The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Unpopulated, and rural, the Olowalu / Launiupoko neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 94.2% of the neighborhoods in America. Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The Olowalu / Launiupoko neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront
that are attractive to residents and visitors alike.
In addition to being coastal, Olowalu / Launiupoko is a very nautical neighborhood,
meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and
on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel,
with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights
and sounds of.
In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 53.7% of the residential real estate vacant, the Olowalu / Launiupoko neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Olowalu / Launiupoko neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Hawaii, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Olowalu / Launiupoko
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Hawaii,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 96.0% of neighborhoods in
HI. If a Hawaii retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Olowalu / Launiupoko neighborhood has more
Spanish and British ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Spanish ancestry and 2.3% have British ancestry.
Olowalu / Launiupoko is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.