Income/capita 37%
Household income 14%
Unemployment 25%
Income per capita$18,675$30,970$29,829
Median household income$47,625$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$52,250$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,042$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$29,349$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$25,500$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level18.1%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pahala is 37% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pahala is 14% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pahala is 25% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pahala is 20% higher than the national average

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      Pahala employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry9.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%51.2%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%9.3%
      Public administration11.9%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.5%2.3%
      Education, health & social services10.1%41.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Naalehu, HI1,062$55,0001%
      Discovery Harbour, HI1,128$45,25018%
      Waiohinu, HI168$31,11144%
      Pahala, HI1,341$47,62514%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Mexico Beach, FL1,341$54,5541%
      Winnebago, MN1,341$44,14520%
      Hawley, PA1,341$36,40634%
      Clinton, LA1,340$37,16733%
      Boswell's Corner, VA1,340$64,37516%
      Pahala, HI1,341$47,62514%
      Source: The Pahala, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).