East Honolulu, HI

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Population

47,868

0.186% decline

Poverty Rate

3.34%


Median Age

47.8


Median Household Income

$120,233

5.35% growth

Number of Employees

24,273

1.3% decline

Median Property Value

$888,400

3.42% growth

About

In 2017, East Honolulu, HI had a population of 47.9k people with a median age of 47.8 and a median household income of $120,233. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of East Honolulu, HI declined from 47,957 to 47,868, a -0.186% decrease and its median household income grew from $114,122 to $120,233, a 5.35% increase.

The population of East Honolulu, HI is 48.9% Asian Alone, 24.4% White Alone, and 16.5% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in East Honolulu, HI speak a non-English language, and 95.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in East Honolulu, HI are World Medicine Institute (8 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in East Honolulu, HI is $888,400, and the homeownership rate is 84.6%. Most people in East Honolulu, HI commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.5 minutes. The average car ownership in East Honolulu, HI is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Hawaii across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

The economy of East Honolulu, HI employs 24.3k people. The largest industries in East Honolulu, HI are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,430 people), Educational Services (3,126 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,184 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($89,615), Health Care & Social Assistance ($80,882), and Wholesale Trade ($75,461).

Median household income in East Honolulu, HI is $120,233. Males in East Honolulu, 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 East Honolulu, HI (measured using the Gini index) is 0.427, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$120,233

2017 value

± $4,709

5.35%

1 Year Growth

± 4.79%

Households in East Honolulu, HI have a median annual income of $120,233, 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 $114,122 in 2016, which represents a 5.35% 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.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Hawaii by number of full-time 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 East Honolulu, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Hawaii across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 4.02

  2. Census Tract 1.14

  3. Census Tract 4.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in East Honolulu, HI was Census Tract 4.02 with a value of $174,844, followed by Census Tract 1.14 and Census Tract 4.01, with respective values of $152,188 and $150,444.

The following map shows all of the places in East Honolulu, HI colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

3.34% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in East Honolulu, HI (1.59k out of 47.5k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 75+.

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. Asian

    732 ± 172

  2. White

    496 ± 147

  3. Two Or More

    274 ± 133

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in East Honolulu, HI is Asian, followed by White 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

24.3k

2017 Value

± 966

-1.3%

1 Year decline

± 5.62%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in East Honolulu, HI declined at a rate of -1.3%, from 24.6k employees to 24.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in East Honolulu, HI, are Management Occupations (3,244 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,038 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,595 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of East Honolulu, HI.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of East Honolulu, HI, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (3,244 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,038 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,595 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, East Honolulu, HI has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (2.91 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2.02 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.7 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of East Honolulu, HI, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($103,067), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($100,625), and Management Occupations ($99,033).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

24.3k

2017 Value

± 966

-1.3%

1 Year decline

± 5.62%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in East Honolulu, HI declined at a rate of -1.3%, from 24.6k employees to 24.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in East Honolulu, HI, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,430 people), Educational Services (3,126 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,184 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of East Honolulu, HI, though some of these residents may live in East Honolulu, 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 East Honolulu, HI, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,430 people), Educational Services (3,126 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,184 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, East Honolulu, HI has an unusually high number of Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.94 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.88 times), and Public Administration (1.78 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in East Honolulu, HI, by median earnings, are Utilities ($89,615), Health Care & Social Assistance ($80,882), and Wholesale Trade ($75,461).

