Income/capita 26%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 4%
Income per capita$22,146$30,970$29,829
Median household income$50,125$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,750$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$20,750$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$32,946$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$24,554$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate4.9%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level23.5%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Kapaau is 26% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Kapaau is 9% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Kapaau is 4% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Kapaau is 55% higher than the national average

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      Kapaau employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector5.0%5.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services12.8%16.0%
      Public administration3.4%3.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.7%0.0%
      Education, health & social services4.3%29.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Waimea, HI10,770$67,52422%
      Waimea CDP (Kauai County), HI1,804$66,11120%
      Hawi, HI1,315$65,45818%
      Halaula, HI632$63,57115%
      Kapaau, HI1,935$50,1259%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Auburn, MI1,935$52,3965%
      Elida, OH1,935$70,06927%
      Cooperstown, NY1,935$58,6256%
      Lakin, KS1,935$51,2507%
      Salem city, AR1,935$23,60357%
      Kapaau, HI1,935$50,1259%
      Source: The Kapaau, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).