Kula is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Hawaii. With a population of 6,793 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Kula is the 25th largest community in Hawaii.
Kula home prices are not only among the most expensive in Hawaii, but Kula real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some towns, Kula isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kula are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kula is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kula who work in management occupations (13.74%), office and administrative support (12.14%), and sales jobs (11.90%).
Of important note, Kula is also a town of artists. Kula has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Kula’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 14.64% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Kula is worth considering.
Kula is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
The education level of Kula citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.12% of adults in Kula have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Kula in 2018 was $45,173, which is wealthy relative to Hawaii and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $180,692 for a family of four. However, Kula contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Kula is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Kula home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kula residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Kula include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Portuguese.
The most common language spoken in Kula is English. Other important languages spoken here include Japanese and Pacific Island languages.