Kukuihaele cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexKukuihaeleHawaiiNational
Cost of living index141176100
IndexKukuihaeleHawaiiNational
Goods & Services index129127100
Groceries index152156100
Health care index119120100
Housing index131250100
Transportation index146141100
Utilities index203194100

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  • The cost of living in Kukuihaele is 20% lower than the Hawaii average.
  • The cost of living in Kukuihaele is 41% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Kukuihaele is 31% 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

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$65,000$5,417$1,517$1,950
Renters$31,250$2,604$729$938

Hawaii Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Hawaii4.166%4.712%

Hawaii Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Hawaii1.4%8.25%

Goods & Services

ItemKukuihaeleNational avg.Difference
Haircut $12.17$17.4930.4%
Beauty Salon $31.47$38.1717.5%
Toothpaste $4.08$2.3276.0%
Shampoo $1.72$1.0170.3%
Movie $10.04$10.726.4%
Bowling $13.87$13.860.1%

Groceries

ItemKukuihaeleNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.25$3.909.0%
Fried Chicken $2.19$1.4056.8%
Milk $3.21$1.9663.4%
Potatoes $4.25$3.1833.6%
Pizza $12.30$10.3918.3%
Beer $7.78$9.2315.7%

Health Care

ItemKukuihaeleNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $136.85$106.3428.7%
Doctor $133.68$115.2516.0%
Dentist $112.79$98.3814.6%
Ibuprofen $13.01$9.2640.5%
Lipitor $398.63$466.4714.5%

Housing

ItemKukuihaeleNational avg.Difference
Home Price $242,100.00$184,700.0031.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $2,014.49$1,273.3258.2%
Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemKukuihaeleNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $3.16$2.5922.0%
Tire Balancing $72.96$48.9049.2%

Utilities

ItemKukuihaeleNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$431.66$167.60157.5%
Phone $39.39$163.4275.9%
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.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Paauilo, HI67613333%
Honokaa, HI2,23814747%
Halaula, HI63215353%
Waimea CDP (Kauai County), HI1,80415757%
Waikoloa Village, HI6,29215858%
Kukuihaele, HI31814141%

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Kukuihaele, HI31814141%
Source: The Kukuihaele, HI cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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