Honolulu County, Hawaii Population 2021

Honolulu County, Hawaii's estimated population is 963,973 with a growth rate of -0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Honolulu County, Hawaii is the null largest county in Hawaii. The 2010 Population was 956,285 and has seen a growth of 0.80% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021963,973-5,295-0.55%
2020969,268-5,295-0.54%
2019974,563-5,295-0.54%
2018979,858-6,495-0.66%
2017986,353-5,915-0.60%
2016992,2681,2040.12%
2015991,0643,6500.37%
2014987,4141,3550.14%
2013986,0598,0650.82%
2012977,99410,6581.10%
2011967,33611,0511.16%
2010956,285120,05414.36%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.55%
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State
County Seat
2010 Population
956,285
Growth Since 2010
0.80%
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Honolulu County, Hawaii Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Asian420,09342.66%
Two or More Races228,69523.22%
White206,21820.94%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander93,9809.54%
Black or African American23,6032.40%
Some Other Race10,3321.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,9000.19%
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Honolulu County, Hawaii Population By Race

Honolulu County, Hawaii Population Pyramid 2021

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Honolulu County, Hawaii Median Age

37.9


Total

36.2


Male

39.7


Female

Honolulu County, Hawaii Adults

There are 775,598 adults, (170,369 of whom are seniors) in Honolulu County, Hawaii.

Honolulu County, Hawaii Age Dependency

62.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Honolulu County, Hawaii Sex Ratio

Mujer

488,755

49.63%

Masculino

496,066

50.37%

Honolulu County, Hawaii Population by Age

Honolulu County, Hawaii Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Honolulu County, Hawaii Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.3%36.7%
All56.2%43.8%
Masculino55.3%44.7%
Mujer53.5%46.5%
Non Family45.1%54.9%

56.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Honolulu County, Hawaii Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All312,7953.0356.2
Married164,2223.7363.3
Non Family93,8771.3145.1
Mujer37,8683.9553.5
Masculino16,8283.855.3

3.62

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

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Honolulu County, Hawaii Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade26,4513.88%
9th to 12th Grade29,0634.26%
High School Graduate176,66925.90%
Some College138,23020.27%
Associates Degree72,91710.69%
Bachelors Degree156,13422.89%
Graduate Degree82,63312.11%
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Honolulu County, Hawaii Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Honolulu County, Hawaii Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian333,549296,190120,508
White130,840127,40465,627
2+ Races121,203115,16732,629
Islander59,04251,9168,495
Hispanic48,43545,24812,218
Black15,43414,9684,616
Other Race6,6886,2762,131
Native American1,1631,009386

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.37%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.16%.

Honolulu County, Hawaii Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$44,421$51,490$38,878
Less Than 9th Grade$26,909$31,180$24,008
High School Graduate$34,222$39,823$29,011
Some College$41,705$49,305$35,844
Bachelors Degree$53,536$63,381$47,088
Graduate Degree$73,303$86,412$63,114

$44,421

Average Earnings

$51,490

Average Male

$38,878

Average Female

Honolulu County, Hawaii Earnings by Educational Attainment

Honolulu County, Hawaii Language by Age

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Honolulu County, Hawaii Language

72.12% of Honolulu County, Hawaii residents speak only English, while 27.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 24.33% of the population.

Honolulu County, Hawaii Language

Honolulu County, Hawaii Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian413,13425,5436.18%
Multiple223,49318,7578.39%
Islander91,51918,09719.77%
White169,21011,6606.89%
Hispanic92,54410,62611.48%
Black21,1721,6547.81%
Other9,1628839.64%
Native1,66733420.04%

8.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.25%

Male Poverty Rate

9.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Honolulu County, Hawaii

The race most likely to be in poverty in Honolulu County, Hawaii is Native, with 20.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Honolulu County, Hawaii is Asian, with 6.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.09%.

Honolulu County, Hawaii Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.33%
High School10.46%
Some College6.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.40%

Honolulu County, Hawaii Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed22.52%
Female Unemployed21.58%
Female Employed4.21%
Male Employed3.10%

Honolulu County, Hawaii Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Honolulu County, Hawaii Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$85,857$109,304
Families$101,184$123,720
Married Families$111,574$135,343
Non Families$49,807$66,628
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Income by Household Type

Honolulu County, Hawaii Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Honolulu County, Hawaii Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Honolulu County, Hawaii Marital Status

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74,480

Number of Veterans

65,722

Male Veterans

8,758

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War27,173
Vietnam22,511
First Gulf War17,709
Korea5,138
World War II2,498

Honolulu County, Hawaii Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5417,654
75+16,299
65 to 7415,834
18 to 3413,361
55 to 6411,332

Honolulu County, Hawaii Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White26,81318.60%
Asian25,8177.19%
2+ Races10,5087.37%
Hispanic6,19611.39%
Black5,14338.53%
Islander4,6216.80%
Other Race1,32820.13%
Native American25019.03%

Honolulu County, Hawaii Veterans by Race

Honolulu County, Hawaii Veterans by Education

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4.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Honolulu County, Hawaii Veterans by Education

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66.6%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Honolulu County, Hawaii Employment by Age

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Honolulu County, Hawaii Employment by Race

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Honolulu County, Hawaii 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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53.04%

Born in Honolulu County, Hawaii

80.29%

Native Born

19.71%

Foreign Born

7.75%

Non Citizen

11.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.29% of Honolulu County, Hawaii residents were born in the United States, with 53.04% having been born in Hawaii. 7.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Honolulu County, Hawaii Place of Birth

  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

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