Most Expensive Wahiawa Neighborhoods
Wahiawa is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Hawaii. With a population of 18,557 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Wahiawa is the 11th largest community in Hawaii.
Housing costs in Wahiawa 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.
Unlike some towns, Wahiawa isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wahiawa are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wahiawa is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wahiawa who work in office and administrative support (15.16%), sales jobs (9.58%) and maintenance occupations (8.95%).
Wahiawa is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Wahiawa, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
Wahiawa 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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Wahiawa is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Wahiawa, the average commute to work is 30.88 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
In Wahiawa, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Wahiawa is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The education level of Wahiawa citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.59% of adults 25 and older in Wahiawa have a college degree.
The per capita income in Wahiawa in 2010 was $25,851, 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 $103,404 for a family of four. However, Wahiawa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Wahiawa is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Wahiawa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wahiawa residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Wahiawa also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.31% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wahiawa include German and Portuguese.
In addition, Wahiawa has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (19.87%).
The languages spoken by people in Wahiawa are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Wahiawa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Pacific Island languages, Tagalog and Japanese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||5,676|
|WAHIAWA HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||46.31%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||53.69%|
|TYPE OF WAHIAWA HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||55.37%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||8.97%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.98%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||27.57%|
|SIZE OF WAHIAWA HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.52%|
|AGE OF WAHIAWA HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||3.54%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||38.39%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||53.16%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||4.91%|
|WAHIAWA REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$584,760|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,563|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $62,000||1.05%|
|$62,001 - $125,000||3.16%|
|$125,001 - $249,000||3.53%|
|$249,001 - $374,000||5.38%|
|$374,001 - $498,000||19.59%|
|$498,001 - $623,000||25.94%|
|$623,001 - $934,000||35.19%|
|$934,001 - $1,245,000||5.94%|
|PEOPLE OF WAHIAWA||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.97%|
|5 TO 17||16.53%|
|18 TO 24||10.45%|
|25 TO 34||13.67%|
|35 TO 54||24.24%|
|55 TO 64||13.16%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.97%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||88.06%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$57,049|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$25,851|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||12.72%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Accommodation (15.42%)
Public Service (10.35%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (4.03%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.03%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.10%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||12.94%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.12%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||26.41%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||10.31%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (2.88%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (74.35%)
Pacific Island languages (11.36%)
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