Poverty in Aiea, Hawaii

What is the poverty rate in Aiea, Hawaii?
The poverty rate in Aiea is 5.9%. One out of every 17 residents of Aiea lives in poverty.

How many people in Aiea, Hawaii live in poverty?
545 of 9,279 Aiea residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Aiea compare to the rest of Hawaii?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Hawaii is 10.3%, meaning Aiea has a dramatically lower than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Hawaii.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Aiea, Hawaii Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

Asian

4,558

5.9% 11.9% 48.8%

Two Or More Races

2,336

6.0% 18.4% 25.0%

White

1,423

4.4% 10.3% 15.2%

What's the Poverty Rate in Aiea, Hawaii By Race?

5.9% of Asian residents of Aiea, Hawaii live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of asian residents in Aiea, Hawaii is dramatically lower than the national average of 11.9%. 270 of 4,558 asian Hawaiians live below the poverty line. Approximately 48.8% of the total population of Aiea, Hawaii are asian.

4.4% of White residents of Aiea, Hawaii live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Aiea, Hawaii is dramatically lower than the national average of 10.3%. 63 of 1,423 white Hawaiians live below the poverty line. Approximately 15.2% of the total population of Aiea, Hawaii are white.

Aiea, Hawaii Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Aiea, Hawaii?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Aiea, Hawaii is 4.3%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Aiea, Hawaii is 7.4%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Aiea, Hawaii

Female residents of Aiea, Hawaii are dramatically(72%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

198 of 4,580 males in Aiea live below the poverty line.

347 of 4,699 females in Aiea live below the poverty line.

Aiea, Hawaii Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Aiea can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Aiea, Hawaii have a Poverty Rate of 3.6%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Aiea, Hawaii have a Poverty Rate of 6.5%.

Poverty for younger ages in Aiea is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Aiea, Hawaii have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Aiea, Hawaii have a Poverty Rate of 5.3%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Aiea can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Aiea, Hawaii have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Aiea, Hawaii have a Poverty Rate of 3.5%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Aiea, Hawaii have a Poverty Rate of 11.2%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Aiea, Hawaii have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Aiea, Hawaii Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Aiea, Hawaii?

Aiea, Hawaii Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Aiea, Hawaii Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

10.4%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

3.5%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

1.8%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

4.5%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

11.0%

75 to 84 Years Old

9.0%

Over 85 Years Old

2.5%

Aiea, Hawaii Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Aiea, Hawaii born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Aiea, Hawaii who were born citizens of the United States is 5.6%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Aiea, Hawaii who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 7.9%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Aiea, Hawaii born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Aiea, Hawaii have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 8,198 residents of Aiea, Hawaii who were born citizens of the United States, 460 (5.6%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 85 (7.9%) of 1,081 residents of Aiea, Hawaii who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Aiea, Hawaii

The poverty rate in Aiea is 5.9%.
Aiea is in Honolulu County.
Hawaii Poverty Rate by City
Here is a comparison of Poverty Rate by city(minimum 1,000 residents) in Honolulu County.
City Poverty Rate
Ahuimanu 5.2%
Aiea 5.9%
East Honolulu 3.3%
Ewa Beach 10.6%
Ewa Gentry 2.8%
Ewa Villages 4.1%
Halawa 8.0%
Haleiwa 8.0%
Hauula 12.7%
Heeia 1.7%
Hickam Housing 5.3%
Iroquois Point 5.2%
Kaaawa 8.9%
Kahaluu 9.2%
Kahuku 10.3%
Kailua 5.0%
Kaneohe 6.0%
Kaneohe Station 5.0%
Kapolei 3.8%
Ko Olina 1.8%
Laie 9.9%
Maili 20.2%
Makaha 30.1%
Makaha Valley 23.2%
Makakilo 4.5%
Maunawili 2.1%
Mililani Mauka 2.3%
Mililani Town 5.3%
Mokuleia 11.8%
Nanakuli 16.2%
Ocean Pointe 4.4%
Pearl City 4.6%
Punaluu 4.7%
Pupukea 4.9%
Royal Kunia 3.8%
Schofield Barracks 5.0%
Urban Honolulu 11.6%
Wahiawa 13.9%
Waialua 8.9%
Waianae 27.0%
Waikele 3.0%
Waimalu 5.2%
Waimanalo 21.1%
Waimanalo Beach 7.8%
Waipahu 11.8%
Waipio 7.3%
Waipio Acres 15.3%
West Loch Estate 2.1%
Wheeler AFB 5.5%
Whitmore Village 8.9%

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