Haiku, HI
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Haiku profile

Living in Haiku

Haiku 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 8,595 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Haiku is the 21st largest community in Hawaii.

Haiku home prices are not only among the most expensive in Hawaii, but Haiku real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Haiku is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Haiku is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Haiku who work in management occupations (15.96%), sales jobs (15.80%), and food service (11.35%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.86% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Haiku 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.

In Haiku, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.97 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Haiku is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The population of Haiku 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: 34.29% of adults in Haiku have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Haiku in 2018 was $40,993, which is wealthy relative to Hawaii and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $163,972 for a family of four. However, Haiku contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Haiku is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Haiku home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Haiku residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Haiku also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.03% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Haiku include German, English, Italian, Swedish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Haiku is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.

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