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Income/capita 11%
Household income 20%
Unemployment 49%
IndexWaimea CDP (Kauai County)HawaiiNational
Income per capita$33,015$30,970$29,829
Median household income$66,111$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$81,193$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$52,375$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$35,039$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$31,571$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate6.9%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level12.8%10.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Waimea CDP (Kauai County) is 11% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Waimea CDP (Kauai County) is 20% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Waimea CDP (Kauai County) is 49% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Waimea CDP (Kauai County) is 15% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $44,069$66,111$132,222
      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.

      Waimea CDP (Kauai County) median earnings by income bracket

      Waimea CDP (Kauai County) employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.9%1.5%
      Manufacturing sector2.0%6.6%
      Financial & insurance services2.0%2.9%
      Wholesale & retail services7.5%21.0%
      Public administration8.4%8.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.4%0.0%
      Education, health & social services14.2%28.1%
      Other47.5%36.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Puako, HI795$93,33369%
      Waikoloa Village, HI6,292$75,87537%
      Waimea, HI10,770$67,52422%
      Hawi, HI1,315$65,45818%
      Halaula, HI632$63,57115%
      Waimea CDP (Kauai County), HI1,804$66,11120%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Espy, PA1,804$52,8654%
      Cheswick, PA1,804$55,3210%
      Logansport, LA1,805$39,33629%
      New Chicago, IN1,805$35,90935%
      Union City, OH1,803$27,20651%
      Waimea CDP (Kauai County), HI1,804$66,11120%
      Source: The Waimea CDP (Kauai County), HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).