Cities & States

Honolulu County
Population: 984,178
Hawaii County
Population: 191,482
Maui County
Population: 160,863
Kauai County
Population: 69,691
Kalawao County
Population: 85


State of Hawaii Demographics

Hawaii, the 50th state to join the United States, conjures up images of beaches and luaus. Indeed, the State’s beautiful landscape and island setting attracts over 8 million visitors per year. According to the Hawaii Tourism Authority, “tourism is the single source of private capital into Hawaii economy and significant export for the U.S. economy.”

Based on 2013 statistics, the government and government enterprise sector employs the greatest percentage of workers in the state, followed by accommodation and food services; retail trade; health care and social assistance; and administrative and waste services, respectively. (Source: Merritt Research Services, LLC)

The latest employment scorecard for the State of Hawaii for August 2016 to August 2017 is listed below, based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Hawaii’s employment scorecard was fairly flat and unchanged during this time period. The labor force grew slightly, by 0.49 percent, and the labor force participation rate was basically flat, holding at a healthy 62.9 percent. The unemployment rate did drop 0.4 percent, to a very low 2.6 percent. The overall takeaway is a fairly healthy employment, but one that may lake dynamism. The unemployment rate was basically flat. You can view what jobs are available in Hawaii, as well as which sectors of the economy are growing most quickly, on our Job Listings page.

Hawaii Demographics

View more Hawaii demographics, largest cities and counties, news sources, investor relations sites, and a directory to the individual page for each city and county in the State of Hawaii below. More employment information for the State of Hawaii and each of the state’s metropolitan areas in our Employment Database. This database includes 10-years rolling data on the unemployment rate and total labor force for all 50 states, the United States, and every metropolitan area in the country, including comparative analysis relating metropolitan areas to their main state and the nation.

Total Population (2000, 2010, 2015*)

Based on 2000, 2010 and 2015* U.S. Census data
11.97% increase since 2000 census.
(* 2009-2015’ ACS 5-Year Estimates)

Directory of, Cities, Towns and Villages in Hawaii

Directory of Counties in Hawaii

Hawaii Unemployment Data
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