Real Estate Prices and Overview
Farrington Hwy / Leokane St median real estate prices are $483,855, which is more expensive than 37.8% of the neighborhoods
in Hawaii and 91.8% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Farrington Hwy / Leokane St are currently
$1,008, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 82.5% of Hawaii neighborhoods.
Farrington Hwy / Leokane St is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Waipahu, Hawaii. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Farrington Hwy / Leokane St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Farrington Hwy / Leokane St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in Farrington Hwy / Leokane St are 5.2%,
which is lower than one will find in 75.0% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Farrington Hwy / Leokane St
is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either
price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The Farrington Hwy / Leokane St neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront
that are attractive to residents and visitors alike.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Farrington Hwy / Leokane St neighborhood has more
Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 32.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry.
Farrington Hwy / Leokane St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Tagalog, which is the first language of the Philippine region, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 1.4% of employed workers living in the
Farrington Hwy / Leokane St neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 95.3% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Farrington Hwy / Leokane St neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular
way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that
21.2% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in
95.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Farrington Hwy / Leokane St neighborhood in Waipahu are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 47.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 47.2% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 89.2%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Farrington Hwy / Leokane St neighborhood, 37.3%
of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.2% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(17.4%), and 17.1% in executive, management, and professional 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 Farrington Hwy / Leokane St neighborhood in Waipahu, HI, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian
(32.6%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (3.4%) , and residents who report Mexican roots (1.8%) , and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (1.3%) . In addition, 25.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Farrington Hwy / Leokane St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 46.2% of households. Some people also speak Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region) (10.6%).
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 Farrington Hwy / Leokane St neighborhood spend
between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.9% of working
residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S.
Here most residents (57.9%) 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 (21.2%) and 10.0% 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.