Kalawao County, HI

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2020 Population
436
561% 1-year growth
US Senator
Brian Schatz
Democratic Party
US Senator
Mazie Hirono
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
43.8
23.7% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
1.16%
88.4% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$76,465
10.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Kalawao County, HI had a population of 436 people with a median age of 43.8 and a median household income of $76,465. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Kalawao County, HI grew from 66 to 436, a 561% increase and its median household income grew from $69,375 to $76,465, a 10.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kalawao County, HI are Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (62.2%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (17.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (13.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.44%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.52%).

None of the households in Kalawao County, HI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.8% of the residents in Kalawao County, HI are U.S. citizens.

Most people in Kalawao County, HI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 4.49 minutes. The average car ownership in Kalawao County, HI was 1 car per household.

Kalawao County, HI borders Maui County, HI.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Kalawao County, HI is home to a population of 436 people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.688% of Kalawao County, HI residents were born outside of the country (3 people).

In 2020, there were 3.52 times more Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) residents (271 people) in Kalawao County, HI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 77 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 57 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.8%
2020 Citizenship
98.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.8% of Kalawao County, HI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Kalawao County, HI was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kalawao County, HI
  1. Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic)
    271 ± 168
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    77 ± 55
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    57 ± 45
0.459%
Hispanic Population
2 people

In 2020, there were 3.52 times more Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) residents (271 people) in Kalawao County, HI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 77 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 57 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.459% of the people in Kalawao County, HI are hispanic (2 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Kalawao County, HI as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.688%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
3 people
4.55%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
3 people

As of 2020, 0.688% of Kalawao County, HI residents (3 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kalawao County, HI was 4.55%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1 ± 17
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 21
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 17

Kalawao County, HI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, NaNy times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Kalawao County, HI employs 425 people. The largest industries in Kalawao County, HI are Public Administration (279 people), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (76 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (51 people), and the highest paying industries are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($58,696), Accommodation & Food Services ($58,614), and Total ($38,964).

Occupations

425
2020 Value
± 160
717%
1 Year growth
± 15.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Kalawao County, HI grew at a rate of 717%, from 52 employees to 425 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kalawao County, HI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (163 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (161 people), and Transportation Occupations (78 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kalawao County, HI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

425
2020 Value
± 160
717%
1 Year growth
± 15.7%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Kalawao County, HI grew at a rate of 717%, from 52 employees to 425 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kalawao County, HI, are Public Administration (279 people), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (76 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (51 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kalawao County, HI, though some of these residents may live in Kalawao County, HI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$57,943
Median earning men ± $30,407
$38,750
Median earning women ± $68

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($36,367).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($63,125), Public Administration ($38,758), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($30,000).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Hawaii. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 6
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 2
    Retail Trade

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Hawaii to other states, or from other states to Hawaii.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $6.5B
  2. $2.19B
  3. $2.12B

In 2020, the top outbound Hawaii product (by dollars) was Gasoline with $6.5B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($2.19B) and Other foodstuffs ($2.12B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Hawaii products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$32.4B
2020 Value in Hawaii
$52.7B
Projected 2050 Value in Hawaii
62.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Hawaii trade was $32.4B. This is expected to increase 62.8% to $52.7B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Hawaii trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Hawaii to other states, or from other states to Hawaii.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $674M
  2. $274M
  3. $262M

In 2020, the top outbound Hawaii domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $674M, followed by Texas with $274M and Florida and $262M.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Hawaii shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono are the senators currently representing the state of Hawaii. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Hawaii is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Hawaii

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Brian Schatz
Senator from Hawaii3
Assumed office on December 26, 2012
Appointed to the seat following the death of Daniel Inouye.
Mazie Hirono
Senator from Hawaii1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono are the senators currently representing Hawaii.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Hawaii

Hawaii is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Hawaii have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.691% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.814% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (324k), Some college (249k), and Bachelors Degree (229k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

People in Kalawao County, HI have an average commute time of 4.49 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kalawao County, HI is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income by Location

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Census Tract 319
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Kalawao County, HI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$76,465
Median Household Income
± $585
306
Number of Households
± 110

In 2020, the median household income of the 306 households in Kalawao County, HI grew to $76,465 from the previous year's value of $69,375.

The following chart displays the households in Kalawao County, HI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Kalawao County, HI is from Hawaii.
0.428
2020 Wage GINI in Hawaii
0.426
2019 Wage GINI in Hawaii

In 2020, the income inequality in Hawaii was 0.428 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.355% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Hawaii was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Hawaii in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (93.2%)
  2. Walked (3.77%)
  3. Bicycle (1.42%)

In 2020, 93.2% of workers in Kalawao County, HI drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (3.77%) and those who used a bicycle to get to work (1.42%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

4.49 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kalawao County, HI have a shorter commute time (4.49 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Kalawao County, HI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Kalawao County, HI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kalawao County, HI have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

1.16% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kalawao County, HI (5 out of 430 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kalawao County, HI is Asian, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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100% of the population of Kalawao County, HI has health coverage, with 97.9% on employee plans, 1.16% on Medicaid, 0.696% on Medicare, 0% on non-group plans, and 0.232% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Hawaii was $7,299 in 2014. This is a 4.95% increase from the previous year ($6,955).

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 58.7% were men and 41.3% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Hawaii, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Hawaii across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 0.232% under 18 years, 1.39% between 18 and 34 years, 97.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 0.928% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 58.7% were men and 41.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

0%
Uninsured
97.9%
Employer Coverage
1.16%
Medicaid
0.696%
Medicare
0%
Non-Group
0.232%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kalawao County, HI stayed by NaNN% from 0% to 0%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Kalawao County, HI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 11.8% in Kalawao County, HI.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Kalawao County, HI.

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