Moving to Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI

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Should you move to Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI?

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI is home to 164,754 residents. Over the past decade, Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina has seen not available population of na%, making it #na out of 392 US Metros in population growth.

The primary occupations in Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI are Service occupations, followed by Management, business, science, and arts occupations, earning a median revenue of $38,557. The median household income in Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI is $76,273, ranking it #63.

Taking household income and the median home price of $1,395,000 into consideration, Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI received a home affordability grade of F.

Who is Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI for?

Based on the aged population, plus factors like weather and affordability, Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina is Not great for retirees. Families are 66% of households, which is one consideration for why this Metro is great for families —  B grade — and okay for singles — scoring a C.

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How Does Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina Rank?

D
Retirement
A
Diversity
C
Professionals
B
Raising a Family
F
Affordable Living

Who Lives in Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina?

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Total Population

164,754

10-Year Change

na%

A
Diversity Grade
White alone
31.2%
Black or African American alone
0.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
0.3%
Asian alone
30.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
10%
Hispanic or Latino
12.1%

Total Households

56,319

Per Household

2.87

Men vs. Women
Female 50.3%
D
Retirement
B
Raising a Family
Under 5 years
5.5%
Under 18 years
21.5%
Over 65 years
19.8%

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Housing in Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina

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Total Households

Own vs. Rent

Own 52.9%
Rent 47.1%

Typical Age of Homes

1980 to 1999

Common Residence Type

single-family homes

Median Home Price (Q1 2023)

$1,395,000

Median Square Footage

1,437

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Monthly Mortgage (Median)

$2,464

Annual Property Taxes (Median)

$1,404

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Cost of Living in Hawaii

How Does Hawaii Compare?

50
in Cost of Living
23
in Minimum Wage
49
in Living Wage

Hawaii State Taxes

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Should you move to Hawaii?

Hawaii, the Aloha State, is a tropical paradise like no other. With its idyllic beaches, volcanic landscapes, rich Polynesian culture, and pleasant climate, Hawaii offers a unique and enviable lifestyle.

Hawaii’s economy thrives on tourism, but the state also has significant healthcare, military defense, and agriculture sectors. Honolulu, the capital, is a bustling metropolis with a strong business sector and serves as a gateway to the Pacific Rim.

Living in Hawaii is about embracing the local way of life, known as the ‘Aloha Spirit’. It means cherishing the state’s pristine natural beauty, from surfing on the world-renowned North Shore, hiking in the lush rainforests, snorkeling in the crystal-clear waters, to exploring the breathtaking volcanic landscapes of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Hawaii’s cultural diversity is a significant part of life, influencing everything from food to festivities. Events like the Merrie Monarch Festival and the Aloha Festivals celebrate the state’s unique heritage and traditions.

Education is held in high regard, with the University of Hawaii system offering high-quality programs in various fields, including marine biology, astronomy, and Asian studies.

If you’re seeking a state with unmatched natural beauty, cultural diversity, a strong sense of community, and a slower pace of life, Hawaii could be your dream destination. Just remember, island living comes with a higher cost of living and a vast distance from the mainland. But for many, the island’s charm and allure are worth it.

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Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina Economy

The industries, jobs, and economics of the Metro

Median Household Income

$76,273

US Average $74,580

Per Capita Income

$38,342

How does Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina compare?

Primary Occupations

Service occupations

Secondary Occupations

Management, business, science, and arts occupations

Is Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina Safe?

How much crime is in the Metro?

Total Crimes (2022)

NA

Crime Rate

Per 100,000 residents

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