Hawaiian Paradise Park cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexHawaiian Paradise ParkHawaiiNational
Cost of living index149179100
IndexHawaiian Paradise ParkHawaiiNational
Goods & Services index130126100
Groceries index158156100
Health care index112111100
Housing index141247100
Transportation index153153100
Utilities index238227100
A general summary of the cost of living index in Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI is shown above. Compared to the state average of Hawaii the cost of living index in Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI is 149, which is 16% lower than the average in Hawaii and compared to the national average it is 49% higher than. The cost of living index is made up of several categories. These are transportation at 9%, utilities at 10%, goods and services at 33%, housing at 30%, groceries at 13%, and health care at 5%. The bulk of the cost of living index comes from the categories of goods and services and housing. If you look at everyday goods and services they can be a good indicator in a certain city of the general costs of goods there. In Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI goods and services come in at 3% higher than the average in Hawaii and are 30% higher than compared to the nationwide average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Hawaiian Paradise Park is 16% lower than the Hawaii average.
  • The cost of living in Hawaiian Paradise Park is 49% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Hawaiian Paradise Park is 41% higher than the national average.
  • Hawaii general sales tax is 21% lower than the national average.
  • Hawaii state income tax is 37% lower than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$52,788$4,399$1,232$1,584
Renters$22,370$1,864$522$671
A good way to judge both the affordability of the housing and the cost of living is by simply calculating the maximum that a person should spend on housing in Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The safest way to live in the city is to avoid spending more than 28 percent of the gross income that one earns on costs that pertain to housing and no more than 36 percent on all expenses and debts. Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI has a median income of about $52,788 for people who own homes. Based on that number, a person should spend a maximum of $1,232 on expenses related to housing. Renters have a slightly different median income, which is $22,370. Based on this average, renters should spend no more than $522 on all of their rental costs if they want to maintain a non-impoverished standard of living.

Hawaii Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Hawaii4%4.5%

Hawaii Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Hawaii1.4%11%
When assessing the complete cost of living in Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI, the Hawaii income tax and the Hawaii sales tax percentages should unquestionably be taken into consideration. Sales taxes aren't just levies imposed onto sold goods, but they also include taxes that are charged when services are provided for a fee. The rates are different from state to state and can run has high as 7 percent. Some states have no sales tax at all. The Hawaii maximum surtax is 4.5%, and the Hawaii sales tax is 4%. By contrast, income tax is an unfortunate obligation that is charged by the government against earnings. Just like sales taxes, the rates for income taxes differ from state to state. They also decrease or increase according to the individual's tax bracket. Tax rates can run as high as 9 percent, with a minimum of zero. Income tax rates range from 1.4% to 11% in Hawaii.

Goods & Services

ItemHawaiian Paradise ParkNational avg.Difference
Haircut $11.50$14.5921.2%
Beauty Salon $30.00$34.6813.5%
Toothpaste $4.07$2.4764.6%
Shampoo $1.63$1.0259.5%
Movie $9.97$9.871.0%
Bowling $12.00$4.39173.2%

Groceries

ItemHawaiian Paradise ParkNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.13$4.487.7%
Fried Chicken $1.98$1.4635.2%
Milk $3.09$2.3631.1%
Potatoes $4.31$3.0640.8%
Pizza $11.99$9.2429.7%
Beer $7.85$8.639.1%

Health Care

ItemHawaiian Paradise ParkNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $135.33$99.7835.6%
Doctor $125.67$105.0319.6%
Dentist $106.67$88.7020.3%
Ibuprofen $12.65$9.4134.4%
Lipitor $232.33$298.5022.2%

Housing

ItemHawaiian Paradise ParkNational avg.Difference
Home Price $261,700.00$175,700.0048.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,706.92$1,081.0357.9%
Apartment Rent $1,134.00$920.0023.3%

Transportation

ItemHawaiian Paradise ParkNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $3.19$2.0952.6%
Tire Balancing $70.00$45.2954.6%

Utilities

ItemHawaiian Paradise ParkNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$530.16$170.80210.4%
Phone $38.99$28.2638.0%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

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Ainaloa, HI3,64513636%
Fern Acres, HI1,33813737%
Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI11,62314949%

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Source: The Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.