Approximately 41,600 people live and work in Diamond Head, a densely populated part of Honolulu. For that special place near Diamond Head, expand your search to neighborhoods like Waikiki and Kapahulu.
Demographics and Cost of Living
Is Diamond Head the right neighborhood for you? A look at your future neighbors' expenditures might help you make a decision. Diamond Head (where the average household spends $122.1K/year) is less affordable than other places nearby. For instance, residents in Waikiki spend $51.6K/year.
Diamond Head is unlike the Honolulu neighborhood of Waikiki with respect to average household size. In Diamond Head, there are 2.53 people per household, while in Waikiki there are 1.48 people per household. The two areas are more alike in terms of median age and the percentage of homes with children. The median age of Diamond Head residents is 30 and in Waikiki it's 32. Furthermore, 19% of Diamond Head households have children and 13% of Waikiki households have children.
At $207.0K, the average income level in Diamond Head is significantly higher than that of Waikiki's, which stands at $63.7K.
Food, Libations and Recreation
Diamond Head is saturated with the services and amenities most renters desire. Kalakaua Ave. and Kuhio Ave., in particular, are two heavily populated streets that provide residents with a number of recreational, food and drink options. Refine your search with our apartment finder tool.
Have dinner and drinks out at Suntory Restaurant located on Kalakaua Ave. For post-dinner refreshments, try a nearby watering hole, like Nashville Waikiki. With a variety of restaurants in Diamond Head, residents can explore dining types such as pizza, sandwiches and deli snacks. If you're in the mood for drinks, options include Zanzabar Night Club and Legends Sports Pub. Additionally, chain and franchise restaurants like Burger King and Jack In The Box are to be found in the neighborhood.
For health and wellness enthusiasts, Diamond Head has it covered. On Kapahulu Ave. is Exercise Therapy & Condition, and Waikiki Resort Spa is also in the neighborhood. Additionally, Honolulu Paki Community Park is a place where you can get some fresh air and stretch your legs.
Take a look at the Yelp page to find even more places to eat and drink in Diamond Head.
Shopping Options and Nearby Conveniences
With numerous grocery stores located throughout the Diamond Head area, residents can conveniently cook, clean and care for their home. Honolulu Gourmet Foods and Honolulu Cookie Co on Kalakaua Ave. are just a couple of options in the area. Head to Beard Papa, a bakery on Kuhio Ave., or swing by Pastry Deli, which is down the street, and warm up to delicious baked goods and tasty treats.
Between Worlds and Nani's Gift Shop are only a few of the many retailers located in Diamond Head. The neighborhood is home to a big-box store, Ben Franklin, and several shopping malls, like Royal Hawaiian Ctr, which is located on Kalakaua Ave.
Schools and School Districts
Schools near the apartments in Diamond Head are Hawaii School For The Deaf And Blind, Kaimuki Middle School and King Liholiho Elementary School. Due to the fact that school district boundaries do not necessarily line up with county lines, you should contact local school district representatives for more information on exactly which schools serve the apartments for rent you are most interested.
Hawaii School For The Deaf And Blind, a high school in the Hawaii Public district school, has a very low student-teacher ratio of five-to-1.
The only district in the neighborhood, Hawaii Public district has a total enrollment of 182,800 students and 11,400 teachers on staff, for a student teacher ratio of 16-to-1. There are 70 high schools, 59 middle schools and 210 elementary schools in the district.