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 Waipahu,
the Farrington Hwy / Pupukahi St 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 Farrington Hwy / Pupukahi St neighborhood has more
Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 53.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry.
Farrington Hwy / Pupukahi St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 18.2% 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 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Farrington Hwy / Pupukahi St neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (48.3%) than almost any neighborhood
in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts,
sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national
employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this
neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people
living here who work in such occupations.
Furthermore, with 2.4% of employed workers living in the
Farrington Hwy / Pupukahi St neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 97.4% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(30.9% ride the bus) than 99.1% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Farrington Hwy / Pupukahi St
What is interesting to note, is that the Farrington Hwy / Pupukahi St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(51.9%) than are found in 98.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
Most American households own a car or other vehicle. Many own two cars
or perhaps three. In the United States, it is useful to have an automobile
not only for commuting, but also for shopping and getting to other services
one needs. But NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that households in
the Farrington Hwy / Pupukahi St neighborhood have a highly unusual car ownership.
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 40.0% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 96.7% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Farrington Hwy / Pupukahi St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.0% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 23,960 people per square mile living here.