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Best Places To Live In Hilo, HI

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  • Hilo, HI
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 45,579
  • Hilo is an okay town. When people think of paradise they think of Hawaii, or vice-versa. Usually they are thinking Waikiki Beach, Kona side, or parts of Maui. Those places don't get 120+ inches of rain a…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score64
  • Papaikou, HI
  • City: 6.9mi / 11.1km away
  • Population: 1,198
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  • Volcano, HI
  • City: 19.8mi / 31.8km away
  • Population: 2,511
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  • Wainaku, HI
  • City: 3.7mi / 5.9km away
  • Population: 1,293
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  • Kurtistown, HI
  • City: 7.6mi / 12.2km away
  • Population: 1,168
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  • Pepeekeo, HI
  • City: 9.7mi / 15.6km away
  • Population: 1,614
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  • Keaau, HI
  • City: 6.1mi / 9.9km away
  • Population: 2,672
  • I'm a professor at the university of Hilo which is 20 minutes from Keaau. I love this place and I love the people. I wish I could have lived here in my younger…[read more]
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  • Leilani Estates, HI
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.8km away
  • Population: 1,629
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  • Hawaiian Acres, HI
  • City: 11.3mi / 18.2km away
  • Population: 2,603
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  • Pahoa, HI
  • City: 16.3mi / 26.2km away
  • Population: 731
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  • Fern Acres, HI
  • City: 12.7mi / 20.5km away
  • Population: 1,392
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  • Honomu, HI
  • City: 12.4mi / 19.9km away
  • Population: 443
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  • Paukaa, HI
  • City: 4.8mi / 7.7km away
  • Population: 511
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  • Orchidlands Estates, HI
  • City: 10.4mi / 16.8km away
  • Population: 3,221
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  • Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI
  • City: 10.3mi / 16.5km away
  • Population: 11,787
  • One of the most beautiful places I have ever lived was in Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI. Given its name, it is not hard to imagine heaven on Earth with its lush tropical surroundings. I imagine living in…[read more]
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  • Ainaloa, HI
  • City: 13.2mi / 21.2km away
  • Population: 3,102
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  • Mountain View, HI
  • City: 9.6mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 3,684
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  • Nanawale Estates, HI
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.7km away
  • Population: 1,590
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  • Fern Forest, HI
  • City: 16.0mi / 25.8km away
  • Population: 669
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  • Laupahoehoe, HI
  • City: 22.0mi / 35.4km away
  • Population: 563
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  • Hawaiian Beaches, HI
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.7km away
  • Population: 5,035
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  • Eden Roc, HI
  • City: 13.9mi / 22.3km away
  • Population: 599

Listed above are the best places to live in Hilo, HI for 2021. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Hilo, HI, followed by the best places to live near Hilo, HI, sorted by Livability Score.

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