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Honolulu, Hawaii (HI) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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10.0% of Honolulu, HI residents had an income below the poverty level in 2017, which was 4.2% greater than the poverty level of 9.5% across the entire state of Hawaii. Taking into account residents not living in families, 21.7% of high school graduates and 41.7% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 14.7% among disabled males and 16.3% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 84.5%. For comparison, it was 48.8% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Honolulu, HI

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
Honolulu:

10.0%
Whole state:

9.5%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
Honolulu:

5.0%
Whole state:

4.8%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Honolulu:

14.7%
Hawaii:

13.3%
Disability rate in this place among poor males (it is 20.1% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Honolulu:

27.4%
Hawaii:

25.7%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Honolulu:

16.3%
Hawaii:

15.3%
Disability rate in this place among poor females (it is 18.5% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Honolulu:

26.2%
Hawaii:

24.3%

Renting rate in this place among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

84.5%
Residents above poverty level:

48.8%

Poverty by age in Honolulu, HI

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Honolulu
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Honolulu,HI (percentage below poverty level)
  • 12.6%Under 5 years
  • 14.6%5 years
  • 8.4%6 to 11 years
  • 9.7%12 to 14 years
  • 11.1%15 years
  • 18.3%16 and 17 years
  • 13.1%18 to 24 years
  • 6.6%25 to 34 years
  • 3.5%35 to 44 years
  • 8.1%45 to 54 years
  • 8.5%55 to 64 years
  • 10.2%65 to 74 years
  • 9.5%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Honolulu
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Honolulu,HI (percentage below poverty level)
  • 14.0%Under 5 years
  • 12.4%5 years
  • 10.8%6 to 11 years
  • 16.0%12 to 14 years
  • 11.3%15 years
  • 10.3%16 and 17 years
  • 21.5%18 to 24 years
  • 12.1%25 to 34 years
  • 9.9%35 to 44 years
  • 9.4%45 to 54 years
  • 11.3%55 to 64 years
  • 9.0%65 to 74 years
  • 11.4%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Honolulu, HI
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Honolulu,HI (% below half of poverty level)
  • 6.7%Under 5 years
  • 6.6%5 years
  • 7.0%6 to 11 years
  • 5.3%12 to 14 years
  • 8.0%15 years
  • 7.4%16 and 17 years
  • 14.4%18 to 24 years
  • 7.3%25 to 34 years
  • 5.1%35 to 44 years
  • 4.5%45 to 54 years
  • 3.8%55 to 64 years
  • 3.6%65 to 74 years
  • 2.9%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Honolulu, HI

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Honolulu, HI
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Honolulu, HI (%)
  • 9.2%White
  • 8.6%Black
  • 17.6%American Indian
  • 7.9%Asian
  • 25.7%Native Hawaiian
  • 13.4%Other race
  • 9.3%2+ races
  • 12.3%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Honolulu, HI
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Honolulu, HI (absolute numbers)
  • 6,291White
  • 558Black
  • 127American Indian
  • 16,938Asian
  • 8,097Native Hawaiian
  • 470Other race
  • 6,2552+ races
  • 3,245Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 8.8%Below poverty level
  • 91.2%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 12.9%Below poverty level
  • 87.1%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Honolulu, HI

Children below poverty level:
Honolulu, Hawaii:

11.4%
State:

11.0%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Honolulu:

21.7%
Hawaii:

21.2%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Honolulu:

41.7%
Hawaii:

41.5%
Poor families by family type
  • 46.2%Married-couple family
  • 6.1%Male, no wife present
  • 47.7%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Honolulu not in families by work experience
  • 2.5%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 30.7%Worked part-time
  • 66.8%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 1.1%Both worked full-time
  • 3.7%One full-time, other part-time
  • 12.4%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 10.0%Both worked part-time
  • 26.7%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 46.0%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 1.4%1999 to 2000
  • 3.1%1995 to 1998
  • 3.0%1990 to 1994
  • 10.8%1980 to 1989
  • 31.0%1970 to 1979
  • 22.5%1960 to 1969
  • 12.7%1950 to 1959
  • 7.1%1940 to 1949
  • 8.3%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 0.8%1999 to 2000
  • 4.3%1995 to 1998
  • 4.4%1990 to 1994
  • 10.7%1980 to 1989
  • 25.5%1970 to 1979
  • 23.3%1960 to 1969
  • 16.2%1950 to 1959
  • 7.4%1940 to 1949
  • 7.5%1939 or earlier
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