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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Kohanaiki / Honokohau median real estate price is $590,160, which is less expensive than 78.3% of Hawaii neighborhoods and 21.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Kohanaiki / Honokohau is currently $2,588, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 84.4% of Hawaii neighborhoods.

Kohanaiki / Honokohau is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Kailua Kona, Hawaii. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Kohanaiki / Honokohau real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Kohanaiki / Honokohau neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.2% in Kohanaiki / Honokohau. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 43.7% 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 Kohanaiki / Honokohau 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, Kohanaiki / Honokohau 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.

Occupations

There are more people living in the Kohanaiki / Honokohau neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (54.8%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Kohanaiki / Honokohau (24.7%) than in 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Significantly, 1.1% 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 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Kohanaiki / Honokohau neighborhood in Kailua Kona are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 50.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 27.9% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 78.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Kohanaiki / Honokohau neighborhood, 45.2% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 24.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (15.7%), and 14.1% 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 Kohanaiki / Honokohau neighborhood is English, spoken by 62.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region) and Spanish.

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 Kohanaiki / Honokohau neighborhood in Kailua Kona, HI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (10.9%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (5.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (4.1%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (3.7%), along with some German ancestry residents (2.7%), among others. In addition, 18.5% 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 Kohanaiki / Honokohau neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (69.8%) 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 (24.7%) . 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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