Kahului, HI

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2022 Population
27,233
2.52% 1-year decline
US Senator
Brian Schatz
Democratic Party
US Senator
Mazie Hirono
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.6
4.41% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.72%
3.71% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$94,712
15.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$765,300
23.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
13,334
5.96% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Kahului, HI had a population of 27.2k people with a median age of 42.6 and a median household income of $94,712. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Kahului, HI declined from 27,938 to 27,233, a −2.52% decrease and its median household income grew from $82,219 to $94,712, a 15.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kahului, HI are Asian (Non-Hispanic) (52.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (16.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (10.1%), Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (9.69%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (3.65%).

None of the households in Kahului, 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.

84.5% of the residents in Kahului, HI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kahului, HI are University of Hawaii Maui College (442 degrees awarded in 2022) and IBS School of Cosmetology and Massage (53 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Kahului, HI was $765,300, and the homeownership rate was 62.6%.

Most people in Kahului, HI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Kahului, HI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Kahului, HI is home to a population of 27.2k people, from which 84.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 30.1% of Kahului, HI residents were born outside of the country (8.21k people).

In 2022, there were 3.15 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.4k people) in Kahului, HI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.56k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.76k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

84.5%
2022 Citizenship
83.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 84.5% of Kahului, HI residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Kahului, HI was 83.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kahului, HI
  1. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    14.4k ± 1.36k
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.56k ± 958
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.76k ± 543
9.14%
Hispanic Population
2.49k people

In 2022, there were 3.15 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (14.4k people) in Kahului, HI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.56k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.76k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.14% of the people in Kahului, HI are hispanic (2.49k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    116,410 ± 8,033 people
  2. Japan
    22,739 ± 3,673 people
  3. China
    21,015 ± 3,533 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Hawaii was Philippines, the natal country of 116,410 Hawaii residents, followed by Japan with 22,739 and China with 21,015.

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Foreign-Born Population

30.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
8.21k people
33.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
9.38k people

As of 2022, 30.1% of Kahului, HI residents (8.21k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kahului, HI was 33.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    414 ± 145
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    142 ± 91
  3. Korea
    117 ± 96

Kahului, HI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.92 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Kahului, HI employs 13.3k people. The largest industries in Kahului, HI are Accommodation & Food Services (2,981 people), Retail Trade (2,011 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,674 people), and the highest paying industries are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($88,701), Utilities ($69,817), and Public Administration ($65,682).

Males in Hawaii have an average income that is 1.21 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,644. The income inequality in Hawaii (measured using the Gini index) is 0.434, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

13.3k
2022 Value
± 987
−5.96%
1 Year decline
± 11.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kahului, HI declined at a rate of −5.96%, from 14.2k employees to 13.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kahului, HI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,761 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1,715 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,102 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kahului, HI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

13.3k
2022 Value
± 987
−5.96%
1 Year decline
± 11.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kahului, HI declined at a rate of −5.96%, from 14.2k employees to 13.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kahului, HI, are Accommodation & Food Services (2,981 people), Retail Trade (2,011 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,674 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kahului, HI, though some of these residents may live in Kahului, 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

$46,770
Median earning men ± $2,081
$37,744
Median earning women ± $3,535

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($64,167), Construction ($63,317), and Manufacturing ($60,811).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($73,235), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,083), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($45,943).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.99%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 634k people employed in Hawaii. This represents a 3.99% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 22.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Hawaii.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hawaii went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.955%).

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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Hawaii over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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Education

In 2022, universities in Kahului, HI awarded 495 degrees. The student population of Kahului, HI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 840 male students and 1,695 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kahului, HI are Asian (156 and 32.1%), followed by Two or More Races (141 and 29%), White (92 and 18.9%), and Hispanic or Latino (57 and 11.7%).

The largest universities in Kahului, HI by number of degrees awarded are University of Hawaii Maui College (442 and 89.3%) and IBS School of Cosmetology and Massage (53 and 10.7%).

The most popular majors in Kahului, HI are Liberal Arts & Sciences (184 and 37.2%), Registered Nursing (37 and 7.47%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (30 and 6.06%).

The median tuition cost in Kahului, HI for a public four year colleges is $3,144 for in-state students and $8,280 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,535 students enrolled in Kahului, HI, 33.1% men and 66.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Asian with 752 records, of which 63.7% were women and 36.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 184 degrees awarded
  2. 37 degrees awarded
  3. 17 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Kahului, HI was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 184 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Kahului, HI according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 442 degrees awarded
  2. 53 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Hawaii Maui College with 442 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 123 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kahului, HI, which is 0.331 times less than the 372 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Asian students. These 156 degrees mean that there were 1.11 times more degrees awarded to Asian students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 141 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($3,144) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($140) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,350) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.828% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.916% 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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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (325k), Some college (249k), and Bachelors Degree (237k).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kahului, HI was $765,300 in 2022, which is 2.71 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $621,600 to $765,300, a 23.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Kahului, HI is 62.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Kahului, HI have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kahului, HI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$765,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$32,761
$5,044
Median Property Taxes
±$641

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kahului, HI the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Kahului, HI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

62.6%
Homeownership
2022
75.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62.6% of the housing units in Kahului, HI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.4%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Kahului, HI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 311.02
  2. Census Tract 319

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

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Household Income

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$94,712
Median Household Income
± $13,498
8.05k
Number of Households
± 733

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.05k households in Kahului, HI grew to $94,712 from the previous year's value of $82,219.

The following chart displays the households in Kahului, 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 Kahului, HI is from Hawaii.
0.434
2022 Wage GINI in Hawaii
0.431
2021 Wage GINI in Hawaii

In 2022, the income inequality in Hawaii was 0.434 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.662% growth from 2021 to 2022, 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (70.6%)
  2. Carpooled (18%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.78%)

In 2022, 70.6% of workers in Kahului, HI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (18%) and those who worked at home (3.78%).

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

22.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kahului, HI have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.58% of the workforce in Kahului, HI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Kahului, HI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kahului, HI have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.72% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kahului, HI (2.27k out of 26k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

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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Health

94.9% of the population of Kahului, HI has health coverage, with 57.1% on employee plans, 12.8% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 0.701% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Maui County, HI see 1231 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.03% increase from the previous year (1161 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1513 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 494 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,231 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Maui County, HI

Primary care physicians in Maui County, HI see an average of 1,231 patients per year. This represents a 6.03% increase from the previous year (1,161 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Maui County, HI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.4% under 18 years, 15.5% between 18 and 34 years, 41.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.3% were men and 52.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.14%
Uninsured
57.1%
Employer Coverage
12.8%
Medicaid
11.8%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
0.701%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kahului, HI declined by 13.4% from 5.94% to 5.14%.

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

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