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Income/capita 9%
Household income 26%
Unemployment 45%
IndexWaialuaHawaiiNational
Income per capita$27,227$30,970$29,829
Median household income$69,792$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$86,000$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$60,917$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$41,228$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$32,701$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level8.4%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Waialua is 9% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Waialua is 26% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Waialua is 45% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Waialua is 44% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $46,523$69,792$139,584
      City
      $47,979$71,977$143,954
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Waialua median earnings by income bracket

      Waialua employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.3%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector3.6%4.2%
      Financial & insurance services1.6%0.7%
      Wholesale & retail services21.9%17.4%
      Public administration10.2%3.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%1.7%
      Education, health & social services12.0%37.6%
      Other30.1%31.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Aiea, HI9,594$108,51796%
      Mililani Mauka, HI20,322$107,16394%
      Royal Kunia, HI14,424$103,93288%
      Makakilo, HI20,353$102,24885%
      Pupukea, HI4,998$101,14683%
      Waialua, HI3,769$69,79226%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ossian, IN3,770$56,2262%
      Saw Creek, PA3,768$45,33918%
      Merchantville, NJ3,771$75,62537%
      Avalon, CA3,767$62,05412%
      Carter Lake, IA3,765$57,6704%
      Waialua, HI3,769$69,79226%
      Source: The Waialua, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).