Found within zip codes: 96797
Popular real estate near Waipahu, HI (Town Center)
Median real estate prices in the Town Center of Waipahu are $558,127, which is more expensive than 59.9% of the neighborhoods in Hawaii and 94.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Waipahu Town Center are currently $792, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 85.6% of Hawaii neighborhoods.
Waipahu Town Center is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Waipahu, Hawaii.
Real estate in the Town Center of Waipahu, HI is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Town Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
In Waipahu Town Center, the current vacancy rate is 2.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 96.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Waipahu Town Center is very tight compared to the demand for property here.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 get around.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Waipahu Town Center neighborhood has more Asian and Spanish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 78.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 1.5% have Spanish ancestry.
Waipahu Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 16.8% 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 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Waipahu Town Center neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 97.7% 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: Real Estate
In addition, this neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 2.2% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Waipahu Town Center neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.The Neighbors 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 Town Center neighborhood in Waipahu are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 85.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 9.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 60.7% of America'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 Waipahu Town Center neighborhood, 30.6% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (25.1%), and 15.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Town Center neighborhood in Waipahu, HI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (78.1%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (2.1%) , and residents who report Spanish roots (1.5%) . In addition, 41.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.The Neighbors: Languages
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Waipahu Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 48.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region) and Japanese.Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Waipahu Town Center neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.9% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (61.7%) 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 (18.8%) and 11.6% 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.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$558,127|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Very low cost relative to HI, high cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Densely urban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Complexes/high rise apartments and a few Rowhouses & attached homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms) and a few Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999), some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later) and some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mostly Owner occupied|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Walkable and Urban Sophisticates|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Mixed ages, some Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Families with children (family households with school-aged children), some Seniors (people 65 and over) and some College students (people currently attending college)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 5 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Upper middle income (well-above average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Sales & Service workers, some Executive, managerial & professional, some Manufacturing & Laborers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly East Asian, some Hispanic, some White (non-Hispanic) and some Puerto Rican|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
WAIPAHU ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
94465 WAIPAHU ST, WAIPAHU, HI 96797
* Depending on where you live in this neighborhood, your children may attend these schools or other schools outside the neighborhood. Always check with your local school department to determine which schools your children may attend based on your specific address and your child's grade-level.
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
179,601 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||14.5||14.5|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||35.1||35.1|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.6||0.6|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||46.8||46.8|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||21.3|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||9.0|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO HI*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
Town Center neighborhood appreciation rates are for subscribers only. Waipahu, HI appreciation rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
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in Waipahu 1 in 202
in Hawaii 1 in 348
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
in Town Center SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in Waipahu 1 in 50
in Hawaii 1 in 30
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