Ocean Pointe 66 Good
Ocean Pointe Livability #35 ranked city in Hawaii#10,655 ranked city in the USARanks better than 63% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Ocean Pointe

  • Employment

    Higher than average median household income, income per capita and lower unemployment rates are seen in this area. The result is a high score in the employment category.

  • Health & Safety

    Good air quality as well as nearby health facilities like hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, fire and police stations all contribute to a higher than average health and safety score.

  • Ratings

    Based on recent surveys and polls, locals gave high marks in the walkability to local amenities, safety, public transit, friendliness of neighbors and overall sense of community in the area.

  • Amenities

    The majority of amenities are not ideally located within walking distance. To access these amenities, residents may be required to rely on a vehicle or public transit.

  • Commute

    A low commute score could be due to longer-than-average work commutes and the limited availability of public transportation in this area.

  • Cost Of Living

    Living in this region comes with a high cost of living, translating to elevated costs for homes, goods and services, groceries, utilities, health care and transportation.

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What's it like Living in Ocean Pointe?

Located in the state of Hawaii, Ocean Pointe is a mid-sized city with a population of 15,688 inhabitants. In Ocean Pointe, there are 7,751 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. Something to be aware of when living in Ocean Pointe are the above average commute times. If you're looking for a short commute to work, this might not be the right area for you. With one way commute time of 39 minutes, this comes in much higher than the national average of 26 minutes.

If you’re considering relocating to any new city, it could be a very intimidating task. However, it could also be a great experience if you are willing to get to know the town before actually living in Ocean Pointe, Hawaii. When searching for a new neighborhood, several key items should be considered. Safety is of utmost importance, ensuring a secure environment with low crime. Proximity to your workplace or school helps reduce commuting time and offers convenience. Access to amenities such as parks, grocery stores, and healthcare facilities enhances your daily life. Public transportation options contribute to easy mobility. A sense of community fosters a supportive and engaging environment. Lastly, the overall atmosphere should align with your desired lifestyle, ensuring a fulfilling living experience. Considering these items will guide you towards finding the perfect neighborhood that fits all your needs. To help you find the best places to live in and around Ocean Pointe, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like crime, education, housing and more.

Ocean Pointe has a livability score of 66/100 and is ranked #35 in Hawaii and #10,200 in the USA. If we dig down a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Ocean Pointe has higher than average grades for the following: crime (B) and education (B). Ocean Pointe does not fare well for the following: amenities (F) and cost of living (F). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

The Ocean Pointe unemployment rate of 2.01% has continued to decrease over the years and is now well below the national average. The result could lead to reduced poverty and inequality in the area, higher wages and increased economic growth. This is a positive sign in the overall health of the local economy.

There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are attainable, we'll need to know if the real estate in Ocean Pointe is actually affordable. The median home price for Ocean Pointe homes is $671,500, which is 24.7% higher than the Hawaii average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Ocean Pointe, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 5.7, which is 24% lower than the Hawaii average.

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      Ocean Pointe transportation information

      Statistic Ocean Pointe Hawaii National
      Average one way commute39min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work76.8%66.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool14.1%14.1%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit2.7%6.7%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.6%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.4%4.4%2.8%
      Working from home3.9%4.6%4.6%
      Source: The Ocean Pointe, HI data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).