Kapaa, HI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
166
Kapaa's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Kapaa is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Kapaa, HI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Kapaa has an overall cost of living index of 166 which is 1.7x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Hawaii, Kapaa has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Hawaii's index of 176.

The standard of living in Kapaa ranks as #6083 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Hawaii. By definition, that implies Kapaa ranks as the #324 most expensive place in the Aloha State.

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Kapaa Cost Of Living Vs. Hawaii

Living Expense Kapaa Hawaii National Average
Overall 166 176 100
Services 126 127 100
Groceries 161 156 100
Health 120 120 100
Housing 222 250 100
Transportation 136 141 100
Utilities 185 194 100
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Kapaa Cost of Living Vs. HI

Kapaa, 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.

$499,500
Median Home Value
$1,360
Median Rent
$84,472
Median Income
Statistic Kapaa Hawaii United States
Median Home Value $499,500 $587,700 $204,900
Median Rent $1,360 $1,566 $1,023
Median Income $84,472 $78,084 $60,293
Home Value To Income 5.9x 7.5x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.24x 0.2x

Kapaa SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Kapaa

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Kapaa
Lihue, HI 7,381 170 1.0x
Wailua Homesteads, HI 5,900 178 1.1x
Hanamaulu, HI 5,422 154 0.9x
Kalaheo, HI 5,224 185 1.1x

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