Waikele, HI Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
172
Waikele's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
19 out of 50
In Hawaii
6,149 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Waikele is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Waikele, HI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Waikele has an overall cost of living index of 172 which is 1.7x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Hawaii, Waikele has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Hawaii's index of 180.

The standard of living in Waikele ranks as #6,154 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Hawaii. By definition, that implies Waikele ranks as the #264 most expensive place in the Aloha State.

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Waikele Cost Of Living Vs. Hawaii

Living Expense Waikele Hawaii National Average
Overall 172 180 100
Services 129 129 100
Groceries 173 162 100
Health 113 115 100
Housing 230 251 100
Transportation 143 146 100
Utilities 202 203 100
For more reading on cost of living around Hawaii, check out:
Waikele Cost of Living Vs. HI

Waikele, 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.

$536,400
Median Home Value
$2,329
Median Rent
$103,389
Median Income
Statistic Waikele Hawaii United States
Median Home Value $536,400 $636,400 $229,800
Median Rent $2,329 $1,651 $1,096
Median Income $103,389 $83,173 $64,994
Home Value To Income 5.2x 7.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.27x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Waikele Services Costs Vs. Hawaii

Item Waikele Hawaii
Shampoo $1.65 $1.06
Movie $12.94 $10.68
Bowling $20.07 $14.67

Detailed Waikele Groceries Costs Vs. Hawaii

Item Waikele Hawaii
Ground Beef $5.63 $4.22
Fried Chicken $2.45 $1.39
Milk $4.31 $2.05

Detailed Waikele Health Costs Vs. Hawaii

Item Waikele Hawaii
Haircut $16.4 $18.62
Beauty Salon $70.0 $39.05
Toothpaste $3.13 $2.34

Detailed Waikele Transportation Costs Vs. Hawaii

Item Waikele Hawaii
Potatoes $9.94 $3.29
Pizza $14.99 $10.62
Beer $9.79 $9.38
Optometrist $195.37 $108.57
Doctor $145.88 $116.17
Dentist $86.68 $99.13

Detailed Waikele Utilities Costs Vs. Hawaii

Item Waikele Hawaii
Gasoline $3.3 $2.22
Tire Balancing $66.85 $50.07
All Electricity $470.38 $167.67
Phone $178.27 $175.64

Waikele SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Waikele

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Waikele
Waipahu, HI 38,276 181 1.1x
Kaneohe, HI 33,540 196 1.1x
Ewa Gentry, HI 26,358 175 1.0x
Kapolei, HI 21,541 173 1.0x
Mililani Mauka, HI 19,808 194 1.1x
Makakilo, HI 19,565 187 1.1x
Ocean Pointe, HI 15,688 196 1.1x
Royal Kunia, HI 13,857 191 1.1x
Waimalu, HI 13,714 161 0.9x
Waipio, HI 10,745 176 1.0x

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