Honolulu County HI Information


Honolulu County Subdivisions

Honolulu County HI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 985,666
Population in Households 950,130
Population in Familes 783,033
Population in Group Qrtrs 35,536
Population Density1 1,641
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 322,193
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 224,682
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 348,231 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 176,948 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 145,245 (41.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 26,038 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $600,936
Average Home Value $645,371


Median Household Income $74,898
Average Household Income $92,331
Per Capita Income $30,808
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.76%
Households 0.67% 0.78%
Families 0.59% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Honolulu County HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Honolulu County to the other 5 counties and county equivalents in Hawaii by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 1 100th
Diversity Index2 # 4 40th
Median Household Income # 1 100th
Per Capita Income # 3 60th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Hawaii Census Data Comparison Tool.