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Income/capita 28%
Household income 46%
Unemployment 24%
IndexPahoaHawaiiNational
Income per capita$21,367$30,970$29,829
Median household income$29,773$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,750$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$25,833$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$27,663$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$14,333$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate3.6%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level21.7%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pahoa is 28% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Pahoa is 46% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pahoa is 24% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pahoa is 44% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $19,846$29,773$59,546
      City
      $47,979$71,977$143,954
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Pahoa median earnings by income bracket

      Pahoa employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.7%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector0.0%27.7%
      Financial & insurance services6.9%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services17.0%15.4%
      Public administration0.0%4.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.6%0.0%
      Education, health & social services12.4%29.2%
      Other55.5%39.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Keaau, HI2,672$65,56819%
      Hilo, HI45,579$55,8151%
      Kurtistown, HI1,168$51,5487%
      Orchidlands Estates, HI3,221$47,20615%
      Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI11,787$47,18115%
      Pahoa, HI731$29,77346%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Coward, SC731$34,35038%
      Hayden Lake, ID731$81,25047%
      Superior village, WI731$61,60711%
      North Philipsburg, PA731$37,41732%
      Lake Shore, UT731$51,8186%
      Pahoa, HI731$29,77346%
      Source: The Pahoa, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).