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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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With 12,323 people, 3,565 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $813,360, Lahaina house prices are not only among the most expensive in Hawaii, Lahaina real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Lahaina, accounting for 40.16% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Lahaina include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 29.89%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 19.79%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 10.06%).
People in Lahaina primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Lahaina has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.
There is a lot of housing in Lahaina 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 Lahaina built between 1940-1969 ( 23.43%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 18.14%). There's also some housing in Lahaina built before 1939 ( 2.59%).
Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Lahaina. Fully 16.22% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Lahaina homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Lahaina real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.
Real estate appreciation rates in Lahaina's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 0.75% during the period.
Appreciation rates are so strong in Lahaina that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Lahaina real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Lahaina appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 9.80%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 90.88% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Lahaina. Lahaina appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 6.72%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 29.72%.
Importantly, this makes Lahaina one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the town's near-future real estate investment strength.
Relative to Hawaii, our data show that Lahaina's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% 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 Lahaina differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Lahaina - 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 Lahaina real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$988,001 - $1,317,000||20.5|
|$658,001 - $988,000||36.2|
|$527,001 - $658,000||14.6|
|$395,001 - $527,000||12.0|
|$263,001 - $395,000||5.1|
|$132,001 - $263,000||1.8|
|$66,001 - $132,000||0.6|
|$0 - $66,000||0.7|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
2018 Q3 - 2018 Q4
Last 12 Months:
2017 Q4 - 2018 Q4
Last 2 Years:
2016 Q4 - 2018 Q4
Last 5 Years:
2013 Q4 - 2018 Q4
Last 10 Years:
2008 Q4 - 2018 Q4
2000 Q1 - 2018 Q4
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Lahaina HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||18.1|
|1970 - 1999||55.8|
|1940 - 1969||23.4|
|1939 or Older||2.6|
|TYPE OF Lahaina HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||19.8|
|SIZE OF Lahaina HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||7.22|