Waipahu, HI Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
181
Waipahu's Overall Cost Of Living
1.8x
Higher Than The National Average
29 out of 50
In Hawaii
6,217 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 Waipahu is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Waipahu, HI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Waipahu has an overall cost of living index of 181 which is 1.8x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Waipahu ranks as #6,223 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Hawaii. By definition, that implies Waipahu ranks as the #196 most expensive place in the Aloha State.

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Waipahu Cost Of Living Vs. Hawaii

Living Expense Waipahu Hawaii National Average
Overall 181 180 100
Services 126 129 100
Groceries 172 162 100
Health 116 115 100
Housing 256 251 100
Transportation 143 146 100
Utilities 201 203 100
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Waipahu Cost of Living Vs. HI

Waipahu, 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.

$648,200
Median Home Value
$1,338
Median Rent
$78,351
Median Income
Statistic Waipahu Hawaii United States
Median Home Value $648,200 $636,400 $229,800
Median Rent $1,338 $1,651 $1,096
Median Income $78,351 $83,173 $64,994
Home Value To Income 8.3x 7.7x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.24x 0.2x

Detailed Waipahu Services Costs Vs. Hawaii

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

Detailed Waipahu Groceries Costs Vs. Hawaii

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

Detailed Waipahu Health Costs Vs. Hawaii

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

Detailed Waipahu Transportation Costs Vs. Hawaii

Item Waipahu 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 Waipahu Utilities Costs Vs. Hawaii

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

Waipahu SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
N/A
Amenities
10
Education
5
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Waipahu

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Waipahu
East Honolulu, HI 47,132 223 1.2x
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
Ocean Pointe, HI 15,688 196 1.1x
Royal Kunia, HI 13,857 191 1.1x
Waipio, HI 10,745 176 1.0x
Aiea, HI 9,730 204 1.1x
Ahuimanu, HI 8,254 189 1.0x

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