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
$1,113, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 82.8% 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
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Farrington Hwy / Leokane St 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: 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
The Farrington Hwy / Leokane St neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
95.3% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
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
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 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
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 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 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 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.