Manele cost of living index

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. 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. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexManeleHawaiiNational
Cost of living343176100
IndexManeleHawaiiNational
Goods & Services126127100
Groceries161156100
Health care120120100
Housing812250100
Transportation136141100
Utilities185194100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Manele is 95% higher than the Hawaii average
  • The cost of living in Manele is 243% higher than the national average
  • Manele housing is 712% 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$0$0$0$0
      Renters$0$0$0$0

      Hawaii Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Hawaii4.166%4.712%

      Hawaii Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Hawaii1.4%11%

      Goods & Services

      ItemManeleNational 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%

      Groceries

      ItemManeleNational 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

      ItemManeleNational 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%

      Housing

      ItemManeleNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $1,500,000.00$184,700.00712.1%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $4,947.54$1,273.32288.6%
      Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

      Transportation

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

      Utilities

      ItemManeleNational 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.

      Nearby cities with low cost of living

      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Lanai City, HI3,44615151%
      Kaanapali, HI1,068240140%
      Manele, HI9343243%

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      Time, IL91000%
      Seneca, SD975-25%
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      Prattville, CA91066%
      Leith, ND998-2%
      Manele, HI9343243%
      Source: The Manele, HI cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.