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People

Total Population 393
Male Share of the Population 45%
Female Share of the Population 55%
Senior Citizens 28.8%
Employed Population 16+ 163
Age of the Population 55

Families

% of people married 70.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 37.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $63,864
% Above Poverty Level 90.8%
% Below Poverty Level 9.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 21.3%
Median Gross Rent $768
Median House Value $207,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.8%
US/American 0%
English 15.5%
Irish 17.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Highland Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles NE of Birmingham, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Blount
Metro Area Birmingham
Standard Zip Codes 35121
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.885
Longitude -86.419

Highland Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ONEONTA
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 58.1 inches
Station BIRMINGHAM INTL AP
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 53.9 inches
Station SAINT BERNARD
Distance 30 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 76 F
Annual Precip 59.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Highland Lake, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hoods Crossroads (35121)

Straight Mountain (35121)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allgood 803 $45,893
Altoona 808 $34,044
Ashville 2,342 $50,732
Oneonta 6,633 $50,677
Rosa 385 $53,125
Springville 4,174 $83,534

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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