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
From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees
are often the backbone of the local economy. In the Farrington Hwy / Pupukahi St
neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and
service workers than 98.1% of all American neighborhoods.
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, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Farrington Hwy / Pupukahi St neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 33.9% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 95.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.