Wheeler AFB, Hawaii Population 2024

2,219

Wheeler AFB is a city located in Honolulu County Hawaii. Wheeler AFB has a 2024 population of 2,219. Wheeler AFB is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 4.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,124 in 2020.

The average household income in Wheeler AFB is $82,588 with a poverty rate of 4.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wheeler AFB is 24.6 years, 25 years for males, and 23.3 years for females.

Wheeler AFB Demographics

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

  • White: 55.66%
  • Two or more races: 19.96%
  • Black or African American: 9.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 5.18%
  • Asian: 4.96%
  • Other race: 3.38%
  • Native American: 1.44%
State
Hawaii
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
856.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.47% (95)
The current population of Wheeler AFB, Hawaii is 2,219 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,124.

Wheeler AFB, Hawaii Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,23555.66%
Two or more races44319.96%
Black or African American2099.42%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1155.18%
Asian1104.96%
Other race753.38%
Native American321.44%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Other race

Native American

Wheeler AFB Population by Race

Wheeler AFB Population Pyramid 2024

Wheeler AFB Median Age

24.6

Total

25

Male

23.3

Female

Wheeler AFB Adults

There are 1,603 adults, (12 of whom are seniors) in Wheeler AFB.

Wheeler AFB Age Dependency

39.5

Age Dependency Ratio

0.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wheeler AFB Sex Ratio

Female95743.13%
Male1,26256.87%

Wheeler AFB Population by Age

Wheeler AFB Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8082.50.599.5
Married6212.680100
Non Family1261.263.296.8
Female553.220100
Male630100
showing: 5 rows

2.73

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

0.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wheeler AFB 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

Wheeler AFB Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wheeler AFB Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68%.

Wheeler AFB Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,875

Average Earnings

$55,638

Average Male

$31,607

Average Female

Wheeler AFB Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wheeler AFB Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wheeler AFB Language

85.49% of Wheeler AFB residents speak only English, while 14.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.67% of the population.

Wheeler AFB Language

Wheeler AFB Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,000545.4%
Islander1152723.48%
Asian9599.47%
Hispanic48561.24%
Multiple41520.48%
showing: 5 rows

4.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.28%

Male Poverty Rate

6.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wheeler AFB

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wheeler AFB is Islander, with 23.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wheeler AFB is Multiple, with 0.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.24%.

Wheeler AFB Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
High School6.13%
Some College3.12%
Bachelors or Greater0.64%
showing: 4 rows

Wheeler AFB Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.98%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Wheeler AFB Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wheeler AFB Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wheeler AFB Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

72.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.1%

Male Marriage Rate

80.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wheeler AFB Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wheeler AFB 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.

Wheeler AFB Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wheeler AFB Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

169

Number of Veterans

106

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

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Wheeler AFB Veterans by War

count

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Wheeler AFB Veterans by Age

count

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Wheeler AFB Veterans by Race

Wheeler AFB Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wheeler AFB Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

81.2%

Labor Force Participation

28.5%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wheeler AFB Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wheeler AFB Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wheeler AFB 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

10.09%

Born in Wheeler AFB

87.16%

Native Born

12.84%

Foreign Born

2.52%

Non Citizen

10.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.16% of Wheeler AFB residents were born in the United States, with 10.09% having been born in Hawaii. 2.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wheeler AFB Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,219
20232,219
20222,219-134-5.69%
20212,35322910.78%
20202,124-207-8.88%
20192,331-60-2.51%
20182,391-281-10.52%
20172,672742.85%
20162,598-114-4.2%
20152,7121716.73%
20142,5411255.17%
20132,41631414.94%
20122,102-73-3.36%
20112,17554133.11%
20101,634
showing: 15 rows

Wheeler AFB Population by Year