Income/capita 58%
Household income 70%
Unemployment 11%
IndexFern ForestHawaiiNational
Income per capita$12,428$30,970$29,829
Median household income$16,538$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$16,635$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$0$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$19,643$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate5.2%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level54.0%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fern Forest is 58% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fern Forest is 70% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fern Forest is 11% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fern Forest is 257% higher than the national average

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      Fern Forest employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry19.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector3.7%35.3%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%29.4%
      Public administration3.7%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.7%4.4%
      Education, health & social services9.8%22.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Keaau, HI2,672$65,56819%
      Kurtistown, HI1,168$51,5487%
      Orchidlands Estates, HI3,221$47,20615%
      Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI11,787$47,18115%
      Mountain View, HI3,684$44,74119%
      Fern Forest, HI669$16,53870%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Keiser, AR669$38,54230%
      West Point, CA669$24,92255%
      Perdido, AL669$28,31349%
      Doolittle, MO670$36,94433%
      Amherst, NH670$131,450138%
      Fern Forest, HI669$16,53870%
      Source: The Fern Forest, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).