Wahiawa, HI Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
169
Wahiawa's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
21 out of 52
In Hawaii
6,109 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Wahiawa is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Wahiawa, HI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Wahiawa has an overall cost of living index of 169 which is 1.7x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Hawaii, Wahiawa has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Hawaii's index of 176.

The standard of living in Wahiawa ranks as #6,114 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Hawaii. By definition, that implies Wahiawa ranks as the #292 most expensive place in the Aloha State.

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Wahiawa Cost Of Living Vs. Hawaii

Living Expense Wahiawa Hawaii National Average
Overall 169 176 100
Services 126 127 100
Groceries 161 156 100
Health 120 120 100
Housing 233 250 100
Transportation 136 141 100
Utilities 185 194 100
For more reading on cost of living around Hawaii, check out:
Wahiawa Cost of Living Vs. HI

Wahiawa, HI Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Hawaii, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$590,900
Median Home Value
$1,288
Median Rent
$62,092
Median Income
Statistic Wahiawa Hawaii United States
Median Home Value $590,900 $615,300 $217,500
Median Rent $1,288 $1,617 $1,062
Median Income $62,092 $81,275 $62,843
Home Value To Income 9.5x 7.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.25x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Wahiawa Services Costs Vs. Hawaii

Item Wahiawa Hawaii
Shampoo $1.76 $1.01
Movie $12.24 $10.72
Bowling $18.2 $13.86

Detailed Wahiawa Groceries Costs Vs. Hawaii

Item Wahiawa Hawaii
Ground Beef $5.11 $3.9
Fried Chicken $2.14 $1.4
Milk $3.92 $1.96

Detailed Wahiawa Health Costs Vs. Hawaii

Item Wahiawa Hawaii
Haircut $17.8 $17.49
Beauty Salon $72.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $3.62 $2.32

Detailed Wahiawa Transportation Costs Vs. Hawaii

Item Wahiawa Hawaii
Potatoes $10.17 $3.18
Pizza $13.99 $10.39
Beer $9.59 $9.23
Optometrist $176.1 $106.34
Doctor $149.6 $115.25
Dentist $102.0 $98.38

Detailed Wahiawa Utilities Costs Vs. Hawaii

Item Wahiawa Hawaii
Gasoline $3.6 $2.59
Tire Balancing $65.8 $48.9
All Electricity $430.16 $167.6
Phone $173.45 $163.42

Wahiawa SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
3
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
7
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Wahiawa

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Wahiawa
Kaneohe, HI 33,841 192 1.1x
Kapolei, HI 21,674 169 1.0x
Mililani Mauka, HI 20,090 189 1.1x
Makakilo, HI 19,775 182 1.1x
Schofield Barracks, HI 19,499 180 1.1x
Ocean Pointe, HI 14,989 192 1.1x
Royal Kunia, HI 14,565 186 1.1x
Waipio, HI 11,469 171 1.0x
Aiea, HI 9,638 201 1.2x
Ahuimanu, HI 8,023 185 1.1x

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