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, 53.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry.
Farrington Hwy / Pupukahi St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 19.8% 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 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
What is interesting to note, is that the Farrington Hwy / Pupukahi St
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(54.6%) than are found in 98.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
There are more people living in the Farrington Hwy / Pupukahi St neighborhood
employed as sales and service workers (52.1%) 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 2.3% 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: Car Ownership
We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans
due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we
live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result,
most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis shows that the Farrington Hwy / Pupukahi St neighborhood has
a highly unusual pattern of 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.
In addition, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Farrington Hwy / Pupukahi St neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 33.9% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 95.0% of America's neighborhoods.