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Total population: 374,701 (Urban population: 371,600, Rural population: 3,101 (all nonfarm))

Honolulu,HI index of house prices


Houses: 158,659 (140,328 occupied: 65,860 owner occupied, 74,468 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

53%
State:

51%

Housing density: 1851 houses/condos per square mile


Median contract rent in 2009: $1,010 (lower quartile is $747, upper quartile is $1,495)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $1,244


Median gross rent in Honolulu, HI in 2009: $1,114


Housing units in Honolulu with a mortgage: 23,799 (2,936 second mortgage, 4,350 home equity loan, 182 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 16,363


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $96,384


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $62,504


Median monthly housing costs: $1,156





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Honolulu, Hawaii Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $593,000 (it was $317,300 in 2000)
Honolulu:

$593,000
Hawaii:

$517,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $389,200 - $858,800

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $838,219
Here:

$838,219
State:

$621,458

Townhouses or other attached units: $694,598
Here:

$694,598
State:

$571,053

In 2-unit structures: $478,860
Here:

$478,860
State:

$638,119

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $567,966
Here:

$567,966
State:

$436,670

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $467,309
Here:

$467,309
State:

$425,175

Mobile homes: $260,000
Here:

$260,000
State:

$206,277

Median year house/condo built: 1971

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 360,484
  • In family households: 294,179 (64,714 male householders, 23,157 female householders)
    65,607 spouses, 92,574 children (87,107 natural, 2,416 adopted, 3,051 stepchildren), 11,626 grandchildren, 5,862 brothers or sisters, 6,055 parents, 14,406 other relatives, 10,178 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 66,305 (25,574 male householders (19,556 living alone)), 26,956 female householders (22,157 living alone)), 13,775 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 11,135 (3,354 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 34,814 2-persons, 21,364 3-persons, 16,095 4-persons, 7,815 5-persons, 3,801 6-persons, 3,982 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 41,713 1-person, 8,788 2-persons, 1,346 3-persons, 426 4-persons, 124 5-persons, 102 6-persons, 31 7-or-more-persons.

44,118 married couples with children.
13,924 single-parent households (3,061 men, 10,863 women).

64.2% of residents of Honolulu speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (76% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
32.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 93,895 (25.3%)
(56.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

4.8
State:

5.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

2.7
State:

3.4

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Honolulu, Hawaii
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 2,599
  • 2 rooms: 7,115
  • 3 rooms: 10,464
  • 4 rooms: 9,600
  • 5 rooms: 10,027
  • 6 rooms: 8,742
  • 7 rooms: 7,025
  • 8 rooms: 4,690
  • 9 or more rooms: 5,598
  • 1 room: 14,891
  • 2 rooms: 18,714
  • 3 rooms: 15,356
  • 4 rooms: 12,036
  • 5 rooms: 6,246
  • 6 rooms: 3,932
  • 7 rooms: 1,928
  • 8 rooms: 673
  • 9 or more rooms: 692
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Honolulu, Hawaii
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 3,354
  • 1 bedroom: 10,709
  • 2 bedrooms: 16,090
  • 3 bedrooms: 19,190
  • 4 bedrooms: 10,124
  • 5+ bedrooms: 6,393
  • no bedroom: 16,023
  • 1 bedroom: 25,093
  • 2 bedrooms: 20,879
  • 3 bedrooms: 8,400
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,130
  • 5+ bedrooms: 943
Cars and other vehicles available in Honolulu, Hawaii in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 6,230
  • 1 vehicle: 25,052
  • 2 vehicles: 23,093
  • 3 vehicles: 7,741
  • 4 vehicles: 2,504
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,240
  • no vehicle: 20,941
  • 1 vehicle: 35,429
  • 2 vehicles: 14,843
  • 3 vehicles: 2,389
  • 4 vehicles: 525
  • 5+ vehicles: 341

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 3,238
  • 2000 to 2004: 5,312
  • 1990 to 1999: 12,762
  • 1980 to 1989: 16,041
  • 1970 to 1979: 48,117
  • 1960 to 1969: 36,910
  • 1950 to 1959: 23,114
  • 1940 to 1949: 10,745
  • 1939 or earlier: 9,200

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Honolulu, HI house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Honolulu, HI:

  • Less than $10,000: 51
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 25
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 49
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 115
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 109
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 100
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 151
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 348
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 211
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 165
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 160
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 128
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 114
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 445
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 662
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 1251
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 1547
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 3401
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 3729
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 7003
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 7178
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 19691
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 10770
  • $1,000,000 or more: 11168
 


Honolulu rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Honolulu:

  • Less than $100: 309 people
  • $100 to $149: 440
  • $150 to $199: 1,190
  • $200 to $249: 708
  • $250 to $299: 759
  • $300 to $349: 652
  • $350 to $399: 734
  • $400 to $449: 971
  • $450 to $499: 1,262
  • $500 to $549: 1,107
  • $550 to $599: 1,138
  • $600 to $649: 1,528
  • $650 to $699: 1,423
  • $700 to $749: 1,925
  • $750 to $799: 2,135
  • $800 to $899: 5,755
  • $900 to $999: 6,451
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 13,839
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 7,911
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 9,974
  • $2,000 or more: 9,380
  • No cash rent: 4,683
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 19,785
  • 1990 to 1994: 16,214
  • 1985 to 1989: 12,493
  • 1980 to 1984: 12,617
  • 1975 to 1979: 10,059
  • 1970 to 1974: 7,931
  • 1970 to 1974: 5,715
  • 1965 to 1969: 9,081


Honolulu, HI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 99.1%
Number of people working at home: 5,336 (3.1% of all workers)


