Highlands Ranch real estate market overview
- Average Monthly Rent: $1,884
- Home Price/Value Percentage Change: -0.30%
- Median Home Value: $713,864
- Best Time To Sell a Home: June
- Affordability Index: Low
- Days To Sell a House: 8
- Job Market: Fair
- Public School Ranking: 24
Location and weather
Highlands Ranch is a 22,000-acre master planned community 12 miles south of Denver. It's in north-central Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountain Front Range. Highlands Ranch is nationally recognized for its great quality of life and amenities. NerdWallet named Highlands Ranch as one of the best places to raise families in Colorado. Highland Ranch was recognized nationally by Forbes as one of the top places to move in the nation.
In Highlands the summers are warm and short, and the winters are cold and dry. The high summer temperatures are in the high 80's with lows in the low 60's. The winter high temperatures are in the mid-40's with low temperatures in the low 20's.
Population, job market and cost of living
The Highlands Ranch population in 2023 is 105,463 with a growth rate of 0.64%
The job growth has decreased by -4.91% over last year. Ten-year future predicted job growth is 46.37%. The major industries are Public Administration, Retail Trade, and Health Care & Social Assistance. The best companies to work for are HRCA, SLS, 5280 Solutions, Diversatek Healthcare and ASF Payment Solution.
The cost of living is high due to the Highlands Ranch real estate market and high cost of available housing. With a scenic location close to Denver, its national recognition for its great quality of life and designation as the best place to raise a family, Highlands Ranch will continue to attract families to live and work in this highly rated community.
Highlands Ranch real estate market details
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The average monthly rent in Highlands Ranch is $1,884 for an average apartment size of 855 sq. feet.
There has been an -0.3% decrease in median home value over the last year. As of 2023, the median home value is $713,864.
The best time to sell a home for the highest valued sale is during June. For the quickest sale, homeowners should sell in May.
The affordability index in Highlands Ranch is 143. This number indicates low affordability in this city.
The top ranked public schools are Stone Mountain Elementary School, Northridge Elementary School, Summit View Elementary School, Heritage Elementary School and Trailblazer Elementary School. This information is based on data measuring academic performance and equity.