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Income/capita 78%
Household income 32%
Unemployment 87%
IndexMaalaeaHawaiiNational
Income per capita$53,152$30,970$29,829
Median household income$73,083$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$84,375$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$54,531$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$37,500$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$34,375$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate0.6%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level9.7%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Maalaea is 78% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Maalaea is 32% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Maalaea is 87% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Maalaea is 36% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $48,717$73,083$146,166
      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.

      Maalaea median earnings by income bracket

      Maalaea employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.9%1.8%
      Manufacturing sector10.4%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.4%
      Wholesale & retail services5.2%10.7%
      Public administration24.7%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.9%0.0%
      Education, health & social services18.2%33.9%
      Other33.8%48.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kapalua, HI310$116,875111%
      Launiupoko, HI463$104,16788%
      Waikapu, HI3,266$103,42687%
      Kaanapali, HI1,068$90,93864%
      Mahinahina, HI902$88,43860%
      Maalaea, HI339$73,08332%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kennebec, SD339$51,8756%
      McIntosh, AL339$46,78615%
      East Duke, OK339$51,0008%
      Dozier, AL339$21,63561%
      Atalissa, IA339$61,62511%
      Maalaea, HI339$73,08332%
      Source: The Maalaea, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).