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.
|Living Expense||Waikele||Hawaii||National Average|
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.
|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|