Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$19,947$30,970$29,829
Median household income$27,708$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$26,850$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$47,727$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$0$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$20,564$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate5.2%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level29.7%10.8%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pahoa is 33% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pahoa is 50% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pahoa is 12% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pahoa is 97% higher than the national average

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      $18,470 $27,708 $55,416
      $47,979 $71,977 $143,954
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Pahoa median earnings by income bracket

      Pahoa employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.8%5.8%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services0.0%0.0%
      Public administration2.8%2.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.8%2.8%
      Education, health & social services30.6%30.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Kurtistown, HI3,230$79,02542.8%
      Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI10,921$76,12237.6%
      Keaau, HI1,280$72,88931.8%
      Hilo, HI45,248$65,72718.8%
      Fern Acres, HI1,740$51,6916.6%
      Pahoa, HI1,234$27,70849.9%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Pacific City, OR1,234$59,5837.7%
      St. Louis No. 431, SK1,234n/a 
      Beaver River No. 622, SK1,234n/a 
      Pirtleville, AZ1,233$40,22727.3%
      Tahoe Vista, CA1,233$77,15939.5%
      Pahoa, HI1,234$27,70849.9%
      Source: The Pahoa, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).