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Kamuela, HI
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Living in Kamuela

Kamuela is a somewhat small town located in the state of Hawaii. With a population of 10,449 people and two associated neighborhoods, Kamuela is the 20th largest community in Hawaii.

Housing costs in Kamuela are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Hawaii.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 14.59% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Kamuela has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Kamuela a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

The citizens of Kamuela are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.26% of adults in Kamuela have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Kamuela in 2018 was $45,008, which is upper middle income relative to Hawaii, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $180,032 for a family of four. However, Kamuela contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Kamuela is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Kamuela home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kamuela residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Kamuela include German, Portuguese, English, European, and Irish.

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

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