Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$22,743$30,970$29,829
Median household income$67,466$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$98,814$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,486$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$33,997$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$26,546$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate5.5%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level21.0%10.8%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Waianae is 24% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Waianae is 22% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Waianae is 18% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Waianae is 39% higher than the national average

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      $44,972 $67,466 $134,932
      $47,979 $71,977 $143,954
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Waianae median earnings by income bracket

      Waianae employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry21.1%21.1%
      Manufacturing sector4.9%4.9%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%1.1%
      Wholesale & retail services13.2%13.2%
      Public administration9.1%9.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%8.8%
      Education, health & social services6.7%6.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Ocean Pointe, HI15,688$118,264113.8%
      Royal Kunia, HI13,857$116,035109.7%
      Kapolei, HI21,541$115,000107.9%
      Ko Olina, HI1,713$114,643107.2%
      Ewa Gentry, HI26,358$112,385103.1%
      Waianae, HI13,192$67,46622.0%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Mounds View, MN13,193$73,24332.4%
      Fostoria, OH13,193$42,13123.8%
      Lachute, QC13,184n/a 
      Rogers, MN13,183$133,988142.2%
      Clayton, OH13,201$75,54536.6%
      Waianae, HI13,192$67,46622.0%
      Source: The Waianae, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).