Income/capita 61%
Household income 29%
Unemployment 76%
Income per capita$48,158$30,970$29,829
Median household income$71,250$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$74,559$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$63,750$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$41,591$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$27,697$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate1.1%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level10.1%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Poipu is 61% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Poipu is 29% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Poipu is 76% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Poipu is 33% lower than the national average

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      Poipu employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry6.9%2.5%
      Manufacturing sector5.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services4.4%1.2%
      Wholesale & retail services5.2%16.9%
      Public administration11.7%7.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.6%6.2%
      Education, health & social services13.3%18.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Kalaheo, HI5,099$82,38849%
      Puhi, HI3,942$77,01939%
      Lawai, HI2,152$76,31038%
      Hanapepe, HI2,687$76,09038%
      Eleele, HI2,739$72,76332%
      Poipu, HI1,057$71,25029%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Gardiner, MT1,057$51,5007%
      Alleghenyville, PA1,057$116,250110%
      Truman, MN1,057$46,94415%
      Santa Susana, CA1,057$89,01061%
      Daniel, UT1,057$76,38938%
      Poipu, HI1,057$71,25029%
      Source: The Poipu, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).