Highland Haven, Texas

Highland Haven

Highland Haven

The city of Highland Haven Texas is located in Burnet County Texas. The city had 431 inhabitants according to 2010 census.

The city is on the central Texas Hills Country near the Lyndon B. Johnson Lake (Lake LBJ), Marble Falls on Highway 1431 is 7 miles to the east of the city. The city has the right mix of comfort and hardy country life to suit people of all ages. People who want to live near a lake are in for a treat whether it is full time or just on the weekends.

The city has City hall Building dedicated to former Mayor Roscoe L. Holt. There is also a Community Center just behind the City hall that is used for meetings and party gatherings. Boat, Trailer and RV parking lots are also available to the residents along with a small number of storage rooms.

The city has six parks located around the lake. The Dove Park also has a deluxe boat launch that is capable of handling large lake crafts.

Geography of High Haven

The city is located in the southwestern Burnet County at coordinates 30°36′25″N 98°23′43″W. It is on the eastern shore of Lake LBJ. The city of Burnet is located 19 miles to the northeast of High Haven and Austin is 57 miles to the southeast of the Highland Haven.

The City spans over an area of 0.54 sq. miles of which 0.42 sq. miles of it is land and 0.12 sq. miles (19.60%) is covered with water.

Demographics of Highland Haven

(Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000)

The City had 450 people inhabitants with 226 households and 169 families in it. The city had a population density of 1,061 people. There were 272 homes per at 641.3 units per sq. mile.

Highland Haven Lake Marble Falls

Highland Haven Lake Marble Falls

The Racial Stats of the Highland Haves was:

  • White: 98%
  • Native American: 0.89%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Other Races: 0.44%
  • Two+ Races: 0.44%
  • Hispanic/Latino (any Race): 4.44%

Out of 226 households in Highland Haven, 8.8% contained children less than 18 years of age living with them, 70.8% with married couples living together, 3.1% were a female only household and 24.8% did not have families. Individuals made up 21.7% of the households and people aged 65 years or older made up 17.7% of the households. The average family household and family size were 1.99 and 2.25 respectively.

Age distribution in the City:

  • Less than 18 years: 8.9%
  • 18-24 years: 0.4%
  • 25-44 years: 11.3%
  • 45-64 years: 31.2%
  • 65 years+: 48.2%
  • Median age: 64 years
  • There were 94.8 males per every 100 female and 87.2 males per every 100 females aged 18 years and over.

Income Distribution

  • Median income (household): $54,375
  • Median income (family): $59,792
  • Median income (males): $32,125
  • Median income (females): $23,125
  • Income per Capita: $32,125
  • Poverty Line: 1.2% of the families and 0.9% of the population of the city was living under the poverty line; no one below age 18 and 1.9% of people aged 65 years and above lived under the poverty line.

Highland Haven property Owner Association (HHPOA)

Highland Haven Parks

Highland Haven Parks

Owning a property in Highland Haven automatically entitles you to a membership of Highland Haven Owners Association (known as HHPOA), this is different from the City of Highland Haven. The Association demands no membership dues or assessments, and no one is a paid employee All work is done by volunteers from the community.

HHPOA has a 6 Board of Directors that runs the Association and maintains the HHPOA properties on behalf of all the Association members.

The HHPOA offers 144 boat spaces and 11 of them are covered, thirty-two covered RV storage shelters and fifteen storage sheds which are available to rent by the members at a very reasonable rate.  The expenses of the Association are met by the proceeds from donations and rental fees.

The HHPOA owns a Community Center and is managed by the Ladies Club of Highland Haven Ladies.

HHPOA also manages the six parks of which only the Dove Park that are fully developed. Access has restrictions to only Association members and guests. The orange Highland Haven Property Owners membership card that you get along with the welcome packet must be shown on the vehicle while in the parks.

Highland Haven Property Board of Directors has two meetings every month on the second Tuesday in April, June, October and December 7 p.m. in the Community Center. Half-yearly membership meetings held at 7.00 p.m. on the 2nd Tues. of February and again in August. Members are should to attend the meetings, most important are the meetings where the election of HHPOA and other business are conducted.

If you are interested in Real Estate in the Texas Hill Country, please feel free to contact Tom Ashworth (208)830-7991.

 

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