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Income/capita 16%
Household income 55%
Unemployment 38%
IndexKahukuHawaiiNational
Income per capita$25,094$30,970$29,829
Median household income$85,720$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$99,286$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$42,614$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$37,929$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$26,991$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level9.2%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Kahuku is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Kahuku is 55% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Kahuku is 38% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Kahuku is 39% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $57,140$85,720$171,440
      City
      $47,979$71,977$143,954
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Kahuku median earnings by income bracket

      Kahuku employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry24.4%1.6%
      Manufacturing sector3.2%4.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.4%
      Wholesale & retail services6.5%17.7%
      Public administration5.5%4.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.4%0.8%
      Education, health & social services15.7%39.8%
      Other35.3%25.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mililani Mauka, HI20,322$107,16394%
      Royal Kunia, HI14,424$103,93288%
      Pupukea, HI4,998$101,14683%
      Laie, HI5,782$91,83666%
      Hauula, HI3,578$78,75042%
      Kahuku, HI2,486$85,72055%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mesilla, NM2,486$50,8338%
      Onalaska, TX2,486$29,13847%
      Clever, MO2,486$49,71510%
      Sutter Creek, CA2,487$48,81412%
      Salt Creek Commons, IN2,487$63,22914%
      Kahuku, HI2,486$85,72055%
      Source: The Kahuku, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).