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U.S. Census In Hawaii

Hawaii Home Values Have Doubled Since 2000

Hawaii Home Values Have Doubled Since 2000

Maui and Kauai now more expensive than Honolulu, while Big Island has highest rate of home ownership.
Census Snapshot: Waipahu’s Idle Teens

Census Snapshot: Waipahu’s Idle Teens

American Community Survey indicates the Leeward community has the highest rate of idle teens and lowest rate of adults with high school diplomas on Oahu.

Hawaii’s an Early Place, and It’s Getting Earlier

With carpooling and mass transit use down, island workers are leaving for their jobs earlier to avoid traffic and shorten their commutes.
Census Snapshot: Ewa Villages Leads Way on Raising Educational Level

Census Snapshot: Ewa Villages Leads Way on Raising Educational Level

American Community Survey indicates the Leeward community saw largest increase in percentage of adults with high school diplomas over the past decade.
Paia Has Most Teens Who Are Unemployed and Not in School

Paia Has Most Teens Who Are Unemployed and Not in School

The number of 16- to 19-year-olds who are unemployed and not in school in Hawaii is down since 2000, but not everywhere. Three-fourths of youth in the Maui wind-surfing haven are neither working nor learning.
What Brain Drain?

What Brain Drain?

A higher proportion of Hawaii residents have high school and college degrees than the general U.S. population.
Census Snapshot: Waimanalo a Town on the Decline

Census Snapshot: Waimanalo a Town on the Decline

American Community Survey indicates the Windward community is struggling with one of Hawaii's worst economic dips.
Local Pride? Most Hawaii Towns Saw Decline in Hawaii-Born Residents File Photo

Local Pride? Most Hawaii Towns Saw Decline in Hawaii-Born Residents

American Community Survey shows smaller percentage of residents born in island communities than 10 years ago.
Census Snapshot: Hauula a Town on the Rise

Census Snapshot: Hauula a Town on the Rise

American Community Survey indicates North Shore community has one of Hawaii's most dramatically improved local economies.
Separated By a River, Princeville and Hanalei Tell Two Stories

Separated By a River, Princeville and Hanalei Tell Two Stories

Income and poverty data show wealth has shifted between adjacent towns on Kauai's North Shore since 2000.
Hawaii Outpaced U.S. In Income Growth, Poverty Decline Since 2000

Hawaii Outpaced U.S. In Income Growth, Poverty Decline Since 2000

American Community Survey shows the islands escaped the worst damage from the economic recession.
Aching for Development, Laie Has Hawaii’s Highest Household Size

Aching for Development, Laie Has Hawaii’s Highest Household Size

Complaints about rented-out garages and overstuffed homes are supported by new data from U.S. Census Bureau.
U.S. Census In Hawaii