783 Properties

Local Guide

See what High Shoals, NC has to offer.

Who Lives Here

High Shoals Demographics

Education

High School

55%

Associate's

36%

Bachelor's

5%

Master's

4%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

43%

3 people

23%

4 people

14%

5 people

5%

6+ people

14%

Household Income

0-50k

52%

50-100k

34%

100-150k

13%

150-200k

1%

200k+

0%

Age

0-10

19%

10-20

13%

20-45

30%

45-65

23%

65+

16%

Getting Around High Shoals

High Shoals Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

12%

15-30 Mins

30%

30-40 Mins

41%

40-60 Mins

12%

60+ Mins

5%

What Renters Are Saying

High Shoals Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 5 of 5 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 5 of 5 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 5 of 5 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 5 of 5 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 4 of 5 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Near Highways

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Nice Views

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 3 of 5 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 3 of 5 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 3 of 5 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 3 of 5 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 4 of 5 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 5 of 5 renters

High Shoals Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in High Shoals

Information provided by GreatSchools. To verify school enrollment eligibility, contact the school district directly.

What You Need to Know

Renter Articles

All About

Living in High Shoals, NC

High Shoals, a small town in North Carolina, has a population of just under 1,000. The town's population, with an average age of just over 39, is middle-of-the-pack compared to other cities in the state, which has an average age of 38. Most residents own their homes in High Shoals, and 23% of residents rent. With a relatively low average rent of $653 per month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in North Carolina. Over the course of a year, renters in High Shoals will save around $3,300 compared to the state average.

Averaging about 28 minutes, High Shoals's commute time is longer than the North Carolina average of about 25 minutes. Many residents (35%) commute to work by car, while public transportation isn't used. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.

There are two primary industries in High Shoals: manufacturing and retail. Together, these industries make up 18% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 8% of residents work in transportation, which ranks as the top career path in the town. High Shoals workers take home an average annual income of about $54,000, about $14,000 less than the North Carolina average. High Shoals's average income also trails the national average of $73,345. High Shoals has a relatively high percentage of residents older than 25 with a high school degree or GED (21%) compared to the national average. Additionally, 6% possess a Bachelor's degree and 1% have a Master's or Doctoral degree.