Aiea is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Hawaii. With a population of 9,724 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Aiea is the 20th largest community in Hawaii.
Aiea home prices are not only among the most expensive in Hawaii, but Aiea real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some towns, Aiea isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Aiea are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Aiea is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Aiea who work in office and administrative support (16.19%), management occupations (11.93%), and sales jobs (11.50%).
Aiea is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Aiea, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
Aiea is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Despite being a small town, Aiea has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The population of Aiea is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.64% of adults in Aiea have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Aiea in 2010 was $35,685, which is wealthy relative to Hawaii and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $142,740 for a family of four.
Aiea is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Aiea home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Aiea residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Aiea include Irish, English, Portuguese, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Aiea is English. Other important languages spoken here include Pacific Island languages and Japanese.