Waianae, HI Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
147
Waianae's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average
3 out of 52
In Hawaii
5,772 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 Waianae is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Waianae, HI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Waianae has an overall cost of living index of 147 which is 1.5x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Hawaii, Waianae has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Hawaii's index of 176.

The standard of living in Waianae ranks as #5,776 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Hawaii. By definition, that implies Waianae ranks as the #630 most expensive place in the Aloha State.

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Waianae Cost Of Living Vs. Hawaii

Living Expense Waianae Hawaii National Average
Overall 147 176 100
Services 126 127 100
Groceries 161 156 100
Health 120 120 100
Housing 158 250 100
Transportation 136 141 100
Utilities 185 194 100
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Waianae Cost of Living Vs. HI

Waianae, 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.

$375,100
Median Home Value
$996
Median Rent
$62,172
Median Income
Statistic Waianae Hawaii United States
Median Home Value $375,100 $615,300 $217,500
Median Rent $996 $1,617 $1,062
Median Income $62,172 $81,275 $62,843
Home Value To Income 6.0x 7.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Waianae Services Costs Vs. Hawaii

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

Detailed Waianae Groceries Costs Vs. Hawaii

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

Detailed Waianae Health Costs Vs. Hawaii

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

Detailed Waianae Transportation Costs Vs. Hawaii

Item Waianae 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 Waianae Utilities Costs Vs. Hawaii

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

Waianae SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
1

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Waianae

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Waianae
Ewa Gentry, HI 25,641 171 1.2x
Kapolei, HI 21,674 169 1.1x
Mililani Mauka, HI 20,090 189 1.3x
Makakilo, HI 19,775 182 1.2x
Schofield Barracks, HI 19,499 180 1.2x
Ocean Pointe, HI 14,989 192 1.3x
Royal Kunia, HI 14,565 186 1.3x
Halawa, HI 14,453 187 1.3x
Nanakuli, HI 11,461 147 1.0x
Maili, HI 11,437 158 1.1x

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