Overall 85%
Goods & Services 26%
Housing 185%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2019 and was released from C2ER in January, 2020; this is the most current data available.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexKaneohe StationHawaiiNational
Cost of living185176100
Goods & Services126127100
Health care120120100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Kaneohe Station is 5% higher than the Hawaii average
  • The cost of living in Kaneohe Station is 85% higher than the national average
  • Kaneohe Station housing is 185% higher than the national average
  • Hawaii general sales tax is 18% 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

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      The percentage of monthly income spent on housing related expenses can help predict the affordability of housing in Kaneohe Station, HI, as well as what the overall cost of living might be. Generally, a good rule to follow is that the debt-to-income (DTI) level you want to maintain is 28 percent or less of your income on your rent or mortgage payments and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. In Kaneohe Station, homeowners have a median income of $0. Using that number, a maximum of $0 per month should be allocated to housing expenses. For those who are renting instead of owning, the median income is $51,479, which means there is a maximum of $1,201 to be spent on the costs of renting a home or apartment.

      Hawaii Sales Tax

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      Goods & Services

      ItemKaneohe StationNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $17.80$17.491.8%
      Beauty Salon $72.00$38.1788.6%
      Toothpaste $3.62$2.3256.0%
      Shampoo $1.76$1.0173.9%
      Movie $12.24$10.7214.1%
      Bowling $18.20$13.8631.3%


      ItemKaneohe StationNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $5.11$3.9031.0%
      Fried Chicken $2.14$1.4053.3%
      Milk $3.92$1.9699.8%
      Potatoes $10.17$3.18219.5%
      Pizza $13.99$10.3934.6%
      Beer $9.59$9.233.9%

      Health Care

      ItemKaneohe StationNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $176.10$106.3465.6%
      Doctor $149.60$115.2529.8%
      Dentist $102.00$98.383.7%
      Ibuprofen $13.41$9.2644.8%
      Lipitor $531.25$466.4713.9%


      ItemKaneohe StationNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $0.00$184,700.00100.0%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $4,947.54$1,273.32288.6%
      Apartment Rent $2,708.00$949.00185.4%


      ItemKaneohe StationNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $3.60$2.5938.9%
      Tire Balancing $65.80$48.9034.6%


      ItemKaneohe StationNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$430.16$167.60156.7%
      Phone $173.45$163.426.1%
      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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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Kailua CDP (Hawaii County), HI13,61715757%
      Waimalu, HI13,47815757%
      Waimanalo Beach, HI4,22716060%
      Iroquois Point, HI3,96717373%
      Punaluu, HI1,12217575%
      Kaneohe Station, HI11,07218585%

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      Loganville, GA11,0721000%
      Halfway, MD11,07296-4%
      Millington, TN11,06981-19%
      Minnehaha, WA11,06811818%
      Sierra Madre, CA11,06719191%
      Kaneohe Station, HI11,07218585%
      Source: The Kaneohe Station, HI cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.