Real Estate Prices and Overview
Wailele Rd / Waikapoki Rd median real estate prices are $655,914, which is more expensive than 70.6% of the neighborhoods
in Hawaii and 96.1% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Wailele Rd / Waikapoki Rd are currently
$1,248, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 75.6% of Hawaii neighborhoods.
Wailele Rd / Waikapoki Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Kaneohe, Hawaii. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Wailele Rd / Waikapoki Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Wailele Rd / Waikapoki Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Wailele Rd / Waikapoki Rd, the current vacancy rate is 1.1%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 95.0% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Wailele Rd / Waikapoki Rd
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
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.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Wailele Rd / Waikapoki Rd is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the
waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery.
In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood
waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Wailele Rd / Waikapoki Rd neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, the Wailele Rd / Waikapoki Rd neighborhood stands out within Hawaii
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 7%
of college-friendly places to live in HI.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Wailele Rd / Waikapoki Rd neighborhood has more
Portuguese and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 32.3% have Asian ancestry.
Wailele Rd / Waikapoki Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.1% 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 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Wailele Rd / Waikapoki Rd neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
23.1% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
96.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary 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 Wailele Rd / Waikapoki Rd neighborhood in Kaneohe are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 78.1% 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 99.9%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
In the Wailele Rd / Waikapoki Rd neighborhood, 32.0%
of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.5% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants
(22.3%), and 18.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Wailele Rd / Waikapoki Rd neighborhood in Kaneohe, HI, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian
(32.3%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (4.8%) , and residents who report Portuguese roots (3.2%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (3.1%) , along with some English ancestry residents (2.2%), 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 Wailele Rd / Waikapoki Rd
neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Japanese and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).
Getting to Work
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 Wailele Rd / Waikapoki Rd neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.3% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (64.1%) 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 (23.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.