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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

98% of the population of East Honolulu, HI has health coverage, with 59.7% on employee plans, 4.14% on Medicaid, 16.3% on Medicare, 16.1% on non-group plans, and 1.76% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in East Honolulu, HI see 1112 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.11% decrease from the previous year (1136 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1057 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 438 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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1,112 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Honolulu County, HI see an average of 1,112 patients per year. This represents a 2.11% decrease from the previous year (1,136 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Honolulu County, HI in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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

1.98%

Uninsured

59.7%

Employer Coverage

4.14%

Medicaid

16.3%

Medicare

16.1%

Non-Group

1.76%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in East Honolulu, HI declined by 10.6% from 2.21% to 1.98%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in East Honolulu, 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

East Honolulu, HI is home to a population of 47.9k people, from which 95.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 15.6% of East Honolulu, HI residents were born outside of the country (7.48k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of East Honolulu, HI is composed of 23.4k Asian Alone residents (48.9%), 11.7k White Alone residents (24.4%), 7.92k Two or More Races residents (16.5%), 2.29k Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (4.78%), 2.09k Hispanic or Latino residents (4.36%), 411 Black or African American Alone residents (0.859%), 99 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.207%), and 15 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0313%).

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.2

52

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in East Honolulu, HI was 47.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 52. But people in East Honolulu, HI are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all East Honolulu, HI residents was 48.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

15.6%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

7.48k people

14.7%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

7.06k people

As of 2017, 15.6% of East Honolulu, HI residents (7.48k 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 East Honolulu, HI was 14.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in East Honolulu, HI compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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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

95.1%

2017 Citizenship

94.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.1% of East Honolulu, HI residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in East Honolulu, HI was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Asian Alone

    23.4k ± 1k

  2. White Alone

    11.7k ± 916

  3. Two or More Races

    7.92k ± 812

In 2017, there were 2.01 times more Asian Alone residents (23.4k people) in East Honolulu, HI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.7k White Alone and 7.92k 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 East Honolulu, HI as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,259 ± 202

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    490 ± 163

  3. Korea

    303 ± 81

East Honolulu, HI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in East Honolulu, HI awarded 8 degrees. The student population of East Honolulu, HI is skewed towards women, with 9 male students and 27 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in East Honolulu, HI are Asian (4 and 50%), followed by White (3 and 37.5%), Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (1 and 12.5%), and Black or African American (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in East Honolulu, HI by number of degrees awarded are World Medicine Institute (8 and 100%).

The most popular majors in East Honolulu, HI are Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (8 and 100%).

The median tuition costs in East Honolulu, 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

Most Common

  1. 8 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in East Honolulu, HI was Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine with 8 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Masters Degree from schools in East Honolulu, HI according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

8 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the East Honolulu, HI institution with the largest number of graduating students was World Medicine Institute with 8 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2

Degrees Awarded to Men

6

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2 men were awarded degrees from institutions in East Honolulu, HI, which is 0.333 times less than the 6 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

    4 degrees awarded

  2. White

    3 degrees awarded

  3. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders

    1 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in East Honolulu, HI were to Asian students. These 4 degrees mean that there were 1.33 times more Asian students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 3 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in East Honolulu, HI was $888,400 in 2017, which is 3.87 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $859,000 to $888,400, a 3.42% increase. The homeownership rate in East Honolulu, HI is 84.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in East Honolulu, HI have an average commute time of 29.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in East Honolulu, HI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$888,400

2017 Median

± $14,639

$859,000

2016 Median

± $12,447

In 2017, the median property value in East Honolulu, HI grew to to $888,400 from the previous year's value of $859,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in East Honolulu, 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 East Honolulu, HI the largest share of households have a property value in the $750k - $1000k range.

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Household Income

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$120,233

Median Household Income

± $4,709

16.7k

Number of Households

± 689

In 2017, the median household income of the 16.7k households in East Honolulu, HI grew to $120,233 from the previous year's value of $114,122.

The following chart displays the households in East Honolulu, 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in East Honolulu, HI distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In East Honolulu, HI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

84.6%

2017 Homeownership

83.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 84.6% of the housing units in East Honolulu, HI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 83.7%.

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

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Commute Time

29.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in East Honolulu, HI have a longer commute time (29.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.778% of the workforce in East Honolulu, HI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    71.8%

  2. Carpooled

    17.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.83%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in East Honolulu, HI was Drove Alone (71.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (17.1%) and those who Worked At Home (6.83%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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