Income/capita 57%
Household income 97%
Unemployment 38%
Income per capita$46,901$30,970$29,829
Median household income$109,087$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$120,040$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$82,963$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$51,458$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$36,377$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level4.5%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Kailua is 57% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Kailua is 97% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Kailua is 38% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Kailua is 70% lower than the national average

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      Kailua employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.0%2.4%
      Manufacturing sector5.1%0.8%
      Financial & insurance services3.1%5.8%
      Wholesale & retail services10.3%12.9%
      Public administration12.7%7.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.3%4.1%
      Education, health & social services15.4%37.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Maunawili, HI2,124$134,792144%
      East Honolulu, HI47,957$114,122106%
      Heeia, HI4,536$110,25099%
      Aiea, HI9,594$108,51796%
      Mililani Mauka, HI20,322$107,16394%
      Kailua, HI38,514$109,08797%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Severna Park, MD38,514$128,845133%
      Stanton, CA38,594$48,33213%
      Lancaster, TX38,426$51,3827%
      Muskogee, OK38,605$36,23235%
      Rock Island, IL38,647$43,05222%
      Kailua, HI38,514$109,08797%
      Source: The Kailua, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).