Honolulu, Hawaii 

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Population

341,555

+6.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.6%

Median Income

$60,548

Median Home Price

$751,900

Median Age

41.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

7.6 / 8.8

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii is an incredible city filled with beauty and culture. Visitors can take a scenic walk through Waikiki Beach or marvel at the awe-inspiring views of Diamond Head. Outdoorsy types can go kayaking, snorkeling, or surfing in the crystal clear waters of Hanauma Bay or explore the lush rainforest of Manoa Falls Trail. Foodies will enjoy sampling delicious Hawaiian cuisine from various restaurants throughout the city. Art enthusiasts can explore local galleries and theatre spots to get a taste of the vibrant culture in Honolulu. With its breathtaking scenery and numerous attractions to experience, Honolulu promises to provide any visitor with an unforgettable experience. Large capital city/Resort city - Southern coast, Island of Oahu.
State: Hawaii
County: Honolulu County
Metro Area: Honolulu Metro Area
City: Honolulu
Zip Codes: 96818, 96817, 96819, 96816, 96822, 96826, 96815, 96813, 96814, 96859, 11 total
Cost of Living: 68.9% higher
Time zone: Hawaii Standard Time
Elevation: 15 ft above sea level

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Honolulu, Hi Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Year-round climate
Attractive setting
Recreation
Cons
Cost of living
Traffic and sprawl
Tourist impact

What Bert Has To Say About Honolulu Metro Area

Often called the “Crossroads of the Pacific,” Honolulu is the capital of the multi-island state and port of entry for most of the state’s millions of visitors. The city is a diverse commercial, industrial, and economic center for the entire Pacific and a center for tourism and recreation. The Waikiki beachfront area bustles with shopping, nightlife, and active sports. The rest of the city is a mix of residential, commercial, and industrial activity. Most of the city was built in the 1960’s.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Honolulu is 7.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Honolulu jobs have increased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Honolulu's cost of living is 68.9% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Honolulu's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
February, January and March are the most pleasant months in Honolulu, while August and September are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Honolulu county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 62.5% to 35.7%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Honolulu's population is 341,555 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Honolulu is Real Estate: $751,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.6%.

SCHOOLS
Honolulu public schools spend $12,557 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.9 students per teacher in Honolulu. More Education



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Housing Market in Honolulu

It's a good time to buy in Honolulu. Home Appreciation is up 6.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Honolulu is $751,900.
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Reviews for Honolulu   14 Reviews
Outrageously Expensive, Horrible place to live - 10/22/2021
I’ve lived in Honolulu for over 40 years and watched a mediocre city decline until it’s nearly a 3rd world destination. Unbelievably expensive (one of the top 4 most... Read More

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Great to make money in real estate. - 7/14/2019
It a hour or two. Wait a few years become richer by appreciation not pay unless a pro. No time share are good. Get real estate rent it out and sell when you need to and... Read More

Before you move here consider this: - 2/5/2016
I have lived here, on and off, since 2008. Here are the pros and cons as I see them. Pros: Mostly very good weather, sunny all the time. Friendly laid back atmosphere.... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN HONOLULU, HAWAII
96818, 96817, 96819, 96816, 96822, 96826, 96815, 96813, 96814, 96859, 11 total

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