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Income/capita 19%
Household income 32%
Unemployment 61%
IndexWaimaluHawaiiNational
Income per capita$35,483$30,970$29,829
Median household income$72,754$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$90,724$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$62,019$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$51,793$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$32,587$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level6.8%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Waimalu is 19% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Waimalu is 32% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Waimalu is 61% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Waimalu is 55% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $48,497$72,754$145,508
      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.

      Waimalu median earnings by income bracket

      Waimalu employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.4%2.2%
      Manufacturing sector5.8%1.1%
      Financial & insurance services2.9%7.5%
      Wholesale & retail services11.8%15.4%
      Public administration19.0%9.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.7%2.4%
      Education, health & social services9.7%29.2%
      Other26.9%29.3%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Maunawili, HI2,124$134,792144%
      East Honolulu, HI47,957$114,122106%
      Ocean Pointe, HI12,274$111,729102%
      Heeia, HI4,536$110,25099%
      Kailua, HI38,514$109,08797%
      Waimalu, HI13,478$72,75432%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Orangeburg, SC13,478$31,40043%
      St. Simons, GA13,480$72,52131%
      Grover Beach, CA13,484$58,8956%
      Brecksville, OH13,470$98,34578%
      South Park Township, PA13,470$69,19025%
      Waimalu, HI13,478$72,75432%
      Source: The Waimalu, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).