Keolu Hills median real estate price is $1,114,761, which is more expensive than 77.4% of the neighborhoods in Hawaii and 95.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Keolu Hills is currently $5,699, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 93.1% of the neighborhoods in Hawaii.
Keolu Hills is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Kailua, Hawaii.
Keolu Hills real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Keolu Hills neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Keolu Hills, the current vacancy rate is 2.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 83.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Keolu Hills is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.
The Keolu Hills neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 8.5% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of Hawaii. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
Did you know that the Keolu Hills neighborhood has more Portuguese and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 29.8% have Asian ancestry.
Keolu Hills is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Keolu Hills neighborhood in Kailua are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 94.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.4% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 80.2% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Keolu Hills neighborhood, 44.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 25.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.8%), and 13.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Keolu Hills neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, Japanese, Spanish and Chinese.
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Keolu Hills neighborhood in Kailua, HI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (29.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (7.3%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.3%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Keolu Hills neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (70.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (14.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.