Hilo, HI
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Hilo, Hawaii Info Snack

Population
45,248
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
17.0%
Median Home
$341,500
Median Income
$65,727
Median Rent
$1,098

Hilo SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Hilo, HI Cost Of Living

147
Hilo's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Hilo Hawaii National Average
Overall 147 180 100
Services 128 129 100
Groceries 153 162 100
Health 118 115 100
Housing 145 251 100
Transportation 148 146 100
Utilities 204 203 100

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Map Of Hilo, HI

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Population over time in Hilo

Year Population % Change
2020 45,248 -2.2%
2019 46,284 1.3%
2018 45,703 0.3%
2017 45,579 0.4%
2016 45,380 1.9%
2015 44,549 0.1%
2014 44,486 -1.5%
2013 45,158 -3.1%
2012 46,594 -4.5%
2011 48,795 -

Race / Ethnicity in Hilo

White
15.8% (7,146)
African American
0.7% (301)
American Indian
0.0% (14)
Asian
31.8% (14,370)
Hawaiian
9.1% (4,103)
Other
0.1% (62)
Two Or More
29.6% (13,375)
Hispanic
13.0% (5,877)
Race Hilo HI USA
White 15.8% 21.6% 60.1%
African American 0.7% 1.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 31.8% 36.8% 5.6%
Hawaiian 9.1% 9.7% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 29.6% 19.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 13.0% 10.7% 18.2%

Gender in Hilo

Female
51.1% (23,125)
Male
48.9% (22,123)
Gender Hilo HI USA
Female 51.1% 49.8% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 50.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Hilo for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (452)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (2,262)
High School / GED
28.0% (12,669)
Some College
19.0% (8,597)
Associate's Degree
13.0% (5,882)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (10,407)
Master's Degree
6.0% (2,714)
Professional Degree
2.0% (904)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (1,357)
Education Hilo HI USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 13.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Hilo, Hawaii

Less than $10,000
8.1% (367,561)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.2% (189,358)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.4% (424,173)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.0% (407,441)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.5% (383,457)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.6% (795,918)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.4% (606,002)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.1% (728,430)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.9% (401,863)
$200,000 or more
4.9% (220,592)
Income Hilo HI USA
Less than $10,000 8.1% 4.9% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.2% 2.7% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.4% 5.5% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.0% 6.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.5% 9.7% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.6% 16.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.4% 13.7% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.1% 19.5% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.9% 10.5% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 4.9% 11.3% 8.3%

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