When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: People
Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the Meheula Pky / Halekua St neighborhood is wealthier than 96.1%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Meheula Pky / Halekua St also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Meheula Pky / Halekua St
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Hawaii. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.7% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Hawaii. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
Meheula Pky / Halekua St neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 95.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Meheula Pky / Halekua St neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Meheula Pky / Halekua St neighborhood has more
Asian and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 47.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 1.9% have Portuguese ancestry.
Meheula Pky / Halekua St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.9% 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 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Meheula Pky / Halekua St neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
97.9% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Furthermore, the government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the Meheula Pky / Halekua St neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 14.8% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, this neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Meheula Pky / Halekua St neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.
Furthermore, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Meheula Pky / Halekua St neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 99.3% of all American neighborhoods.
Also of note, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Meheula Pky / Halekua St neighborhood's real estate landscape than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 70.7% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.