Average Rent In Hawaii For December 2019

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2019-12-18
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What is the average rent in Hawaii?

According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Hawaii for December 2019 is $2,350. With an averge apartment size of 935 sqft, the average price per square foot in Hawaii is $2.513.

Compared to the national average of $1,650, Hawaii rent costs 42.4% more. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Hawaii ranks.

Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:

10 Best Places To Live In Hawaii

How Does Hawaii Rent Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

StatisticHIUSA% Difference
Average Rent $2,350$1,650 42.4%
Average $/sqft $2.513$1.143 119.9%
M-o-M Change $-50$-50 -0.0%
Y-o-Y Change $50$0 inf%
M-o-M % Change -2.1%-2.9% -
Y-o-Y % Change 2.2%0.0% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In Hawaii


As you would expect, the median price for rent in Hawaii increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Hawaii clocking in at $1,415, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $2,950 per month.

We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $2,100 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $737/room/month.

Read on to find out more or for more on Hawaii check out:

Month Over Month Hawaii Rent Statistics

M-o-M Increase
M-o-M Increase

Hawaii has experienced a $-50 change in rent over the past month going from $2,400 to $2,350. That change comes out to -2.1%.

For reference, the US national average rent changed $-50 in the past month or -2.9%.

Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2010 for Hawaii:

Year Over Year Hawaii Rent Statistics

Y-o-Y Increase
Y-o-Y Increase

Over the past year, the average rent in Hawaii changed $50 from $2,300 to $2,350. A change of $50 means that rents changed 2.2% in a year.

That compares to the US national change of $0 in the past year or 0.0%.

Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2011 for Hawaii:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In Hawaii

Ocean Pointe, HI

Population: 13,579
Median Rent: $2,953
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East Honolulu, HI
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Population: 47,868
Median Rent: $2,913
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Source: Public Domain

Population: 38,088
Median Rent: $2,489
More on Kailua Cdp (Honolulu County): Real Estate | Data | Photos

Population: 14,396
Median Rent: $2,453
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Mililani Mauka, HI
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Population: 20,393
Median Rent: $2,370
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Waikele, HI

Population: 7,446
Median Rent: $2,302
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Kaneohe, HI

Population: 34,123
Median Rent: $2,130
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Maili, HI

Population: 10,190
Median Rent: $2,130
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Aiea, HI

Population: 9,332
Median Rent: $2,096
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Makakilo, HI

Population: 20,615
Median Rent: $2,081
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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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Average Rent By State

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