Kailua, HI (Mokapu Rd / Dodson St)




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About Kailua, HI (Mokapu Rd / Dodson St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Mokapu Rd / Dodson St real estate is primarily composed of apartments and renters, so no median house value data are available. The average rental price in Mokapu Rd / Dodson St is currently $3,262, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 89.6% of the neighborhoods in Hawaii.

Mokapu Rd / Dodson St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Kailua, Hawaii. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Mokapu Rd / Dodson St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Mokapu Rd / Dodson St neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Mokapu Rd / Dodson St, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Mokapu Rd / Dodson St is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Mokapu Rd / Dodson St is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Mokapu Rd / Dodson St 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, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Mokapu Rd / Dodson St neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 100.0%, which is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Mokapu Rd / Dodson St neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

Furthermore, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Mokapu Rd / Dodson St neighborhood could be your paradise. With 46.1% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 1.5% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Also of note, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Mokapu Rd / Dodson St neighborhood. A whopping 63.6% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Mokapu Rd / Dodson St neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.9% 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 Mokapu Rd / Dodson St neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 27.8% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Mokapu Rd / Dodson St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 79.3% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Mokapu Rd / Dodson St choose to walk to work each day (24.6%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. In the Mokapu Rd / Dodson St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 96.5% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Mokapu Rd / Dodson St neighborhood in Kailua are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 54.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 17.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Mokapu Rd / Dodson St neighborhood, 47.5% of the working population is employed in the military. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 43.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (32.1%), and 27.8% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Mokapu Rd / Dodson St neighborhood in Kailua, HI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (25.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.5%), and residents who report Mexican roots (14.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (12.6%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Mokapu Rd / Dodson St neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (10.3%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Mokapu Rd / Dodson St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (79.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (56.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (24.6%) and 9.7% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Mokapu Rd / Dodson St 0.101011101001110
Kailua 0.101011101001110
Hawaii 2.93
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Mokapu Rd / Dodson St 0.101011101001110
Kailua 0.101011101001110
Hawaii 37.96
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Mokapu Rd / Dodson St 0.101011101001110
Kailua 0.101011101001110
Hawaii 61

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Better than of HI school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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