Income/capita 19%
Household income 8%
Unemployment 21%
IndexLanai CityHawaiiNational
Income per capita$24,210$30,970$29,829
Median household income$50,994$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$76,161$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$41,429$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$31,838$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$35,883$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level8.9%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lanai City is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Lanai City is 8% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lanai City is 21% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lanai City is 41% lower than the national average

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      Lanai City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.9%1.3%
      Manufacturing sector1.3%1.4%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%1.7%
      Wholesale & retail services1.6%1.9%
      Public administration5.1%8.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.5%4.1%
      Education, health & social services5.3%26.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kaanapali, HI1,068$90,93864%
      Manele, HI9$0100%
      Lanai City, HI3,446$50,9948%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Haworth, NJ3,446$168,371204%
      Saylorville, IA3,445$71,07828%
      Goldendale, WA3,445$32,45441%
      Hoosick Falls, NY3,445$54,5161%
      Tyndall AFB, FL3,444$54,6391%
      Lanai City, HI3,446$50,9948%
      Source: The Lanai City, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).