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Apartments for rent in Hilo, HI

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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Hilo

Close to the beach. My neighbors are friendly and close to grocery stores. Good schools nearby. Just a good community.

The proximity to a park that everyone can enjoy.That's it right along the ocean. There are hotels nearby.

The neighbors are friendly. As a rural area, there are few barnyard animals nearby. You can target practice without the neighbors caring.

It has very wide road shoulders so it attracts a lot of walkers and runners which seems to add more eyes and ears to keep burglars at bay. The neighborhood is upper middle class with mainly business professionals as homeowners.

I like being in the center of town where everything I like is not more than 2 miles away. Restaurants, shopping and parks are close by.

Very quiet and not worried about speeding cars. Close to an elementary school so it's family friendly. Very safe and nice environment.

Who Lives Here

Hilo Demographics

Education

High School

35%

Associate's

32%

Bachelor's

24%

Master's

7%

Doctorate

3%

Family Size

2 people

44%

3 people

24%

4 people

16%

5 people

10%

6+ people

6%

Household Income

0-50k

41%

50-100k

31%

100-150k

17%

150-200k

7%

200k+

4%

Age

0-10

11%

10-20

13%

20-45

31%

45-65

25%

65+

20%

Getting Around Hilo

Hilo Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

47%

15-30 Mins

38%

30-40 Mins

7%

40-60 Mins

4%

60+ Mins

5%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4040

Walk Score®

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Percentage: 3636

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Top Scores: Art, Gas, Grocery

Things To Do In Hilo

Top Score

Fine Arts

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Hilo has the right frame of mind for art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. Significantly more fine art centers than average
  3. 82% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Bumper sticker city. This place is good for filling up.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 46% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Hilo gets an average rating.

  1. A high number of grocery stores per resident
  2. 77% more grocery stores than average
  3. 23% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An average foodie scene: not too cold and not too hot.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. Significantly more restaurants than average
  3. 24% more restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too cold, not too hot. An average town for coffee.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. Significantly more coffee shops than average
  3. 54% more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in Hilo.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 19% more bars and clubs than average
  3. 45% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. 50% more parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The shopping scene here is a size medium.

  1. A high number of shops per resident
  2. Significantly more shops than average
  3. 70% more shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Hilo.

  1. A high number of gyms per resident
  2. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. A standard number of gyms compared to areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Hilo doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. 7% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Healthcare in Hilo doesn't tip the scales.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 88% more medical facilities than average
  3. 30% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Hilo Features

Area Has Litter

No

Say 6 of 7 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 6 of 7 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 6 of 7 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Nice Views

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 5 of 7 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Near Downtown

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Near Schools

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Area Has Potholes

Yes

Say 4 of 7 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 4 of 7 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 5 of 7 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 6 of 7 renters

Near Grocery Stores

No

Say 6 of 7 renters

Hilo Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Hilo

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Living in Hilo, HI

Hilo, a town in Hawaii, has a population of slightly less than 46,000. Retirees can expect to fit right in, as they account for 19% of the population compared to 14% nationally. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 61% of residents own their homes. Renters in the city benefit from a relatively low average rent of $1,015/month, which is $502/month less than the state average.

Hilo has an average commute time of about 20 minutes, shorter than the state average of about 30 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the typical mode of getting to work, chosen by 39% of workers, while public transportation is not extensively used. Not many commuters walk to work.

Compared to the national average (19%), Hilo has a relatively high percentage of residents older than 25 who have completed some level of post-secondary education, as 23% have earned a Bachelor's or Associate's degree. Further, 6% have a Master's or Doctoral degree. Many Hilo residents work in one of three industries: education, retail, and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 18% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's workers are in sales, making it the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of almost $67K, Hilo workers earn around $22,000 less than their peers elsewhere in Hawaii. The city's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345.

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