Kapolei, HI


Highest Appreciating Kapolei Neighborhoods Since 2000

Kapolei, HI Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Kapolei Housing Market Information

With 15,813 people, 4,928 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $582,011, real estate costs in Kapolei are among some of the highest in the nation, although house prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive Hawaii communities.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Kapolei, accounting for 70.09% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Kapolei include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 24.20%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.37%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 2.18%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Kapolei. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 75.42% of Kapolei's homes, and 74.67% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

Kapolei homes and real estate are some of the newest in America. 52.70% of Kapolei's housing was built since 2000, making the town have a very new look and feel. If you like the amenities of newer homes and subdivisions, then you will probably like what the Kapolei real estate market has to offer. Quite a bit of the housing here was also built between 1970-1999 ( 46.01%), and between 1940-1969 ( 1.29%).

Kapolei Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Kapolei have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 5.12%, which ranks in the top 40% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Kapolei house appreciation rate of 0.50%.

Over the last year, Kapolei appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Kapolei's appreciation rate has been 0.15%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Kapolei were at 0.32%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 1.29%.

Relative to Hawaii, our data show that Kapolei's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in Hawaii.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the town. Individual neighborhoods within Kapolei differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Kapolei - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Kapolei real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,182,000 1.1
$887,001 - $1,182,000 4.0
$591,001 - $887,000 36.1
$473,001 - $591,000 23.5
$355,001 - $473,000 20.9
$236,001 - $355,000 11.0
$118,001 - $236,000 0.8
$59,001 - $118,000 1.3
$0 - $59,000 1.2

Average for HI
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
4.20719559357787 53.8461538461538

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Kapolei Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
151.22% 5.49% 6 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,137 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 75.42
Renters 24.58
Vacant 0.69

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 52.7
1970 - 1999 46.0
1940 - 1969 1.3
1939 or Older 0.0

Types of Homes

Single-Family 70.1
Townhomes 2.2
Small Apt. Buildings 3.4
Apt. Complexes 24.2
Mobile Homes 0.2
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 0.00
1 Bedroom 2.98
2 Bedrooms 17.61
3 Bedrooms 46.01
4 Bedrooms 28.66
5 or more bedrooms 4.74