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Income/capita 32%
Household income 38%
Unemployment 62%
IndexLawaiHawaiiNational
Income per capita$39,240$30,970$29,829
Median household income$76,310$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$76,450$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$76,103$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$37,917$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$33,707$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level7.2%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Lawai is 32% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Lawai is 38% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Lawai is 62% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Lawai is 52% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $50,868$76,310$152,620
      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.

      Lawai median earnings by income bracket

      Lawai employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector11.2%1.6%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%3.1%
      Wholesale & retail services9.7%14.3%
      Public administration9.4%5.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.6%3.4%
      Education, health & social services8.5%26.6%
      Other45.7%45.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kalaheo, HI5,099$82,38849%
      Puhi, HI3,942$77,01939%
      Hanapepe, HI2,687$76,09038%
      Eleele, HI2,739$72,76332%
      Poipu, HI1,057$71,25029%
      Lawai, HI2,152$76,31038%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Whitney, TX2,152$36,75534%
      Miami, AZ2,153$36,29834%
      Conway, PA2,151$51,3647%
      Columbia City, OR2,151$62,27513%
      Minonk, IL2,151$53,3654%
      Lawai, HI2,152$76,31038%
      Source: The Lawai, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).