Haleiwa, HI
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Living in Haleiwa

Haleiwa 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 4,941 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Haleiwa is the 31st largest community in Hawaii.

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

Haleiwa is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Haleiwa is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Haleiwa who work in sales jobs (15.81%), office and administrative support (12.75%), and management occupations (7.04%).

Of important note, Haleiwa is also a town of artists. Haleiwa has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Haleiwa’s character.

Also of interest is that Haleiwa has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One of the nice things about Haleiwa is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

In Haleiwa, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.45 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The citizens of Haleiwa are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.47% of adults in Haleiwa having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Haleiwa in 2018 was $39,846, which is wealthy relative to Hawaii and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $159,384 for a family of four. However, Haleiwa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Haleiwa is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Haleiwa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Haleiwa residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Haleiwa also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.05% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Haleiwa include German, Irish, English, Portuguese, and French.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Haleiwa's cultural character, accounting for 20.64% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Haleiwa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Pacific Island languages and Tagalog.

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