Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$34,688$37,013$35,384
Median household income$93,577$83,173$64,994
Median income owner occupied$107,732$103,240$81,389
Median income renter occupied$42,750$60,255$42,147
Median earnings male$46,639$44,013$42,327
Median earnings female$29,783$34,316$30,753
Unemployment rate1.5%2.8%3.4%
Poverty level8.9%9.3%12.8%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Makawao is 2% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Makawao is 44% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 38% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Makawao is 56% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Makawao is 31% lower than the national average

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      $62,378 $93,577 $187,154
      $55,443 $83,173 $166,346
      $43,325 $64,994 $129,988
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      Makawao median earnings by income bracket

      Makawao employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry23.2%23.2%
      Manufacturing sector6.2%6.2%
      Financial & insurance services2.8%2.8%
      Wholesale & retail services10.4%10.4%
      Public administration5.6%5.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.0%10.0%
      Education, health & social services6.3%6.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Keokea, HI2,471$111,37571.4%
      Waihee-Waiehu, HI10,771$109,07767.8%
      Pukalani, HI7,689$107,46165.3%
      Waikapu, HI3,754$106,95564.6%
      Paia, HI2,285$101,56356.3%
      Makawao, HI7,989$93,57744.0%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Branford Center, CT6,360$68,0674.7%
      Bethel, AK6,365$86,62433.3%
      Metropolis, IL6,366$40,88337.1%
      Richboro, PA6,357$131,224101.9%
      Beauceville, QC6,357n/a 
      Makawao, HI6,362$93,57744.0%
      Source: The Makawao, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).