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Kaneohe, HI
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Living in Kaneohe


Kaneohe is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Hawaii. With a population of 37,430 people and 16 constituent neighborhoods, Kaneohe is the seventh largest community in Hawaii.

Housing costs in Kaneohe 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.

Unlike some towns, Kaneohe isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kaneohe are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kaneohe is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kaneohe who work in office and administrative support (14.38%), management occupations (10.35%), and sales jobs (7.82%).

Also of interest is that Kaneohe 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 Kaneohe 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.

One downside of living in Kaneohe, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.47 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Kaneohe citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.92% of adults in Kaneohe have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Kaneohe in 2018 was $43,358, which is wealthy relative to Hawaii and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $173,432 for a family of four.

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

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