Hawaii Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Hawaii?

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There are 1,420,074 residents in Hawaii, with a median age of 39.4. Of this, 50.16% are males and 49.84% are females. US-born citizens make up 78.61% of the resident pool in Hawaii, while non-US-born citizens account for 13.85%. Additionally, 7.54% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 1,217,713 people in Hawaii currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 1,420,074 -0.1%
Male Population 712,250 -0.1%
Female Population 707,824 -0.1%
Male population 50.16%
Female population 49.84%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 39.4 0.8%
Citizen US Born 1,116,315 0.1%
Citizen not US Born 196,637 -0.8%
Not Citizen 107,122 -1.6%
Citizen US Born 78.61%
Citizen not US Born 13.85%
Not Citizen 7.54%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 15,162 -5.4%
Moved from Same County 109,032 -3.7%
Moved from Same State 9,128 14.0%
Moved from Different State 51,142 -0.4%
Same House as Last Year 1,217,713 0.1%
Moved from Abroad 1.08%
Moved from Same County 7.78%
Moved from Same State 0.65%
Moved from Different State 3.65%
Same House as Last Year 86.84%

What are the employment statistics in Hawaii?

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White-collar workers make up 81.52% of the working population in Hawaii, while blue-collar employees account for 18.48%. There are also 74,556 entrepreneurs in Hawaii (11.05% of the workforce); 409,369 workers employed in private companies (60.7%); and 137,318 people working in governmental institutions (20.36%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 549,822 -0.3%
Blue Collar 124,631 -3.2%
White Collar 81.52%
Blue Collar 18.48%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 74,556 1.1%
Private Companies 409,369 -2.2%
Governmental Workers 137,318 0.7%
Not for Profit Companies 53,210 2.7%
Self Employees 11.05%
Private Companies 60.7%
Governmental Workers 20.36%
Not for Profit Companies 7.89%

How many households are there in Hawaii?

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There are a total of 467,932 households in Hawaii, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 69.34% of these Hawaii households, while non-family units account for the remaining 30.66%. Additionally, 31.5% of households have children and 68.5% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 467,932 1.9%
Average People Per Household 3 -2.0%
Family Households 324,482 1.6%
Non-family Households 143,450 2.4%
Family Households 69.34%
Non-family Households 30.66%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 147,383 1.5%
Households without Children 320,549 2.0%
Households with Children 31.5%
Households without Children 68.5%

What are the median and average incomes in Hawaii?

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The average annual household income in Hawaii is $107,348, while the median household income sits at $83,173 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $84,603, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $97,101. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $45,684 and $71,086, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $107,348 3.4%
Median Household Income $83,173 2.3%
People below Poverty Level 125,730 -1.9%
People above Poverty Level 1,238,788 0.0%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Hawaii?

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There are 546,571 housing units in Hawaii, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1979. Of the 467,932 occupied housing units in Hawaii, 60.27% are owner-occupied, while 39.73% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 64.42% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $642,400. In general, housing costs reach $1,665 per month in Hawaii.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 546,571 0.7%
Median Year Built 1979 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 19,175 3.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 19,132 -0.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 46,583 -0.8%
Built between 1960 and 1969 78,893 -1.1%
Built between 1970 and 1979 126,624 1.5%
Built between 1980 and 1989 83,061 1.1%
Built between 1990 and 1999 75,797 1.4%
Built between 2000 and 2009 67,402 -5.1%
Built in 2010 or Later 29,904 17.2%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 467,932 1.9%
Owner Occupied 282,037 4.3%
Renter Occupied 185,895 -1.7%
Owner Occupied 60.27%
Renter Occupied 39.73%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 181,701 3.2%
Without Mortgage 100,336 6.3%
Median Value with Mortgage $642,400 3.2%
Median Value without Mortgage $622,500 3.9%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,665 1.2%
With Mortgage 64.42%
Without Mortgage 35.58%

What is the level of education in Hawaii?

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Approximately 33.05% of the population in Hawaii holds a high school degree (that's 369,437 residents), while 22.41% have attained a college certificate (315,028 locals) and 20.47% have a bachelor's degree (228,844 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 35,584 -5.6%
Some High School 369,437 -0.9%
Some College 315,028 0.3%
Associate Degree 116,950 1.4%
Bachelor's Degree 228,844 1.2%
Graduate Degree 116,543 3.7%
No High School 3.18%
Some High School 33.05%
Some College 22.41%
Associate Degree 10.46%
Bachelor's Degree 20.47%
Graduate Degree 10.43%

What is the marital status of Hawaii residents?

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A total of 390,296 people in Hawaii have never been married (which represents 33.53% of the total population), while 594,706 of them are wedded (51.09%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 15,387 (1.32%) and 106,074 (9.11%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 390,296 0.2%
Married 594,706 0.0%
Separated 15,387 3.5%
Widowed 73,032 0.2%
Divorced 106,074 -1.3%
Never Married 33.53%
Married 51.09%
Separated 1.32%
Widowed 6.27%
Divorced 9.11%

What are the most common means of transportation in Hawaii?

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The top three means of transportation people in Hawaii use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 565,802 residents commute by car, 37,851 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 32,330 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 565,802 -1.4%
Bus or TrolleyBus 37,851 -12.5%
Subway or Elevated 19 N/A
Railroad 54 -10.0%
Ferryboat 162 102.5%
Bicycle 5,427 0.6%
Motorcycle 3,668 -11.5%
TaxiCab 686 11.2%
Walk 32,330 1.3%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

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