Income/capita 78%
Household income 28%
Unemployment 40%
Income per capita$53,038$30,970$29,829
Median household income$70,668$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$80,656$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$54,688$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$42,402$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$30,329$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level13.3%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Wailea is 78% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Wailea is 28% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Wailea is 40% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Wailea is 12% lower than the national average

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      Wailea employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.1%2.5%
      Manufacturing sector5.0%0.9%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%1.7%
      Wholesale & retail services8.9%13.9%
      Public administration4.5%1.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.8%3.6%
      Education, health & social services11.9%31.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Launiupoko, HI463$104,16788%
      Waikapu, HI3,266$103,42687%
      Pukalani, HI8,332$81,59447%
      Kula, HI7,326$77,27940%
      Maalaea, HI339$73,08332%
      Wailea, HI5,833$70,66828%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hellertown, PA5,837$59,9078%
      Carrizo Springs, TX5,828$35,03837%
      Norwood, NJ5,828$112,031103%
      Naples Manor, FL5,839$36,97433%
      Eureka, IL5,827$55,1500%
      Wailea, HI5,833$70,66828%
      Source: The Wailea, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).