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 Ewa Beach,
the Puamaeole St / Puahala 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 Puamaeole St / Puahala St neighborhood has more
Portuguese and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 34.5% have Asian ancestry.
Puamaeole St / Puahala St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.7% 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 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Puamaeole St / Puahala St neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
99.0% 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.
Furthermore, the government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the Puamaeole St / Puahala St neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 13.0% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
If you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the Puamaeole St / Puahala St neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.5% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 25,950 people per square mile living here.
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Puamaeole St / Puahala St stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 94.8% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Furthermore, the Puamaeole St / Puahala St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 83.8% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.
Notable & Unique: People
With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent
walkability, the Puamaeole St / Puahala St neighborhood rates highly
as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college
students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college
students to live than 86% of the neighborhoods in
HI. This often also means that the area has certain amenities
and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to