Waikoloa Village is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Hawaii. With a population of 6,675 people and just one neighborhood, Waikoloa Village is the 26th largest community in Hawaii.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Waikoloa Village 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.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Waikoloa Village isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Waikoloa Village are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Waikoloa Village is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waikoloa Village who work in sales jobs (16.75%), food service (16.72%) and management occupations (16.18%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Waikoloa Village has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Waikoloa Village a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Waikoloa Village 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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
One downside of living in Waikoloa Village, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.31 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Waikoloa Village does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.