Honolulu County, Hawaii Population 2018

Honolulu County, Hawaii's estimated population is 988,650 with a growth rate of 0.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Honolulu County, Hawaii is the 1st largest county in Hawaii.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017988,6501,6510.17%
2016986,999-5,762-0.58%
2016992,761-955-0.10%
2015993,7164,2780.43%
2014989,4383,7040.38%
2013985,7349,4350.97%
2012976,2999,7851.01%
2011966,51410,3211.08%
2010956,193119,96214.35%
1990836,23173,6669.66%
1980762,565133,38921.20%
1970629,176128,76725.73%
1960500,409147,38941.75%
1950353,02095,32436.99%
1940257,69654,80927.01%
1930202,88779,39164.29%
1920123,49641,50350.62%
191081,99323,48940.15%
190058,5040.00%

Honolulu County, Hawaii Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Asian423,405
Two or More Races228,598
White208,830
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander92,920
Black or African American23,334
Some Other Race8,448
American Indian and Alaska Native1,464

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Honolulu County, Hawaii Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Honolulu County, Hawaii Median Age

37.4


Total

35.6


Male

39.3


Female

Honolulu County, Hawaii Adults

There are 773,807 adults, (156,933 of which are seniors) in Honolulu County, Hawaii.

Honolulu County, Hawaii Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Honolulu County, Hawaii Sex Ratio

Female

489,980

49.64%

Male

497,019

50.36%

Honolulu County, Hawaii Households and Families

Honolulu County, Hawaii Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Honolulu County, Hawaii Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.1%37.9%
Male56.4%43.6%
All55%45%
Female51.9%48.1%
Non Family43.2%56.8%

55.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Honolulu County, Hawaii Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All309,5483.0755
Married163,9103.7362.1
Non Family91,2041.3343.2
Female37,943451.9
Male16,4913.9556.4

3.64

Average Family Size

3.07

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Honolulu County, Hawaii Households

Honolulu County, Hawaii Education

Honolulu County, Hawaii Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade28,5254.23%
9th to 12th Grade31,7594.71%
High School Graduate176,30426.16%
Some College142,59921.16%
Associates Degree69,95110.38%
Bachelors Degree147,83921.94%
Graduate Degree76,90511.41%

Honolulu County, Hawaii Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Asian332,350292,241113,939
White135,040131,33065,365
Multiple Races117,220109,46428,569
Islander55,75648,9627,883
Hispanic45,12141,21010,178
Black14,17113,6983,802
Other Race5,5745,0321,471
Native American1,112984195

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 48.40%.

Honolulu County, Hawaii Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,705$46,535$35,279
Less Than High School$23,391$25,370$20,658
High School Grad$31,726$36,470$27,053
Some College$38,313$44,923$31,919
Bachelors Degree$50,324$57,792$42,951
Graduate Degree$65,675$81,171$55,746

$40,705

Average Earnings

$46,535

Average Male

$35,279

Average Female

Honolulu County, Hawaii Language

Honolulu County, Hawaii Language by Age

Honolulu County, Hawaii Language

72.14% of Honolulu County, Hawaii residents speak only English, while 27.86% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 24.53% of the population.

Honolulu County, Hawaii Poverty

Honolulu County, Hawaii Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian416,43028,5366.85%
Multiple223,10622,44210.06%
Islander90,52820,76422.94%
White174,98613,3967.66%
Hispanic88,51010,97912.40%
Black20,5092,0069.78%
Other7,54796412.77%
Native1,34823017.06%

9.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.42%

Male Poverty Rate

10.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Honolulu County, Hawaii

The race most likely to be in poverty in Honolulu County, Hawaii is Islander, with 22.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Honolulu County, Hawaii is Asian, with 6.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.83%.

Honolulu County, Hawaii Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.31%
High School10.85%
Some College7.11%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%

Honolulu County, Hawaii Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.09%
Male Unemployed21.98%
Female Employed5.23%
Male Employed3.67%

Honolulu County, Hawaii Income

Honolulu County, Hawaii Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$77,161$96,742
Families$89,875$108,426
Married Families$99,882$118,609
Non Families$46,192$60,589

Honolulu County, Hawaii Marital Status

Honolulu County, Hawaii Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Honolulu County, Hawaii Married by Age and Sex

Honolulu County, Hawaii Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Honolulu County, Hawaii Marital Status by Race

Honolulu County, Hawaii Veterans

Honolulu County, Hawaii Veterans by War

79,534

Number of Veterans

70,628

Male Veterans

8,906

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War27,030
Vietnam23,464
First Gulf War19,149
Korea6,395
World War II4,329

Honolulu County, Hawaii Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5419,587
75+16,154
65 to 7415,572
18 to 3414,922
55 to 6413,299

Honolulu County, Hawaii Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White29,05919.56%
Asian27,5457.66%
2 or More11,4608.10%
Hispanic5,87011.23%
Black5,43241.86%
Hawaiian4,8417.35%
Other99516.77%
Indian20218.30%

Honolulu County, Hawaii Veterans by Education

4.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Honolulu County, Hawaii Employment Status

Honolulu County, Hawaii Employment by Age

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Honolulu County, Hawaii Employment by Race

Honolulu County, Hawaii Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Honolulu County, Hawaii

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Honolulu337719351792140734.17%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990