Kihei 63 Below average
Kihei Livability #66 ranked city in Hawaii#20,350 ranked city in the USARanks better than 30% of areas
A+ Kihei Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Kihei Cost of Living Cost of living is 5% lower than Hawaii
16666% more expensive than the US average
17676% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Kihei cost of living
D+ Kihei Crime Total crime is 10% higher than Hawaii
Total crime
3,44939% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2939% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
0%Year over year crime is up
Kihei crime
C- Kihei Employment Household income is 5% lower than Hawaii
Median household income
$68,26723% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$31,8267% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%9% higher than the US average
Kihei employment
D- Kihei Housing Home value is 13% lower than Hawaii
Median home value
$469,300154% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,44152% higher than the US average
Home ownership
48%24% lower than the US average
Kihei real estate or Kihei rentals
C+ Kihei Schools HS graduation rate is equal to Hawaii
High school grad. rates
89%7% higher than the US average
School test scores
52%6% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
31:195% higher than the US average
Kihei K-12 schools
C- Kihei User Ratings There are a total of 4 ratings in Kihei
Overall user rating
61% 4 total ratings
User reviews rating
55% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
76% 2 total surveys
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      Living in Kihei, HI

      Kihei, Hawaii is a mid-sized city with a population of 21,964 inhabitants. If finding a family friendly city is important to you, look no further. With more than 76% of the population considered married and 62% with kids under the age of 18, Kihei could be considered a very suitable city for families. If you are not a fan of long commutes, you will enjoy living in Kihei. With average one way commute time of only 21 minutes, getting to and from work is a breeze compared to the national average of 26 minutes.

      Living in Kihei can be a positive experience for anyone moving to the town. Having said that, in the state of Hawaii, there are many amazing places to live, so choose wisely! Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, cost of living, education, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Kihei and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Kihei to Hawaii and the national average.

      Using data and statistics Kihei has received a livability score of 69 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 58th percentile when compared to all other cities. If we explore each of the categories individually, we see that Kihei ranks well for amenities (A+) and weather (A+). There are some categories that Kihei ranks poorly for, including: cost of living (F) and housing (D-). It might be worth taking a closer look to find out why.

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Kihei on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

      Assuming that Kihei meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Kihei. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Kihei are simply unattainable. The median home price for Kihei homes is $469,300, which is 12.8% lower than the Hawaii average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Kihei, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 6.9, which is 8% lower than the Hawaii average.

      Kihei transportation information

      Average one way commute21min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work71.6%66.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool14.3%14.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.0%6.7%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.9%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.5%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 Kihei, HI data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).