9.1% Poverty Rate in Honolulu County, Hawaii

Poverty Rate in Honolulu County, Hawaii

How does the Poverty Rate in Honolulu County, Hawaii compare to other counties in Hawaii?

Hawaii County Poverty Rate Comparison

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

8.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Honolulu County, Hawaii who were born citizens of the United States is 8.5%.

11.4%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Honolulu County, Hawaii who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 11.4%.

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

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

Of the 769,061 residents of Honolulu County, Hawaii who were born citizens of the United States, 65,318 (8.5%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 21,550 (11.4%) of 188,702 residents of Honolulu County, 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 Honolulu County, Hawaii

The Poverty Rate in Honolulu County is 9.1%.
Honolulu County is in Hawaii.
Hawaii Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Ahuimanu 5.2%

8,037

Aiea 5.9%

9,279

East Honolulu 3.3%

47,547

Ewa Beach 10.6%

14,894

Ewa Gentry 2.8%

24,053

Ewa Villages 4.1%

8,068

Halawa 8.0%

14,161

Haleiwa 8.0%

3,625

Hauula 12.7%

3,369

Heeia 1.7%

4,786

Hickam Housing 5.3%

8,484

Iroquois Point 5.2%

3,699

Kaaawa 8.9%

1,106

Kahaluu 9.2%

4,811

Kahuku 10.3%

2,350

Kailua 5.0%

37,824

Kaneohe 6.0%

33,680

Kaneohe Station 5.0%

7,796

Kapolei 3.8%

20,936

Ko Olina 1.8%

1,655

Laie 9.9%

4,423

Maili 20.2%

9,737

Makaha 30.1%

8,725

Makaha Valley 23.2%

1,552

Makakilo 4.5%

20,517

Maunawili 2.1%

2,020

Mililani Mauka 2.3%

20,336

Mililani Town 5.3%

28,217

Mokuleia 11.8%

1,776

Nanakuli 16.2%

11,731

Ocean Pointe 4.4%

13,570

Pearl City 4.6%

44,493

Punaluu 4.7%

1,177

Pupukea 4.9%

4,788

Royal Kunia 3.8%

14,396

Schofield Barracks 5.0%

15,827

Urban Honolulu 11.6%

339,744

Wahiawa 13.9%

17,432

Waialua 8.9%

3,732

Waianae 27.0%

13,403

Waikele 3.0%

7,446

Waimalu 5.2%

13,143

Waimanalo 21.1%

6,570

Waimanalo Beach 7.8%

3,826

Waipahu 11.8%

40,708

Waipio 7.3%

11,510

Waipio Acres 15.3%

5,432

West Loch Estate 2.1%

4,929

Wheeler AFB 5.5%

2,639

Whitmore Village 8.9%

4,496

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2018 Hawaii Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for Hawaii in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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