Anahola is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Hawaii. With a population of 2,335 people and just one neighborhood, Anahola is the 44th largest community in Hawaii.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Anahola are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Hawaii.
Occupations and Workforce
Anahola is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Anahola is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Anahola who work in maintenance occupations (13.38%), food service (11.59%) and sales jobs (11.48%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Anahola has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Anahola has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Anahola than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Anahola may be for you.
Anahola 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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Anahola is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Anahola, the average commute to work is 31.74 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.