Waimea employment information

IndexWaimeaHawaiiNational
Income per capita$25,818$30,970$29,829
Median household income$67,524$71,977$55,322
Median income owner occupied$74,211$90,877$70,586
Median income renter occupied$55,585$52,188$35,192
Median earnings male$39,848$38,506$36,919
Median earnings female$24,157$30,482$26,250
Unemployment rate4.9%3.4%4.7%
Poverty level14.0%10.8%15.1%
The Waimea, HI employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Waimea is $25,818, which is 17% lower than than the Hawaii average and 13% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $67,524, which is 6% lower than than the Hawaii average and 22% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Waimea is 5%, which is 6% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Waimea is 14% which is 7% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$45,011$67,524$135,048
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Waimea is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Waimea is 22% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Waimea is 6% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Waimea is 7% lower than the national average.

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Waimea median earnings by income bracket

Waimea employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry23.0%4.0%
Manufacturing sector4.6%1.8%
Financial & insurance services0.0%5.0%
Wholesale & retail services5.3%16.6%
Public administration8.5%2.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.0%4.9%
Education, health & social services15.8%35.7%
Other40.9%30.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

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

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Monroe, WI10,771$42,46723%
Fort Madison, IA10,769$42,44823%
Storm Lake, IA10,768$43,22622%
Miami Shores, FL10,772$101,04783%
Sweetwater, TX10,765$33,68739%
Waimea, HI10,770$67,52422%
Source: The Waimea, HI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).