Real Estate Prices and Overview
Pu'ohala Village median real estate prices are $654,420, which is more expensive than 69.7% of the neighborhoods
in Hawaii and 96.1% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Pu'ohala Village are currently
$2,131, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.4%
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
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice
is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one
might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether
shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Kaneohe,
the Pu'ohala Village neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
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 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 Pu'ohala Village neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 14.6% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.5%, the Pu'ohala Village neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 96.1% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary measures for understanding the income of a
neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood
may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand
the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the
federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with
a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than
another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the
conditions and character of a 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 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 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.