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High Point, NC: What you need to know

Nicknamed the “Home Furnishings Capital of the World,” High Point enjoys a long history of quality furniture making and still has more than 40 retail furniture outlets today. The economy has diversified into sectors like banking, distribution, pharmaceuticals and technology, and the city is home to three universities. Outdoor attractions include a popular Greenway Trail and High Point City Lake Park, and three interstates and three U.S. routes pass through the city.


High Point, NC City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 108,031
Median Age 36
Median Household Income $42,299
Median Home Price $142,400
Walkscore 24

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High Point, NC Demographics

Median Population in High Point, NC

Median Age 35.7%
Age 18 Over 75%
Age 21 Over 70%
Age 62 Over 15.2%
Age 65 Over 12.6%

Race in High Point, NC

  Ethnicity White 53.5%
  Ethnicity Black 32.4%
  Ethnicity Asian 8.3%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 9.2%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.5%
  Ethnicity Other 2.9%

Population By Gender in High Point, NC

  Male 46.9%
  Female 53.1%

Language in High Point, NC

  English Only 82.9%
  English Other 17.1%

Economics in High Point, NC

  Median Household Income $42,299
  Median Home Price $142,400
  Homes Owned 44%
  Homes Rent 56%
  Median Property Rent $781

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Commute Types in High Point, NC

  Walked 1.6%
  Worked at Home 4.6%
  Public Transportation 1.4%
  Other Means 0.9%
  Drove Alone 79.6%
  Carpooled 11.9%

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Total Employed Armed Forces: 70
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