Real Estate Prices and Overview
Pukalani median real estate prices are $655,721, which is more expensive than 70.2% of the neighborhoods
in Hawaii and 96.1% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Pukalani are currently
$1,510, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 55.6% of Hawaii neighborhoods.
Pukalani is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Makawao, Hawaii.
Pukalani real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Pukalani neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.9% in
Pukalani. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 46.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Makawao,
the Pukalani 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 Pukalani neighborhood has more
Portuguese and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 22.6% have Asian ancestry.
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 Pukalani neighborhood in Makawao are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 81.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 4.1% 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 78.3%
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 Pukalani neighborhood, 35.4%
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 26.5% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(19.5%), and 17.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Pukalani neighborhood in Makawao, HI, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian
(22.6%). There are also a number of people of Portuguese ancestry (8.4%) , and residents who report German roots (5.4%) , and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (5.3%) , along with some Irish ancestry residents (4.1%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Pukalani
neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.2% of households.
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 Pukalani neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.7% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (81.9%) 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 (14.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.