Honolulu County, Hawaii Population 2019

Honolulu County, Hawaii's estimated population is 986,429 with a growth rate of -0.63% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Honolulu County, Hawaii is the largest county in Hawaii.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018980,080-6,349-0.64%
2017986,429-6,263-0.63%
2016992,6921,3530.14%
2015991,3393,6900.37%
2014987,6491,4270.14%
2013986,2228,1490.83%
2012978,07310,7861.12%
2011967,28710,9911.15%
2010956,296120,06514.36%
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
Asian424,558
Two or More Races229,359
White209,222
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander92,743
Black or African American23,248
Some Other Race9,539
American Indian and Alaska Native1,391

Honolulu County, Hawaii Population Pyramid 2019

Honolulu County, Hawaii Median Age

37.6


Total

35.7


Male

39.5


Female

Honolulu County, Hawaii Adults

There are 777,850 adults, (162,580 of whom are seniors) in Honolulu County, Hawaii.

Honolulu County, Hawaii Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Honolulu County, Hawaii Sex Ratio

Female

491,067

49.60%

Male

498,993

50.40%

Honolulu County, Hawaii Households and Families

Honolulu County, Hawaii Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Honolulu County, Hawaii Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63%37%
All55.6%44.4%
Male54.4%45.6%
Female52.2%47.8%
Non Family44%56%

55.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All311,4513.0655.6
Married164,7973.7263
Non Family91,5921.3244
Female38,263452.2
Male16,7993.9354.4

3.63

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Honolulu County, Hawaii Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade27,9194.11%
9th to 12th Grade30,6374.51%
High School Graduate177,94526.17%
Some College141,19020.77%
Associates Degree71,07110.45%
Bachelors Degree152,16422.38%
Graduate Degree79,00611.62%

Honolulu County, Hawaii Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Asian335,441296,039117,100
White134,320130,60166,204
Multiple Races118,683111,81429,806
Islander56,47849,7518,375
Hispanic46,71043,04710,686
Black14,39313,8853,921
Other Race6,2135,6431,688
Native American1,050922255

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 49.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,560$48,152$35,947
Less Than High School$24,030$26,085$21,609
High School Grad$32,068$36,965$27,348
Some College$39,643$46,122$32,581
Bachelors Degree$51,214$60,354$44,246
Graduate Degree$69,094$83,739$58,298

$41,560

Average Earnings

$48,152

Average Male

$35,947

Average Female

Honolulu County, Hawaii Language

Honolulu County, Hawaii Language by Age

Honolulu County, Hawaii Language

71.99% of Honolulu County, Hawaii residents speak only English, while 28.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian, which is spoken by 24.60% of the population.

Honolulu County, Hawaii Poverty

Honolulu County, Hawaii Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian417,53027,3026.54%
Multiple223,72321,6989.70%
Islander90,27620,22722.41%
White173,73912,4497.17%
Hispanic90,88210,64411.71%
Black20,4971,7538.55%
Other8,53790510.60%
Native1,26030524.21%

9.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.00%

Male Poverty Rate

10.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Honolulu County, Hawaii

The race most likely to be in poverty in Honolulu County, Hawaii is Native, with 24.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Honolulu County, Hawaii is Asian, with 6.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.55%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.07%
High School10.90%
Some College6.95%
Bachelors or Greater3.74%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed21.40%
Female Unemployed20.85%
Female Employed5.12%
Male Employed3.47%

Honolulu County, Hawaii Income

Honolulu County, Hawaii Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$80,078$101,194
Families$93,367$113,499
Married Families$103,580$124,239
Non Families$47,057$62,858

Honolulu County, Hawaii Marital Status

Honolulu County, Hawaii Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Honolulu County, Hawaii Marital Status by Race

Honolulu County, Hawaii Veterans

78,413

Number of Veterans

69,324

Male Veterans

9,089

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War27,422
Vietnam23,309
First Gulf War18,904
Korea6,133
World War II3,754
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5419,120
75+16,446
65 to 7416,121
18 to 3414,447
55 to 6412,279

Honolulu County, Hawaii Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White28,69219.51%
Asian27,0027.46%
2 or More11,1707.87%
Hispanic5,97211.18%
Black5,37740.72%
Hawaiian4,7707.20%
Other1,19318.04%
Indian20919.81%

Honolulu County, Hawaii Veterans by Education

5.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Honolulu County, Hawaii Employment Status

66.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Honolulu County, Hawaii

  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