High Point has the 201st largest population in the United States. The population grew by 5.6% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. High Point is part of the Greensboro metro area. Unemployment in the Greensboro area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Greensboro has the 66th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in High Point is below average at $41,980, and the median cost of a home in High Point is $144,000, which is below the national average. 29% of workers in High Point hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 85% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in High Point. 82% of High Point workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 7% walk. People in High Point spend an average of 20 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.