Waialua, HI (Town Center)




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About Waialua, HI (Town Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the Town Center of Waialua is $724,692, which is more expensive than 59.6% of the neighborhoods in Hawaii and 93.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Waialua Town Center is currently $2,511, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 67.8% of the neighborhoods in Hawaii.

Waialua Town Center is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Waialua, Hawaii. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Real estate in the Town Center of Waialua, HI is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Town Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Waialua Town Center has a 11.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 62.7% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (8.9%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 get around.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Waialua Town Center 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, Waialua Town Center 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.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Waialua Town Center neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.3% 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Waialua Town Center neighborhood has more Asian and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 31.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 2.5% have Portuguese ancestry.

Waialua Town Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.1% 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 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Waialua Town Center neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 20.8% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 95.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're planning where to retire, the Town Center neighborhood in Waialua is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in HI, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 88.9% of the neighborhoods in Hawaii. If you are considering retiring to Hawaii, this is a good neighborhood to look at.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Town Center neighborhood in Waialua are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 75.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.5% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 79.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Waialua Town Center neighborhood, 34.5% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 31.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.3%), and 11.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Town Center neighborhood in Waialua, HI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (31.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (7.6%), and residents who report German roots (6.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.7%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.4%), among others. In addition, 17.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Waialua Town Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 76.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region), Spanish, Portuguese and Japanese.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Waialua Town Center neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (26.1% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (71.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (20.8%) and 6.0% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Waialua 0.101011101001110
Hawaii 2.93
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Town Center 0.101011101001110
Waialua 0.101011101001110
Hawaii 37.96
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Waialua 0.101011101001110
Hawaii 61

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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