Puhi, HI

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Population

4,013

1.8% growth

Median Age

32.8


Median Household Income

$83,042

7.82% growth

Poverty Rate

4.41%


Number of Employees

2,213

1.37% growth

Median Property Value

$421,000

3.01% growth

About

In 2017, Puhi, HI had a population of 4.01k people with a median age of 32.8 and a median household income of $83,042. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Puhi, HI grew from 3,942 to 4,013, a 1.8% increase and its median household income grew from $77,019 to $83,042, a 7.82% increase.

The population of Puhi, HI is 53.1% Asian Alone, 14.5% White Alone, and 14.4% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Puhi, HI speak a non-English language, and 90.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Puhi, HI are Kauai Community College (258 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Puhi, HI is $421,000, and the homeownership rate is 58.6%. Most people in Puhi, HI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15 minutes. The average car ownership in Puhi, HI is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Puhi, HI employs 2.21k people. The largest industries in Puhi, HI are Accommodation & Food Services (614 people), Retail Trade (387 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (238 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($55,156), Educational Services ($48,720), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($47,623).

Median household income in Puhi, HI is $83,042. Males in Puhi, HI have an average income that is 1.22 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,061. The income inequality in Puhi, HI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.427, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$83,042

2017 value

± $9,870

7.82%

1 Year Growth

± 19.8%

Households in Puhi, HI have a median annual income of $83,042, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $77,019 in 2016, which represents a 7.82% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$60,071

Average Male Salary

± $2,306

$49,061

Average Female Salary

± $1,981

In 2017, full-time male employees in Hawaii made 1.22 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $58,672 ± $3,390

  2. American Indian

    $48,824 ± $29,202

  3. Asian

    $47,103 ± $2,061

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Hawaii workers was White. These workers were paid 1.2 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Puhi, HI is from Hawaii.

0.427

2017 Wage GINI

0.426

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Hawaii was 0.427 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.183% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Hawaii was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Hawaii in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Puhi, HI was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.41% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Puhi, HI (176 out of 3.99k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 75+ and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    77 ± 71

  2. Asian

    55 ± 63

  3. Two Or More

    34 ± 59

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Puhi, HI is White, followed by Asian and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.21k

2017 Value

± 309

1.37%

1 Year growth

± 19.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Puhi, HI grew at a rate of 1.37%, from 2.18k employees to 2.21k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Puhi, HI, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (419 people), Sales & Related Occupations (365 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (244 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Puhi, HI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Puhi, HI, by number of employees, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (419 people), Sales & Related Occupations (365 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (244 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Puhi, HI has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.81 times higher than expected), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (3.24 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.16 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Puhi, HI, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($70,313), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($68,750), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($58,056).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.21k

2017 Value

± 309

1.37%

1 Year growth

± 19.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Puhi, HI grew at a rate of 1.37%, from 2.18k employees to 2.21k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Puhi, HI, are Accommodation & Food Services (614 people), Retail Trade (387 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (238 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Puhi, HI, though some of these residents may live in Puhi, HI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Puhi, HI, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (614 people), Retail Trade (387 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (238 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Puhi, HI has an unusually high number of Accommodation & Food Services (3.65 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.29 times), and Utilities (1.77 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Puhi, HI, by median earnings, are Construction ($55,156), Educational Services ($48,720), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($47,623).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Hawaii to other states, or from other states to Hawaii.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $4.83B

  2. $3.74B

  3. $2.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Hawaii product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $4.83B, followed by Gasoline ($3.74B) and Mixed freight ($2.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Hawaii products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$25.9B

2020 Value

$32.8B

Projected 2045 Value

26.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Hawaii trade was $25.9B. This is expected to increase 26.9% to $32.8B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Hawaii trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Hawaii to other states, or from other states to Hawaii.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $1.55B

  2. $71.2M

  3. $70.4M

In 2015, the top outbound Hawaii domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $1.55B, followed by Texas with $71.2M and Washington and $70.4M.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Hawaii shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

97.5% of the population of Puhi, HI has health coverage, with 64.3% on employee plans, 16.1% on Medicaid, 9.15% on Medicare, 7.8% on non-group plans, and 0.125% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Puhi, HI was $7,299 in 2014. This is a 4.95% increase from the previous year ($6,955).

