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Kapolei 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 15,813 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Kapolei is the 14th largest community in Hawaii. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Kapolei, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Kapolei, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Kapolei’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Kapolei does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $97,943.
Housing costs in Kapolei 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.
Kapolei is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kapolei is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kapolei who work in office and administrative support (16.18%), sales jobs (9.97%) and management occupations (7.22%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Kapolei, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
Also of interest is that Kapolei 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 Kapolei 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 Kapolei is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Kapolei, the average commute to work is 35.65 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In Kapolei, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Kapolei is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The overall education level of Kapolei is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.84% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Kapolei in 2010 was $27,808, which is upper middle income relative to Hawaii and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,232 for a family of four.
Kapolei is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Kapolei home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kapolei residents report their race to be Asian, followed by Native Hawaiiam. Kapolei also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.36% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Kapolei include Portuguese and Irish.
Kapolei also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.41%.
The most common language spoken in Kapolei is English. Other important languages spoken here include Pacific Island languages and Tagalog.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,565|
|KAPOLEI HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||76.25%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||23.75%|
|TYPE OF KAPOLEI HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||72.34%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.54%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||3.63%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||22.32%|
|SIZE OF KAPOLEI HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.23%|
|AGE OF KAPOLEI HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||50.02%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||48.85%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||1.13%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.00%|
|KAPOLEI REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$606,635|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,380|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $62,000||0.74%|
|$62,001 - $125,000||1.54%|
|$125,001 - $249,000||1.17%|
|$249,001 - $374,000||12.06%|
|$374,001 - $498,000||21.93%|
|$498,001 - $623,000||25.19%|
|$623,001 - $934,000||33.28%|
|$934,001 - $1,245,000||2.66%|
|PEOPLE OF KAPOLEI||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.62%|
|5 TO 17||22.00%|
|18 TO 24||8.90%|
|25 TO 34||14.78%|
|35 TO 54||30.33%|
|55 TO 64||9.77%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||6.61%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||92.73%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$97,943|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$27,808|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.29%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Public Service (14.79%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (3.69%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||5.22%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.25%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||14.32%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.22%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||34.36%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||12.36%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Portuguese (5.20%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (74.57%)
Pacific Island languages (13.60%)
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