Keaau, HI


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Keaau, 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

Keaau Housing Market Information

With a population of 2,364, 684 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $335,165, real estate costs in Keaau 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 Keaau, accounting for 91.11% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Keaau include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 4.11%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.05%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 1.72%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Keaau are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The town has a mixture of owners and renters, with 63.16% owning and 36.84% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Keaau built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Keaau built between 1940-1969 ( 22.94%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 13.13%). There's also some housing in Keaau built before 1939 ( 7.16%).

Keaau Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Keaau's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging -0.13% during the period.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Keaau that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Keaau real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Keaau appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 5.58%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 70.10% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Keaau. Keaau appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 0.46%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 1.86%.

Relative to Hawaii, our data show that Keaau's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in Hawaii.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,230,000 0.0
$922,001 - $1,230,000 0.0
$615,001 - $922,000 7.9
$492,001 - $615,000 14.5
$369,001 - $492,000 21.4
$246,001 - $369,000 24.9
$123,001 - $246,000 24.7
$61,001 - $123,000 4.7
$0 - $61,000 1.8

Very Low for HI
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
13.3013008320638 90.3846153846154

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Keaau 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
149.27% 5.44% 6 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,353 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 63.16
Renters 36.84
Vacant 9.28

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 13.1
1970 - 1999 56.8
1940 - 1969 22.9
1939 or Older 7.2

Types of Homes

Single-Family 91.1
Townhomes 1.7
Small Apt. Buildings 3.1
Apt. Complexes 4.1
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.92
1 Bedroom 5.31
2 Bedrooms 8.22
3 Bedrooms 54.24
4 Bedrooms 16.58
5 or more bedrooms 12.73

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