Hanamaulu 57 Below average
Hanamaulu Livability #96 ranked city in Hawaii#20,216 ranked city in the USARanks better than 30% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Hanamaulu

  • Commute

    A high commute score suggests convenient, easy access to public transportation, with shorter-than-average work commute times to work.

  • Amenities

    A large portion of amenities are not ideally situated within walking distance, potentially requiring residents to utilize a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Cost Of Living

    The cost of living in this area is notably high, making it a more expensive place to live. You'll find higher expenses for everyday goods and services, housing and groceries.

  • Schools

    The lower than average schools score may be influenced by below-average education levels, subpar reading and math scores and the lack of access to local elementary and high schools.

  • Ratings

    Surveys and polls conducted by AreaVibes with residents of the area revealed unfavorable results concerning the walkability of amenities, the availability of parks and public transit access.

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What's it like Living in Hanamaulu?

Hanamaulu is a small city located in the state of Hawaii. The city has a population of 4,689 people. Hanamaulu has a population density of 3,687 people per square mile. This would be considered well above the national population density level. If you're not a fan of traffic congestion and long commute times to work, Hanamaulu is the place to be. Commutes to work here are shorter, with an average one-way commute time taking only 17 minutes, significantly lower than the national average of 26 minutes.

Without the right tools, relocating to any new town can be very stressful and challenging. Living in Hanamaulu, Hawaii could be a fulfilling experience for anyone who puts in the effort to do the research required. When searching for a new neighborhood, several key items should be considered. Safety is paramount, ensuring a secure environment for you and your family. Proximity to workplaces or schools reduces commuting time and enhances convenience. Access to amenities like parks, grocery stores and healthcare facilities contributes to a comfortable lifestyle. Reliable public transportation options promote easy mobility. A strong sense of community fosters social connections and a welcoming atmosphere. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like crime, cost of living, commute, education, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Hanamaulu and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Hanamaulu to Hawaii and the national average.

The livability score in Hanamaulu is 57/100 and the city is ranked in the 30th percentile of all cities across America. Compared to the US average, this city has a score which ranks among the lowest in the nation, and it is not considered a very livable city. Based on the grades for each individual category, Hanamaulu has received high marks for employment (B-). Unfortunately for Hanamaulu, there are some categories for which it does not score well, this includes: amenities (F), cost of living (F), education (F) and housing (D).

There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are attainable, we'll need to know if the real estate in Hanamaulu is actually affordable. The median home price for Hanamaulu homes is $477,200, which is 11.4% lower than the Hawaii average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Hanamaulu, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 7.1, which is 5.3% lower than the Hawaii average.

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      Hanamaulu transportation information

      Statistic Hanamaulu Hawaii National
      Average one way commute17min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work76.8%66.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool19.8%14.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.9%6.7%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.3%4.4%2.8%
      Working from home0.9%4.6%4.6%
      Source: The Hanamaulu, HI data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).