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Hawaii State Profile

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Population

  • With 1,275,194 residents in 2005, Hawaii is the 42nd most populated state in the U.S.
  • The total population of Hawaii grew 5.3 percent from 2000 to 2005 – a growth rate the same as the U.S.
  • The population in Hawaii is very diverse. The distribution of the population by race/ethnicity has not changed much since 2000 (see below)

Distribution (%) of Total Population by Race/Ethnicity from 2000 to 2005
Race/Ethnicity 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
White 23.1% 23.1% 23.1% 23.2% 23.4% 23.5%
Hispanic, Latino 7.3% 7.5% 7.7% 7.8% 7.9% 8.0%
African-American 1.7% 1.9% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0% 2.1%
Native American, AK Native 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3%
Asian, Pacific Islander 50.3% 50.1% 49.8% 49.5% 49.3% 49.0%
Two or More Races 17.3% 17.3% 17.2% 17.2% 17.2% 17.2%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates

  • The largest city in Hawaii is Honolulu with 905,266 residents in 2005 – the 53rd largest metropolitan area in the U.S. Honolulu is also the capital city of Hawaii.

Hawaii - Income and Poverty

  • In 2004, Hawaii had the 19th highest personal income per capita among the 50 states ($32,625 per resident).
  • Hawaii’s personal income relative to the U.S. rose dramatically during the 1960s and has fallen below the U.S. average in the past decade (see below).

Personal Income per Capita in Hawaii as a Percent of the U.S. Average from 1960 to 2004
Hawaii per capita income map
Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

  • Among the 50 states, Hawaii has the 7th lowest percentage of its total population living in poverty (9.8%) and the 8th lowest percentage of children under 18 living in poverty (12.7%) – 2005 American Community Survey.

Hawaii - Educational Attainment

  • In 2005, Hawaii ranked 11th among the 50 states in the percentage of its adults aged 25 to 64 with at least high school diploma (92.0%).
  • Hawaii ranked 16th in the percentage of adults aged 25 to 64 with a bachelor’s degree or higher (30.3%) and 23rd in the percentage with a graduate or professional degree (9.6%).
  • Relative to the U.S. average, Hawaii has larger percentages of adults who have completed high school, some college, associate degrees, and bachelor’s degrees (see below).

Educational Attainment of 25 to 64 Year Olds in 2005 – Hawaii and the U.S. Average
Hawaii education attainment
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2005 American Community Survey

Hawaii - Workforce and Economy

  • In 2005, Hawaii had the lowest unemployment rate of all states – 2.8 percent compared to the U.S. average of 5.1 percent. (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)
  • Relative to the U.S. average, Hawaii has larger percentages of its workforce employed in service, sales and office occupations, and smaller percentages employed in all other occupational categories (see below).

Distribution (%) of Employment by Occupation in 2005
Distribution (%) of Employment by Occupation in 2005
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2005 American Community Survey

  • By industry in Hawaii – relative to the U.S. average – there are larger percentages of employment in public administration, arts and entertainment (recreation), finance and real estate, transportation, retail trade, and construction industries (see below).

Distribution (%) of Employment by Industry in 2005
Distribution (%) of Employment by Industry in 2005
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2005 American Community Survey

  • Hawaii ranked 35th among the states on the Progressive Policy Institute’s 2002 State New Economy Index – an index that measures the degree to which states are structured according to the new “knowledge-based” economy. (Located at: http://www.neweconomyindex.org/states/index.html)

Hawaii - Health and Well-Being

  • 9.6 percent of Hawaii residents do not have health insurance – the 3rd lowest percentage in the U.S. (2005 Current Population Survey)
  • 20.9 percent of Hawaii residents are overweight enough to be labeled obese – lower than the national average of 23.1 percent (Centers for Disease Control)
  • In Hawaii, 167 per 100,000 residents died of cancer during the years 2000 to 2002 (the 2nd lowest rate in the U.S.) – well below the U.S. average of 204 per 100,000 residents (Centers for Disease Control).
  • 251 of 100,000 Hawaii residents died of cardiovascular complications from 2000 to 2002 – the 2nd lowest rate in the U.S. and well below the national rate of 333 (Centers for Disease Control).
  • On the 2005 America’s Health Rankings (United Health Foundation), Hawaii ranked 5th among the states in overall health. The state rankings and measures can be accessed at http://www.unitedhealthfoundation.org/ahr2005.html.

Hawaii - Crime and Corrections

  • In 2004, Hawaii had the 12th lowest rate of violent crime among the 50 states (254 incidences per 100,000 residents). The U.S. rate was 466 incidences per 100,000 residents. (FBI, Uniform Crime Reports)
  • In the same year, however, there were 4,793 incidences of property crime per 100,000 residents in Hawaii – the 3rd highest rate among states and well above the U.S. rate of 3,517.
  • Hawaii had the 18th highest incarceration rate per capita in 2004 – with 472 prisoners under federal and state jurisdiction per 100,000 residents. The rate of incarceration in Hawaii has remained slightly below the U.S. average since 1980 (see below).

Number of Prisoners (Federal and State) Per 100,000 Residents – Hawaii and the U.S. Average
Number of Prisoners (Federal and State) Per 100,000 Residents – Hawaii and the U.S. Average
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau

Hawaii Counties

State averages often mask vast disparities within states. For example, the personal income per capita in Hawaii ranges from $20,825 in Kalawao County to $34,911 in Honolulu County. In the same counties, the percentages of adults with a bachelor’s degree or higher ranges from 20.3 to 30.7 percent.

Therefore, it is important to display regional and county differences. Many of these data are available to MyOnlineMaps.com subscribers at the state and county levels – and can be used to generate state and county maps or to download for research purposes. Furthermore, the “Resources” section of MyonlineMaps.com contains links to these and other valuable data sources.

Hawaii Counties

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