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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    NG
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    NG
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Waikele is a town in Hawaii with a population of 7,648. Waikele is in Honolulu County. Living in Waikele offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Waikele there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Waikele and residents tend to be liberal.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$434,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,037
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Waikele Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$93,652
National
$55,322
Children
19%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    34%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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Waikele Reviews

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Waikele is very neighborhood friendly. There are many things offered here such as the gym, a mall, both fast food and dine in restaurants, an appliance store, and everything you will need.
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As a young adult resident, I can definitively say that Waikele is a great area to live in. The community members are highly involved in community clean-ups and other service projects, and they are very friendly and supportive.

There has been a bit more crime since the access bridge to Waipahu was opened, but that does not impact my overall experience as it is still rare for something to occur.
My husband and I were in Hawaii for at least 2 months for medical reasons. My husband's uncle and family lived in Waikele for quite awhile and the short time we were there, it was an awesome experience. It was a very friendly neighborhood with walking distance to the Waikele Premium Outlet. If I were to visit Hawaii in the future I would loved to visit back there.