About Kailua, HI (Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd median real estate price is $1,156,872, which is more expensive than 92.8% of the neighborhoods in Hawaii and 97.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd is currently $4,786, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.6% of the neighborhoods in Hawaii.

Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Kailua, Hawaii. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) townhomes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd are 5.2%, which is lower than one will find in 72.3% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Kailua, the Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd neighborhood could be your paradise. With 67.1% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 0.6% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Furthermore, 99.7% of the real estate in the Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Also of note, homes built from 2000 through today make up a higher proportion of the Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd neighborhood's real estate landscape than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America. When you are driving around this neighborhood, you'll notice right away that it is one of the newest built of any, with the smell of fresh paint, and the look of young landscaping nearly everywhere you look. In fact, 68.0% of the residential real estate here is classified as newer.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

With 41.9% of employed workers living in the Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 99.9% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Furthermore, the Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 83.9% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 28.2% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 98.6% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, 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 3.4% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Hawaii.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd neighborhood in Kailua are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 40.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 15.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 55.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd neighborhood, 41.9% of the working population is employed in the military. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 34.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (27.7%), and 26.1% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

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 Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Italian and Polish.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd neighborhood in Kailua, HI, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (20.1%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (15.6%), and residents who report German roots (11.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.2%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.0%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Yarnell St / Nimitz Rd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (83.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (52.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (28.2%) and 13.3% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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National Median: 4
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to HI* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Kailua Intermediate School
145 South Kainalu Dr
Kailua, HI 96734
07-08
Kalaheo High School
730 Iliaina St
Kailua, HI 96734
09-12
Mokapu Elementary School
Kmcas Bldg
Kailua, HI 96734
PK-06
Aikahi Elementary School
281 Ilihau St
Kailua, HI 96734
PK-06
Anuenue School
2528 10th Ave
Honolulu, HI 96816
PK-12
Ke Kula O Ehunuikaimalino School
81 1041 Konawaena School Rd
Kealakekua, HI 96750
PK-12
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


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Better than of HI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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