Most Expensive Kihei Neighborhoods
|1||Wailea / Makena|
|3||S Kihei Rd / Auhana Rd|
|4||Airport Village / Village Thirteen|
|5||S Kihei Rd / E Welakahao Rd|
|7||S Kihei Rd / Piikea Ave|
Kihei is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Hawaii. With a population of 20,881 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Kihei is the tenth largest community in Hawaii.
Housing costs in Kihei are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Hawaii.
Kihei is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kihei is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kihei who work in food service (17.22%), office and administrative support (12.49%) and sales jobs (10.45%).
Of important note, Kihei is also a town of artists. Kihei has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Kihei’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.03% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One of the nice things about Kihei is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
In terms of college education, Kihei is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.22% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Kihei in 2010 was $30,544, which is wealthy relative to Hawaii, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $122,176 for a family of four. However, Kihei contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Kihei is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Kihei home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kihei residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Kihei also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.53% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Kihei include German, Irish, English, Italian and Portuguese.
In addition, Kihei has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.19%).
The languages spoken by people in Kihei are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Kihei is English. Other important languages spoken here include Pacific Island languages, Spanish and Tagalog.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||8,095|
|KIHEI HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||48.11%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||51.89%|
|TYPE OF KIHEI HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||35.83%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.19%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||9.01%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||50.98%|
|SIZE OF KIHEI HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||2.87%|
|AGE OF KIHEI HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||17.55%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||74.75%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||7.11%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.60%|
|KIHEI REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$655,391|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,636|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $55,000||0.45%|
|$55,001 - $111,000||0.23%|
|$111,001 - $221,000||8.23%|
|$221,001 - $332,000||6.92%|
|$332,001 - $442,000||14.93%|
|$442,001 - $553,000||19.59%|
|$553,001 - $830,000||33.47%|
|$830,001 - $1,106,000||9.53%|
|PEOPLE OF KIHEI||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.10%|
|5 TO 17||15.60%|
|18 TO 24||7.90%|
|25 TO 34||15.55%|
|35 TO 54||31.21%|
|55 TO 64||13.68%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.97%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||92.06%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$61,515|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$30,544|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||11.39%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Accommodation (26.75%)
Real estate (4.17%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (3.92%)
Public Service (2.46%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.17%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.64%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||6.51%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||3.03%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||16.26%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||10.53%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (9.19%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (81.17%)
Pacific Island languages (6.06%)
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