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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Aina Haina median real estate price is $1,378,029, which is more expensive than 84.9% of the neighborhoods in Hawaii and 96.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Aina Haina is currently $4,628, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 77.4% of the neighborhoods in Hawaii.

Aina Haina is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Honolulu, Hawaii. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Aina Haina real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Aina Haina neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.7% in Aina Haina. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 51.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

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Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Aina Haina neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Aina Haina is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

In addition, most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Aina Haina neighborhood, is that an incredible 84.0% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Aina Haina neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Aina Haina community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Aina Haina is among the best neighborhoods for families in Hawaii. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 97.7% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Hawaii. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Aina Haina neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, highly educated executives and active retirees.

Modes of Transportation

In the Aina Haina neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 26.0% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Aina Haina neighborhood has more Asian and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 52.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 3.8% have Portuguese ancestry.

Aina Haina is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Aina Haina neighborhood. More residents of the Aina Haina neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 97.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Aina Haina neighborhood in Honolulu are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 94.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Aina Haina neighborhood, 53.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 33.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (11.1%), and 9.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Aina Haina neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Japanese, Chinese and Korean.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Aina Haina neighborhood in Honolulu, HI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (52.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (8.2%), and residents who report Mexican roots (4.6%), and some of the residents are also of Portuguese ancestry (3.8%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (3.4%), among others. In addition, 11.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Aina Haina neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (56.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (26.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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