Highlands, North Carolina
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Highlands, NC is #1 on the list Top 100 Best Cities for Retired Singles in 2021

Pros and Cons of living in Highlands, North Carolina according to Data

  • Low property tax
  • Within 10-50 miles from an airport
  • Higher educated people
  • Low tornado risk
  • Low hurricane risk
  • Low earthquake risk
  • Low volcanic hazard risk
  • Low substance abuse rate
  • Good air year round
  • Great weather (high number of days with temperatures 50-90 F)
  • Low number of windy days (<6km/h)
  • High property prices
  • Low internet speed (fixed line)
  • Low religion diversity
  • High cancer incidence rate
  • High cancer mortality rate
  • No elementary school
  • No middle school
  • No high school
  • Less comfortable humidity (more often >60%)
  • Cloudy skies
  • Wet weather

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