StatisticHiloHawaiiNational
Population45,5791,415,872328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)85422091
Median age40.738.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1836%38%43%
Speak English84%74%79%
Speak Spanish1%2%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Hilo is 288% higher than Hawaii
  • The median age in Hilo is 6% higher than Hawaii
  • In Hilo 17.50% of the population is White
  • In Hilo 0.67% of the population is Black
  • In Hilo 32.97% of the population is Asian

Compare Hilo, HI Demographics

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      Hilo population breakdown by race

      RaceHiloHawaiiNational
      White17.50%25.02%73.35%
      Black0.67%1.83%12.63%
      Asian32.97%38.01%5.22%
      American Indian0.15%0.19%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian10.23%10.18%0.18%
      Mixed race37.64%23.81%3.06%
      Other race0.84%0.95%4.75%
      In Hilo, 9.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Hilo age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Hilo, HI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).