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Income/capita 38%
Household income 6%
Unemployment 81%
IndexWaianaeHawaiiNational
Income per capita$18,350$30,970$29,829
Median household income$58,807$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$87,031$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,083$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$29,552$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$21,441$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate8.4%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level25.9%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Waianae is 38% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Waianae is 6% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Waianae is 81% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Waianae is 72% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $39,200$58,807$117,614
      City
      $47,979$71,977$143,954
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Waianae median earnings by income bracket

      Waianae employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.6%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector6.8%5.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.7%7.2%
      Wholesale & retail services13.2%22.8%
      Public administration6.3%4.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities16.0%3.6%
      Education, health & social services7.2%27.8%
      Other36.0%29.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ocean Pointe, HI12,274$111,729102%
      Ko Olina, HI1,691$104,37589%
      Royal Kunia, HI14,424$103,93288%
      Makakilo, HI20,353$102,24885%
      Pupukea, HI4,998$101,14683%
      Waianae, HI13,426$58,8076%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Piney Green, NC13,427$43,85921%
      Greenwich, CT13,429$85,74555%
      Warrenville, IL13,415$80,68646%
      Stony Brook, NY13,437$122,800122%
      Brainerd, MN13,440$32,15442%
      Waianae, HI13,426$58,8076%
      Source: The Waianae, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).