Kekaha, HI

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Kekaha Profile


Overview

Kekaha is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Hawaii. With a population of 3,715 people and just one neighborhood, Kekaha is the 34th largest community in Hawaii.

Housing costs in Kekaha 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.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Kekaha isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kekaha are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kekaha is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kekaha who work in food service (12.30%), office and administrative support (12.07%), and management occupations (9.38%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Kekaha is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

One downside of living in Kekaha, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.62 minutes every day commuting to work.

Kekaha Demographics

The education level of Kekaha citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.39% of adults 25 and older in Kekaha have a college degree.

The per capita income in Kekaha in 2018 was $31,767, which is middle income relative to Hawaii, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,068 for a family of four.

Kekaha is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Kekaha home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kekaha residents report their race to be Asian, followed by Native Hawaiian. Kekaha also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.73% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Kekaha include German, Irish, English, Portuguese, and European.

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


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Kekaha VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Kekaha Property CRIMES

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to HI* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Anuenue School
2528 10th Ave
Honolulu, HI 96816
PK-12
Kekaha Elementary School
8140 Kekaha Rd
Kekaha, HI 96752
PK-05
Ke Kula Niihau O Kekaha Learning Center A Labora School
8135 Kekaha Rd
Kekaha, HI 96752
PK-12
Ke Kula O Ehunuikaimalino School
81 1041 Konawaena School Rd
Kealakekua, HI 96750
PK-12
Kula Aupuni Niihau A Kahelelani Aloha Ncpcs School
8315 Kekaha Rd
Kekaha, HI 96752
PK-12
Niihau High & Elementary School
C/O Waimea High School
Waimea, HI 96796
PK-12
Waimea Canyon Middle School
9555 Huakai Rd
Waimea, HI 96796
06-08
Waimea High School
9707 Tsuchiya Rd
Waimea, HI 96796
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Hawaii

(10 is best)

Better than of HI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 45.9% 45.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 36.5% 36.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.4% 9.4%

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