Income/capita 4%
Household income 31%
Unemployment 61%
Income per capita$28,627$30,970$29,829
Median household income$72,361$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$77,321$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$70,278$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$38,566$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$29,792$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level8.0%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Paia is 4% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Paia is 31% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Paia is 61% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Paia is 47% lower than the national average

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      Paia employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.8%2.7%
      Manufacturing sector3.7%2.4%
      Financial & insurance services6.1%1.9%
      Wholesale & retail services15.3%17.3%
      Public administration6.4%2.7%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.9%1.9%
      Education, health & social services5.4%22.9%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Waikapu, HI3,266$103,42687%
      Waihee-Waiehu, HI9,177$88,19459%
      Pukalani, HI8,332$81,59447%
      Kula, HI7,326$77,27940%
      Haiku-Pauwela, HI7,564$77,04539%
      Paia, HI2,548$72,36131%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Antlers, OK2,548$27,00051%
      Rockledge, PA2,548$58,3756%
      Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA2,548$57,7504%
      Rio Grande, NJ2,549$51,0458%
      Loris, SC2,547$37,22233%
      Paia, HI2,548$72,36131%
      Source: The Paia, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).