Primary care physicians in Puhi, HI see 1146 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.951% decrease from the previous year (1157 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1175 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 444 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Kalawao County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (11.2%). Additionally, Maui County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (22.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,146 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Hawaii see an average of 1,146 patients per year. This represents a 0.951% decrease from the previous year (1,157 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,299

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,222

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,087

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,592

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Hawaii (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.95%, from $6,955 to $7,299.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

2.49%

Uninsured

64.3%

Employer Coverage

16.1%

Medicaid

9.15%

Medicare

7.8%

Non-Group

0.125%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Puhi, HI grew by 29.3% from 1.93% to 2.49%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Puhi, HI changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 11.2% prevalence

  2. 9.1% prevalence

  3. 8.5% prevalence

Kalawao County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Hawaii, at 11.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Hawaii by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Puhi, HI is home to a population of 4.01k people, from which 90.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 25.3% of Puhi, HI residents were born outside of the country (1.02k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Puhi, HI is composed of 2.13k Asian Alone residents (53.1%), 581 White Alone residents (14.5%), 576 Two or More Races residents (14.4%), 391 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (9.74%), 314 Hispanic or Latino residents (7.82%), 18 Black or African American Alone residents (0.449%), 3 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0748%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

26

Median Native-Born Age

± 5.2

47

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Puhi, HI was 32.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 26, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Puhi, HI are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Puhi, HI residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

25.3%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.02k people

27.8%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.1k people

As of 2017, 25.3% of Puhi, HI residents (1.02k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Puhi, HI was 27.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Philippines

    116,964 ± 8,044 people

  2. Japan

    22,604 ± 3,662 people

  3. China

    18,529 ± 3,320 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Hawaii was Philippines, the natal country of 116,964 Hawaii residents, followed by Japan with 22,604 and China with 18,529.

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Citizenship

90.3%

2017 Citizenship

89.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 90.3% of Puhi, HI residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Puhi, HI was 89.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Asian Alone

    2.13k ± 568

  2. White Alone

    581 ± 161

  3. Two or More Races

    576 ± 297

In 2017, there were 3.67 times more Asian Alone residents (2.13k people) in Puhi, HI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 581 White Alone and 576 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Puhi, HI as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    54 ± 39

  2. World War II

    28 ± 25

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    15 ± 18

Puhi, HI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.93 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Puhi, HI awarded 258 degrees. The student population of Puhi, HI is skewed towards women, with 451 male students and 895 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Puhi, HI are Asian (101 and 39.3%), followed by Two or More Races (84 and 32.7%), White (33 and 12.8%), and Hispanic or Latino (21 and 8.17%).

The largest universities in Puhi, HI by number of degrees awarded are Kauai Community College (258 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Puhi, HI are Liberal Arts & Sciences (46 and 17.8%), High Performance & Custom Engine Technician (42 and 16.3%), and General Cooking & Related Culinary Arts (37 and 14.3%).

The median tuition costs in Puhi, HI are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Puhi, HI was High Performance & Custom Engine Technician with 39 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Puhi, HI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

258 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Puhi, HI institution with the largest number of graduating students was Kauai Community College with 258 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

123

Degrees Awarded to Men

135

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 123 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Puhi, HI, which is 0.911 times less than the 135 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    101 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    84 degrees awarded

  3. White

    33 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Puhi, HI were to Asian students. These 101 degrees mean that there were 1.2 times more Asian students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 84 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Puhi, HI was $421,000 in 2017, which is 1.83 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $408,700 to $421,000, a 3.01% increase. The homeownership rate in Puhi, HI is 58.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Puhi, HI have an average commute time of 15 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Puhi, HI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$421,000

2017 Median

± $33,957

$408,700

2016 Median

± $29,913

In 2017, the median property value in Puhi, HI grew to to $421,000 from the previous year's value of $408,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Puhi, HI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Puhi, HI the largest share of households have a property value in the $400k - $500k range.

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Household Income

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$83,042

Median Household Income

± $9,870

981

Number of Households

± 165

In 2017, the median household income of the 981 households in Puhi, HI grew to $83,042 from the previous year's value of $77,019.

The following chart displays the households in Puhi, HI distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Puhi, HI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Puhi, HI the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

58.6%

2017 Homeownership

61.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 58.6% of the housing units in Puhi, HI were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 61.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Puhi, HI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

15 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Puhi, HI have a shorter commute time (15 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.578% of the workforce in Puhi, HI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.9%

  2. Carpooled

    12.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.8%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Puhi, HI was Drove Alone (79.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (12.7%) and those who Worked At Home (3.8%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Puhi, HI distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Puhi, HI have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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