Maunawili median real estate price is $1,296,553, which is more expensive than 89.1% of the neighborhoods in Hawaii and 97.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Maunawili is currently $4,913, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 84.1% of the neighborhoods in Hawaii.
Maunawili is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Kailua, Hawaii.
Maunawili 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 Maunawili neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Maunawili are 3.4%, which is lower than one will find in 78.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Maunawili is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Maunawili neighborhood is wealthier than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Maunawili also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Maunawili neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Hawaii by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in Hawaii. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees and families with school-aged children.
With 1.6% of employed workers living in the Maunawili neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 95.7% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Did you know that the Maunawili neighborhood has more Finnish and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 2.9% have Portuguese ancestry.
Maunawili is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% 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 99.3% 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 Maunawili 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 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Maunawili neighborhood, 58.2% 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 23.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (10.1%), and 9.7% 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 Maunawili neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Maunawili neighborhood in Kailua, HI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (25.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (14.8%), and residents who report English roots (4.9%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (3.9%), along with some Portuguese ancestry residents (2.9%), 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 Maunawili neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.2% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (73.4%) 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 (9.3%) and 5.2% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.