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July 20th, 2015

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Kilauea Ave/12Th Ave Area

Honolulu, Hawaii

KaimukiKilauea Ave/12Th Ave area median real estate price is $869,696, which is more expensive than 87.2 percent of the neighborhoods in Hawaii and 97.8 percent of the neighborhoods in the U.S. The average rental price in Kilauea Ave/12Th Ave area is currently $1,979, and higher than 71.5 percent of the neighborhoods in Hawaii.

Kilauea Ave / 12Th Ave area real estate is primarily made up of medium sized three or four bedroom to large four, five or more bedroom single-family homes and town homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Kilauea Ave/12Th Ave area are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969 and a number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in Kilauea Ave/12Th Ave area are 6.9 percent, which is lower than one will find in 63.8 percent of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Kilauea Ave/12Th Ave area is above average for the U.S., and signals a demand for either price increases or new construction of residential homes.

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Kilauea Ave/12Th Ave area is that, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you’ll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 4.3 percent of college-friendly places to live in the state of Hawaii. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.

Your future neighbors in the Kilauea Ave/12Th Ave area are well-to do, making it among the 15 percent highest income neighborhoods in America and your neighbors have a higher income than 89.0 percent of the neighborhoods around the country.

In the Kilauea Ave/12Th Ave area, 41.6 percent of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 33.8 percent of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations at 15.7 percent and 8.9 percent in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicity and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicity or ancestries will express those cultures. In the Kilauea Ave / 12Th Ave area, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian at 63.2 percent. There are also a number of people of German ancestry at 2.6 percent and residents who report Italian roots at 1.3 percent. Some of the residents are also of Portuguese ancestry at 1.2 percent. In addition, 18.3 percent of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Kilauea Ave/12Th Ave area is English, spoken by 74.6 percent of households. Other important languages spoken here include Japanese at 5.8 percent, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese.

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