Income/capita 22%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 11%
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Income per capita$23,225$30,970$29,829
Median household income$51,548$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$58,906$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$30,121$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$32,193$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate5.2%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level5.5%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Kurtistown is 22% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Kurtistown is 7% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Kurtistown is 11% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Kurtistown is 64% lower than the national average

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      Kurtistown employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.4%6.5%
      Manufacturing sector2.9%15.8%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%7.6%
      Wholesale & retail services14.7%22.3%
      Public administration13.6%15.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.3%5.8%
      Education, health & social services5.9%19.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Keaau, HI2,672$65,56818.5%
      Hilo, HI45,579$55,8150.9%
      Paukaa, HI511$52,8574.5%
      Orchidlands Estates, HI3,221$47,20614.7%
      Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI11,787$47,18114.7%
      Kurtistown, HI1,168$51,5486.8%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Aguila, AZ1,168$21,51861.1%
      Fairbank, IA1,168$59,5457.6%
      Mound City, MO1,168$42,39623.4%
      McGill, NV1,168$53,4173.4%
      Saints-Anges, QC1,168n/a 
      Kurtistown, HI1,168$51,5486.8%
      Source: The Kurtistown, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).