Pearl City, Hawaii Population 2021

45,605
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Pearl City is a city located in Honolulu County Hawaii. Pearl City has a 2020 population of 45,605. Pearl City is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -4.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 47,698 in 2010. Pearl City reached it's highest population of 47,724 in 2013.

The average household income in Pearl City is $118,048 with a poverty rate of 3.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,908 per month, and the median house value is $667,000. The median age in Pearl City is 41.7 years, 39.4 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Pearl City Demographics

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

  • Asian: 51.98%
  • Two or more races: 26.20%
  • White: 13.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 5.06%
  • Black or African American: 1.98%
  • Other race: 1.41%
  • Native American: 0.14%
The current population of Pearl City, Hawaii is 45,605 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 46,129.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 47,698.

Pearl City, Hawaii Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Asian23,70751.98%
Two or More Races11,94926.20%
White6,03613.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,3075.06%
Black or African American9011.98%
Some Other Race6431.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native620.14%
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Pearl City Population by Race

Pearl City Population Pyramid $2021

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Pearl City Median Age

41.7


Total

39.4


Male

44.5


Female

Pearl City Adults

There are 36,929 adults, (11,046 of whom are seniors) in Pearl City.

Pearl City Age Dependency

76.2

Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Pearl City Sex Ratio

Female

22,715

49.81%

Male

22,890

50.19%

Pearl City Population by Age

Pearl City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pearl City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.6%22.4%
Male72.7%27.3%
All70%30%
Female65.2%34.8%
Non Family53.2%46.8%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pearl City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,9893.1470
Married8,0423.6777.6
Non Family3,2931.2153.2
Female1,8104.0365.2
Male8443.7272.7

3.62

Average Family Size

3.14

Average Household Size

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Pearl City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7882.42%
9th to 12th Grade1,0003.07%
High School Graduate9,05927.77%
Some College6,91221.19%
Associates Degree4,14612.71%
Bachelors Degree7,22622.15%
Graduate Degree3,48610.69%
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Pearl City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pearl City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian19,83418,5707,645
2+ Races6,5716,3831,387
White3,5093,3631,219
Hispanic2,0701,996403
Islander1,4031,265226
Black502467150
Other Race34533243
Native American4444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.54%.

Pearl City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,318$53,951$42,067
Less Than 9th Grade$36,458$40,192$
High School Graduate$37,448$44,675$29,690
Some College$44,310$52,202$39,055
Bachelors Degree$55,205$63,483$49,919
Graduate Degree$70,971$80,200$64,886

$48,318

Average Earnings

$53,951

Average Male

$42,067

Average Female

Pearl City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pearl City Language by Age

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Pearl City Language

80.59% of Pearl City residents speak only English, while 19.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 17.01% of the population.

Pearl City Language

Pearl City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian23,5026992.97%
Multiple11,8664663.93%
White4,5562635.77%
Islander2,2961827.93%
Hispanic4,0471353.34%
Other561539.45%
Black593345.73%
Native6269.68%

3.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.86%

Male Poverty Rate

3.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pearl City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pearl City is Native, with 9.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pearl City is Asian, with 2.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.79%.

Pearl City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.08%
High School5.66%
Some College2.55%
Bachelors or Greater1.46%

Pearl City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed9.06%
Female Unemployed7.31%
Female Employed1.78%
Male Employed0.96%

Pearl City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pearl City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$100,057$118,048
Families$113,076$131,723
Married Families$119,800-
Non Families$50,424$61,095
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Income by Household Type

Pearl City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Pearl City Married by Age and Sex

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Pearl City 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 55-64.

Pearl City Marital Status by Race

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Pearl City Marital Status

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4,395

Number of Veterans

4,186

Male Veterans

209

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,628
Second Gulf War1,067
First Gulf War735
Korea314
World War II139

Pearl City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,385
65 to 741,268
35 to 54766
18 to 34500
55 to 64476

Pearl City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Asian2,36011.35%
White96426.84%
2+ Races6919.14%
Hispanic30213.39%
Black21054.12%
Islander1136.59%
Other Race5718.33%

Pearl City Veterans by Race

Pearl City Veterans by Education

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2.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pearl City Veterans by Education

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Pearl City Employment by Age

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Pearl City Employment by Race

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Pearl City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.16%

Born in Pearl City

87.80%

Native Born

12.20%

Foreign Born

4.04%

Non Citizen

8.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.80% of Pearl City residents were born in the United States, with 67.16% having been born in Hawaii. 4.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pearl City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202145,6050.00%
202045,6050.00%
201945,605-524-1.14%
201846,129-130-0.28%
201746,259-982-2.08%
201647,2412200.47%
201547,021-256-0.54%
201447,277-447-0.94%
201347,7246491.38%
201247,0753010.64%
201146,774-924-1.94%
201047,69816,7224.41%
200030,976-17-0.01%
199030,993-11,582-3.13%
198042,57523,0238.09%
197019,55216,88410.47%
19502,6680.00%

Pearl City Population by Year