highlands, NJ

A small town in New Jersey, Highlands has approximately 5,000 residents. There is a surplus of opportunities for middle-aged professionals, who account for a larger portion of the population here (59%) than nationally (38%), while young adults feature less prominently in the demographics. Overall, the town's population, with an average age of just under 48, is older than most cities in New Jersey. The majority of Highlands residents own their homes, and 37% of residents rent. The average rent of $1,214/month is roughly equal to the state average.

Highlands has an average commute time of about 38 minutes, slower than the New Jersey average of about 34 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the prevailing means of commuting to work, opted for by 45% of workers, while public transit is used by only 7% of the population. A small percentage of residents (2%) commute to work on foot, though the number surpasses the national average.

Highlands residents have a plethora of industries from which to choose. The five most common are retail, healthcare, entertainment, construction, and scientific. Together, these industries account for 37% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in sales, as 9% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any career path. Highlands workers earn an average annual income of around $79K, a little less than the average New Jersey resident. Highlands, however, compares more favorably to the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (7%), Highlands has a large percentage of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees, as 12% have earned a Master's or a Doctoral degree. Further, 13% have earned a Bachelor's degree.

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