Pahoa, Hawaii Population 2024

1,372

Pahoa is a city located in Hawaii County Hawaii. Pahoa has a 2024 population of 1,372. Pahoa is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 11.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,234 in 2020.

The average household income in Pahoa is $72,664 with a poverty rate of 21.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pahoa is 47.4 years, 56.2 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.

Pahoa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pahoa was:

  • Asian: 45.19%
  • Two or more races: 21.79%
  • White: 19.83%
  • Other race: 7%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 6.2%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
State
Hawaii
Land Area (mi²)
2.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
626.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
11.18% (138)
The current population of Pahoa, Hawaii is 1,372 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,234.

Pahoa, Hawaii Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Asian62045.19%
Two or more races29921.79%
White27219.83%
Other race967%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander856.2%
Black or African American
Native American
showing: 7 rows

Asian

Two or more races

White

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

Pahoa Population by Race

Pahoa Population Pyramid 2024

Pahoa Median Age

47.4

Total

56.2

Male

38.6

Female

Pahoa Adults

There are 1,119 adults, (348 of whom are seniors) in Pahoa.

Pahoa Age Dependency

78

Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pahoa Sex Ratio

Female67949.49%
Male69350.51%

Pahoa Population by Age

Pahoa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4243.28416
Married1982.851000
Male1163.2579.320.7
Female595.5149.250.8
Non Family511.7672.527.5
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2.98

Average Family Size

3.2

Average Household Size

84.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pahoa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pahoa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pahoa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.88%.

Pahoa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$22,486

Average Earnings

$36,667

Average Male

$22,202

Average Female

Pahoa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pahoa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pahoa Language

51.19% of Pahoa residents speak only English, while 48.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 34.49% of the population.

Pahoa Language

Pahoa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Multiple29915250.84%
Hispanic23411348.29%
Asian6208413.55%
Islander782835.9%
White2452610.61%
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21.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.92%

Male Poverty Rate

26.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pahoa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pahoa is Multiple, with 50.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pahoa is White, with 10.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.14%.

Pahoa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.88%
Some College23.55%
Bachelors or Greater19.6%
High School10.44%
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Pahoa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed31.43%
Male Employed13.73%
Female Employed1.28%
Female Unemployed
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Pahoa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pahoa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pahoa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Pahoa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pahoa 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.

Pahoa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pahoa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

22

Number of Veterans

22

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Pahoa Veterans by War

count

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Pahoa Veterans by Age

count

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Pahoa Veterans by Race

Pahoa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pahoa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Pahoa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pahoa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pahoa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

47.52%

Born in Pahoa

72.01%

Native Born

27.99%

Foreign Born

5.69%

Non Citizen

22.3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.01% of Pahoa residents were born in the United States, with 47.52% having been born in Hawaii. 5.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pahoa Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,372
20231,372
20221,372362.69%
20211,3361028.27%
20201,23442953.29%
2019805-91-10.16%
201889612416.06%
2017772415.61%
2016731-95-11.5%
2015826-36-4.18%
2014862-17-1.93%
2013879141.62%
2012865-118-12%
2011983384.02%
2010945
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Pahoa Population by Year