Income/capita 9%
Household income 61%
Unemployment 37%
IndexPearl CityHawaiiNational
Income per capita$32,613$30,970$29,829
Median household income$89,320$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$102,930$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$59,076$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$39,356$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$32,772$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level5.1%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pearl City is 9% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Pearl City is 61% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pearl City is 37% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pearl City is 66% lower than the national average

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      Pearl City employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.5%1.9%
      Manufacturing sector6.8%0.4%
      Financial & insurance services2.5%8.2%
      Wholesale & retail services13.1%12.7%
      Public administration14.1%10.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.5%5.5%
      Education, health & social services11.0%28.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Maunawili, HI2,124$134,792144%
      East Honolulu, HI47,957$114,122106%
      Ocean Pointe, HI12,274$111,729102%
      Heeia, HI4,536$110,25099%
      Kailua, HI38,514$109,08797%
      Pearl City, HI47,241$89,32061%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ceres, CA47,231$49,51810%
      East Providence, RI47,260$52,5505%
      Minot, ND47,338$62,32413%
      Wauwatosa, WI47,388$70,63228%
      Lawrence, IN47,415$48,65012%
      Pearl City, HI47,241$89,32061%
      Source: The Pearl City, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).