Waianae, HI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Waianae's Overall Cost Of Living
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 Waianae is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Waianae, HI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Waianae has an overall cost of living index of 147 which is 1.5x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Hawaii, Waianae has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Hawaii's index of 176.

The standard of living in Waianae ranks as #5776 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Hawaii. By definition, that implies Waianae ranks as the #630 most expensive place in the Aloha State.

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Waianae Cost Of Living Vs. Hawaii

Living Expense Waianae Hawaii National Average
Overall 147 176 100
Services 126 127 100
Groceries 161 156 100
Health 120 120 100
Housing 158 250 100
Transportation 136 141 100
Utilities 185 194 100
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Waianae Cost of Living Vs. HI

Waianae, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Waianae Hawaii United States
Median Home Value $360,800 $587,700 $204,900
Median Rent $985 $1,566 $1,023
Median Income $59,213 $78,084 $60,293
Home Value To Income 6.1x 7.5x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.24x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Waianae

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Waianae
Ewa Gentry, HI 25,752 171 1.2x
Kapolei, HI 21,474 169 1.1x
Makakilo, HI 20,920 182 1.2x
Mililani Mauka, HI 19,955 189 1.3x
Schofield Barracks, HI 19,796 180 1.2x
Halawa, HI 14,640 187 1.3x
Royal Kunia, HI 14,449 186 1.3x
Ocean Pointe, HI 14,037 192 1.3x
Nanakuli, HI 11,742 147 1.0x
Maili, HI 10,792 158 1.1x

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