Located within Indiana, United States, the town of Highland is located in the Chicago metropolitan area.
Home buyers who prefer a calm environment will enjoy Highland. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case near one of the railway lines. Finally, it is easy to reach green spaces in the town since there are around 20 of them close by for residents to unwind in.
In Highland, the majority of buildings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This part of the Chicago metropolitan area also has quite a good variety of unit sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about 80% of the dwellings in the town whereas the rest are rented. The median year of construction for properties in this town is 1967.
Locals will value that no matter where their property is situated in this town, primary as well as high schools are close by. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. In terms of eating, home buyers in Highland will welcome that a grocery store is always only a reasonably short walk away. There are also a few options for those who value nearby restaurants and cafes.
Driving is very often the preferred approach to move around in this part of the Chicago metropolitan area. Finding a place to park is generally easy. However, this part of the Chicago metropolitan area is not particularly suitable for walking as meeting daily needs is at times challenging.