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Income/capita 33%
Household income 6%
Unemployment 99%
IndexMakahaHawaiiNational
Income per capita$19,990$30,970$29,829
Median household income$52,035$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$93,047$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$37,196$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$29,091$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$25,079$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate9.3%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level28.1%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Makaha is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Makaha is 6% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Makaha is 99% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Makaha is 86% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $34,686$52,035$104,070
      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.

      Makaha median earnings by income bracket

      Makaha employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.6%2.7%
      Manufacturing sector7.1%1.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.4%6.5%
      Wholesale & retail services11.5%11.6%
      Public administration3.8%3.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities15.0%2.5%
      Education, health & social services12.5%41.4%
      Other28.1%28.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ocean Pointe, HI12,274$111,729102%
      Ko Olina, HI1,691$104,37589%
      Royal Kunia, HI14,424$103,93288%
      Makakilo, HI20,353$102,24885%
      Pupukea, HI4,998$101,14683%
      Makaha, HI8,934$52,0356%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Canonsburg, PA8,933$50,3999%
      Liberty, TX8,936$51,3997%
      Olney, IL8,931$36,74334%
      Derby, CO8,930$41,89224%
      Pleasant View, UT8,940$87,65658%
      Makaha, HI8,934$52,0356%
      Source: The Makaha, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).