Hilo employment information

Income per capita$24,384$29,552$28,555
Median household income$52,563$68,201$53,482
Median income owner occupied$69,631$86,430$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,651$49,477$33,219
Median earnings male$33,441$37,751$36,116
Median earnings female$25,739$29,256$25,692
Unemployment rate4.2%4.1%5.8%
Poverty level18.2%11.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Hilo is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Hilo is 2% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Hilo is 28% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Hilo is 16% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Hilo median earnings by income bracket

Hilo employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.8%2.0%
Manufacturing sector3.5%3.7%
Financial & insurance services1.9%5.8%
Wholesale & retail services15.8%13.3%
Public administration12.3%8.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.3%4.6%
Education, health & social services16.6%37.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Kurtistown, HI973$51,7503%
Paukaa, HI480$51,7503%
Keaau, HI2,541$51,5834%
Orchidlands Estates, HI3,315$48,03610%
Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI11,623$46,15214%
Hilo, HI44,549$52,5632%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Minot, ND44,533$57,2487%
Biloxi, MS44,527$39,37426%
Lake Ridge, VA44,593$101,73790%
Charlottesville, VA44,505$47,21812%
Altadena, CA44,622$83,91757%
Hilo, HI44,549$52,5632%
Source: The Hilo, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.