Kahalu'u median real estate price is $1,078,733, which is more expensive than 76.3% of the neighborhoods in Hawaii and 94.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Kahalu'u is currently $3,213, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 58.1% of Hawaii neighborhoods.
Kahalu'u is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Kaneohe, Hawaii. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Kahalu'u 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Kahalu'u neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.3% in Kahalu'u. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 43.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Kahalu'u neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Kahalu'u is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Kahalu'u neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Kahalu'u is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.9% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Hawaii, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Hawaii.
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Kahalu'u neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 14.0% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in the Kahalu'u neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 33.0% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
Did you know that the Kahalu'u neighborhood has more Portuguese and British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 2.7% have British ancestry.
Kahalu'u is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.7% 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 99.5% 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 Kahalu'u neighborhood in Kaneohe 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 86.5% 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.
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 Kahalu'u neighborhood, 48.7% 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 21.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.2%), and 14.0% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The most common language spoken in the Kahalu'u neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.1% of households. Some people also speak Japanese (3.7%).
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 Kahalu'u neighborhood in Kaneohe, HI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (24.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (8.3%), and residents who report Portuguese roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (5.9%), along with some Spanish ancestry residents (5.8%), 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 Kahalu'u neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.8% 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 (15.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.