Honolulu commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2548
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 13995
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 27455
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 33185
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 28455
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 9077
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 28367
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 2912
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 4921
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 9075
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 5541
  • 90 or more minutes: 2202
 


Honolulu mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 99,890 (58%)
  • Carpooled: 31,283 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 19,536 (11%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 24 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 66 (0%)
  • Railroad: 17 (0%)
  • Taxi: 518 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 1,537 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 2,155 (1%)
  • Walked: 11,404 (7%)
  • Other means: 1,303 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 5,336 (3%)
 


Honolulu, HI household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 13795
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 7218
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 7359
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 8553
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 8525
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 8540
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 7949
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 8101
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 6495
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 11208
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 13616
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 15188
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 9326
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 4995
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 5014
  • $200,000 or more: 4519
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 272499
 German: 10896
 English: 9031
 Irish: 7179
 Portuguese: 5391
 United States or American: 4416
 Italian: 4184
 French (except Basque): 2652
 Scottish: 1865
 Norwegian: 1848
 Swedish: 1683
 Polish: 1633
 Scotch-Irish: 1533
 European: 1228
 Russian: 961
 Dutch: 822
 British: 695
 French Canadian: 672
 Arab:: 629
 Welsh: 582
 Danish: 482
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 466
 Subsaharan African:: 430
 Hungarian: 424
 Greek: 405
 Austrian: 388
 Canadian: 345
 African: 319
 Swiss: 296
 Finnish: 259
 Ukrainian: 211
 Czech: 206
 Australian: 197
 Lebanese: 187
 Czechoslovakian: 182
 Lithuanian: 180
 Brazilian: 172
 Croatian: 162
 Jamaican: 159
 Yugoslavian: 144
 Arab/Arabic: 141
 Egyptian: 134
 Slovak: 108
 Iranian: 96
 Scandinavian: 95
 Northern European: 88
 Belgian: 87
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 85
 Haitian: 83
 West Indian: 66
 Armenian: 60
 Other Arab: 60
 Eastern European: 59
 Afghan: 58
 Bulgarian: 56
 Serbian: 55
 Israeli: 54
 Turkish: 51
 Romanian: 50
 Jordanian: 48
 Basque: 44
 Other Subsaharan African: 42
 Slovene: 40
 New Zealander: 38
 Latvian: 32
 Pennsylvania German: 30
 Barbadian: 26
 Syrian: 25
 South African: 21
 Celtic: 21
 Ethiopian: 19
 Belizean: 14
 Palestinian: 14
 British West Indian: 13
 Ugandan: 12
 Nigerian: 11
 Bermudan: 11
 Moroccan: 10
 Iraqi: 10
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 9
 Albanian: 7
 Icelander: 7
 Cypriot: 7
 Slavic: 7
 Macedonian: 6
 Luxemburger: 6
 Cape Verdean: 6
 Estonian: 5


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Philippines (30%)
  • Japan (14%)
  • Korea (12%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (11%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • Hong Kong (4%)
  • Micronesia (3%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 194923
  • Northeast: 15391
  • Midwest: 16455
  • South: 15351
  • West: 25122

60% of Honolulu residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 14% lived in Hawaii.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,919
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,075
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2,552
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2,950
  • 9th grade: 2,307
  • 10th grade: 2,178
  • 11th grade: 1,764
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4,075
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 33,115
  • Less than 1 year of college: 6,992
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 18,955
  • Associate degree: 8,399
  • Bachelor's degree: 27,447
  • Master's degree: 8,262
  • Professional school degree: 4,899
  • Doctorate degree: 2,668

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 3,354
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1,692
  • 5th and 6th grade: 4,682
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4,590
  • 9th grade: 3,028
  • 10th grade: 2,069
  • 11th grade: 1,712
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4,522
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 36,403
  • Less than 1 year of college: 6,865
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 19,350
  • Associate degree: 9,832
  • Bachelor's degree: 27,185
  • Master's degree: 9,049
  • Professional school degree: 2,520
  • Doctorate degree: 1,177

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 7.2%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 5.6%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 12.7%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 13.1%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 6.1%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 5.4%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 3.8%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 12.0%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 8.8%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 8.1%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 6.2%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 8.2%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 8.1%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $72,982
  • Black householders: $39,688
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $97,199
  • Asian householders: $58,013
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $40,865
  • Some other race householders: $58,759
  • Two or more races householders: $52,417
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $44,886
Honolulu household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Honolulu household income for Black householders
Honolulu household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Honolulu household income for Asian householders
Honolulu household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Honolulu household income for Some other race householders
Honolulu household income for Two or more races householders
Honolulu household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Honolulu marital status for males
Honolulu marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $850,907
  • Black or African American householders: $523,290
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $560,668
  • Asian householders: $707,189
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $667,008
  • Some other race householders: $721,206
  • Two or more races householders: $697,284
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $651,309

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 50,663
  • One, attached: 11,534
  • Two: 3,846
  • 3 or 4: 6,801
  • 5 to 9: 9,753
  • 10 to 19: 10,709
  • 20 to 49: 14,925
  • 50 or more: 50,089
  • Mobile homes: 178
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 161

Median worth of mobile homes: $148,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago


Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Honolulu:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Honolulu
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (51.5%)
  • No fuel used (43.5%)
  • Utility gas (3.1%)
  • Solar energy (1.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)
  • Electricity (51.1%)
  • No fuel used (40.9%)
  • Utility gas (6.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • Solar energy (0.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6,743
Here:

20.7%
Hawaii:

14.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4,550
Here:

25.8%
Hawaii:

17.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6,761
Here:

26.3%
Hawaii:

23.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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