Makaha Valley 60 Average
Makaha Valley Livability #73 ranked city in Hawaii#17,615 ranked city in the USARanks better than 39% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Makaha Valley

  • Crime

    This area is characterized by a crime rate, per 100,000 individuals, that falls well below the national average, indicating its potential as a very safe place to live.

  • Housing

    The housing category in this area boasts higher than average scores, likely influenced by a positive home affordability ratio, robust appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Ratings

    Local residents have positive feedback regarding the convenience of amenities, parks, public transit, the friendliness of neighbors, the strong sense of community, and the overall safety of the area.

  • Amenities

    It appears that many amenities may not be conveniently situated within walking distance, potentially necessitating the use of a vehicle or public transit.

  • Commute

    Commuters in this area may experience longer-than-average work commute times due to limited public transportation access.

  • Cost Of Living

    Residents of this area contend with a high cost of living, resulting in increased expenditures for everyday goods and services, housing, utilities and health care.

  • Employment

    The combination of low income levels and high unemployment rates contributes to a low score in the employment category, which could make it challenging to secure well-paying jobs.

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      Makaha Valley transportation information

      Statistic Makaha Valley Hawaii National
      Average one way commute69min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work64.7%66.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.8%14.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit11.8%6.7%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.0%4.4%2.8%
      Working from home5.9%4.6%4.6%
      Source: The Makaha Valley, HI data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).