Pahoa HI

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Pahoa, 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 Q2 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Pahoa Housing Market Information

With a population of 992, 284 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $248,090, Pahoa real estate values are some of the lowest in Hawaii, although compared to real estate around the nation, Pahoa homes are still considered rather expensive.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Pahoa, accounting for 81.96% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Pahoa include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 15.92%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 2.12%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Pahoa are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The town has a mixture of owners and renters, with 56.34% owning and 43.66% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Pahoa 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 Pahoa built between 1940-1969 ( 26.26%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from before 1939 ( 10.61%). There's also some housing in Pahoa built between 2000 and later ( 9.55%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Pahoa. Fully 24.67% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Pahoa homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Pahoa 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.

Pahoa Home Appreciation Rates

Real estate appreciation rates in Pahoa's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 1.20% during the period.

Over the last year, Pahoa appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Pahoa's appreciation rate has been 2.32%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Pahoa were at -2.44%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -9.39%.

Notably, Pahoa's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.

Relative to Hawaii, our data show that Pahoa's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Hawaii.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,202,000 1.9
$901,001 - $1,202,000 0.5
$601,001 - $901,000 6.8
$481,001 - $601,000 1.8
$361,001 - $481,000 10.9
$240,001 - $361,000 29.5
$120,001 - $240,000 38.4
$60,001 - $120,000 9.2
$0 - $60,000 0.9

Very Low for HI
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
27.3109489051095 98.1818181818182

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Pahoa Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q1 - 2019 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q2
140.97% 4.61%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,851 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 56.34
Renters 43.66
Vacant 24.67

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 9.5
1970 - 1999 53.6
1940 - 1969 26.3
1939 or Older 10.6

Types of Homes

Single-Family 82.0
Townhomes 0.0
Small Apt. Buildings 15.9
Apt. Complexes 2.1
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 4.51
1 Bedroom 5.31
2 Bedrooms 26.26
3 Bedrooms 42.97
4 Bedrooms 14.85
5 or more bedrooms 6.10

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