Real Estate Prices and Overview
Pu'ohala Village median real estate prices are $654,420, which is more expensive than 69.6% of the neighborhoods
in Hawaii and 96.1% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Pu'ohala Village are currently
$2,219, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.6%
of the neighborhoods in Hawaii.
Pu'ohala Village is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Kaneohe, Hawaii.
Pu'ohala Village 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 Pu'ohala Village neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Pu'ohala Village, the current vacancy rate is 0.5%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 96.1% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Pu'ohala Village
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
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
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Pu'ohala Village neighborhood has more
Asian and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 54.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 2.8% have Portuguese ancestry.
Pu'ohala Village is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.8% 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 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Pu'ohala Village
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Hawaii. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 96.6% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Hawaii. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
Pu'ohala Village neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Pu'ohala Village neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 96.5% of the neighborhoods
in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is
a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, this neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.5% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Pu'ohala Village neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.
The Neighbors: Income
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 Pu'ohala Village 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 89.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 1.6% 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 86.3%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
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 Pu'ohala Village neighborhood, 35.8%
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 24.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(22.5%), and 16.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
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 Pu'ohala Village neighborhood in Kaneohe, HI, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian
(54.4%). There are also a number of people of Portuguese ancestry (2.8%) , and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (2.4%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (1.8%) , along with some German ancestry residents (1.5%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
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 Pu'ohala Village
neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region) and Japanese.
Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your
place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in
just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a
long and arduous commute.
The greatest number of commuters in Pu'ohala Village neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.4% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (69.0%) 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 (16.0%) and 10.9% of residents also ride the bus 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.