East Honolulu 82 Exceptional
East Honolulu Livability #1 ranked city in Hawaii#2,671 ranked city in the USARanks better than 90% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ East Honolulu Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F East Honolulu Cost of Living Cost of living is 26% higher than Hawaii
East Honolulu
221121% more expensive than the US average
17676% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
East Honolulu cost of living
A+ East Honolulu Crime Total crime is 57% lower than Hawaii
Total crime
1,35146% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 7546% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
0%Year over year crime is up
East Honolulu crime
A East Honolulu Employment Household income is 59% higher than Hawaii
Median household income
$114,122106% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$50,92571% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%63% lower than the US average
East Honolulu employment
F East Honolulu Housing Home value is 60% higher than Hawaii
Median home value
$859,000365% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$2,518165% higher than the US average
Home ownership
84%32% higher than the US average
East Honolulu real estate or East Honolulu rentals
A East Honolulu Schools HS graduation rate is 8% higher than Hawaii
High school grad. rates
96%15% higher than the US average
School test scores
64%31% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
East Honolulu K-12 schools
A+ East Honolulu User Ratings There are a total of 4 ratings in East Honolulu
Overall user rating
95% 4 total ratings
User reviews rating
90% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
98% 3 total surveys
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      Living in East Honolulu, HI

      Located in the state of Hawaii, East Honolulu is a mid-sized city with a population of 47,957 people. Based on an average age of 48, East Honolulu appears to be a city better suited for seniors or retirees as the average age is well above the national average. East Honolulu is known to be family friendly as more than 84% of the population has already tied the knot. It might also be worth noting that 64% of residents also have children under the age of 18.

      Are you trying to ascertain if living in East Honolulu is the right fit for your lifestyle? To ensure a good experience before relocating to any new city in Hawaii, you will probably want to make sure that you check all of the most important boxes. With useful information like crime, education, employment and other key data points, finding the best places to live in East Honolulu and in the areas around East Honolulu is a much easier task.

      East Honolulu has a livability score of 80 out of 100 and is ranked #5 in Hawaii and #1,564 in the USA. Clearly, East Honolulu is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. East Honolulu has also earned the rare honor of ranking in the top 10 percentile among all cities. For each of the livability categories, we can establish that East Honolulu ranks very well for amenities (A+), crime (A+), weather (A+), education (A) and employment (A). Unfortunately for East Honolulu, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: cost of living (F) and housing (F).

      Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in East Honolulu, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

      Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to East Honolulu is real estate affordability. The median home price for East Honolulu homes is $859,000, which is 59.5% higher than the Hawaii average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in East Honolulu, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 7.5, which is 0% lower than the Hawaii average.

      East Honolulu transportation information

      StatisticEast HonoluluHawaiiNational
      Average one way commute32min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work70.6%66.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool18.3%14.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.8%6.7%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.8%4.4%2.8%
      Working from home6.6%4.6%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The East Honolulu, HI data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).