Lahaina, HI

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2022 Population
12,906
2.68% 1-year decline
US Senator
Brian Schatz
Democratic Party
US Senator
Mazie Hirono
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.7
1.31% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.7%
0.901% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$83,443
4.26% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$803,300
11.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Lahaina, HI had a population of 12.9k people with a median age of 38.7 and a median household income of $83,443. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lahaina, HI declined from 13,261 to 12,906, a −2.68% decrease and its median household income grew from $80,035 to $83,443, a 4.26% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lahaina, HI are Asian (Non-Hispanic) (37.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (23.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (17.3%), Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (8.12%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (7.06%).

None of the households in Lahaina, HI reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

84.4% of the residents in Lahaina, HI are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Lahaina, HI was $803,300, and the homeownership rate was 51.8%.

Most people in Lahaina, HI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Lahaina, HI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Lahaina, HI is home to a population of 12.9k people, from which 84.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 32.7% of Lahaina, HI residents were born outside of the country (4.22k people).

In 2022, there were 1.61 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.89k people) in Lahaina, HI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.04k White (Non-Hispanic) and 2.23k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

84.4%
2022 Citizenship
84.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 84.4% of Lahaina, HI residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Lahaina, HI was 84.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lahaina, HI
  1. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    4.89k ± 979
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.04k ± 498
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.23k ± 592
13.1%
Hispanic Population
1.69k people

In 2022, there were 1.61 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.89k people) in Lahaina, HI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.04k White (Non-Hispanic) and 2.23k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.1% of the people in Lahaina, HI are hispanic (1.69k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Lahaina, HI as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

32.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.22k people
31.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.2k people

As of 2022, 32.7% of Lahaina, HI residents (4.22k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lahaina, HI was 31.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    248 ± 165
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    130 ± 88
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    44 ± 28

Lahaina, HI has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.91 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Lahaina, HI employs 7.11k people. The largest industries in Lahaina, HI are Accommodation & Food Services (2,314 people), Retail Trade (882 people), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (574 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($143,000), Manufacturing ($103,750), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($55,986).

Occupations

7.11k
2022 Value
± 626
−0.0843%
1 Year decline
± 12.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lahaina, HI declined at a rate of −0.0843%, from 7.12k employees to 7.11k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lahaina, HI, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1,247 people), Sales & Related Occupations (813 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (777 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lahaina, HI.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

7.11k
2022 Value
± 626
−0.0843%
1 Year decline
± 12.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lahaina, HI declined at a rate of −0.0843%, from 7.12k employees to 7.11k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lahaina, HI, are Accommodation & Food Services (2,314 people), Retail Trade (882 people), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (574 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lahaina, HI, though some of these residents may live in Lahaina, HI and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$44,357
Median earning men ± $4,607
$37,627
Median earning women ± $4,479

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($115,536), Other Services Except Public Administration ($79,375), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($60,167).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($81,458), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($47,875), and Public Administration ($42,083).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.99%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 634k people employed in Hawaii. This represents a 3.99% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 22.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Hawaii.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hawaii went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.955%).

Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono are the senators currently representing the state of Hawaii. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Hawaii is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Hawaii

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Brian Schatz
Senator from Hawaii3
Assumed office on December 26, 2012
Appointed to the seat following the death of Daniel Inouye.
Mazie Hirono
Senator from Hawaii1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Brian Schatz and Mazie Hirono are the senators currently representing Hawaii.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Hawaii

Hawaii is currently represented by 2 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Hawaii have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.828% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.916% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (325k), Some college (249k), and Bachelors Degree (237k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lahaina, HI was $803,300 in 2022, which is 2.85 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $720,500 to $803,300, a 11.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Lahaina, HI is 51.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Lahaina, HI have an average commute time of 18.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lahaina, HI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$803,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$48,377
$1,844
Median Property Taxes
±$313

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lahaina, HI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

51.8%
Homeownership
2022
72.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 51.8% of the housing units in Lahaina, HI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 49.7%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 314.05
  2. Census Tract 314.04

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

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Household Income

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$83,443
Median Household Income
± $6,591
3.56k
Number of Households
± 430

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.56k households in Lahaina, HI grew to $83,443 from the previous year's value of $80,035.

The following chart displays the households in Lahaina, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lahaina, HI is from Hawaii.
0.434
2022 Wage GINI in Hawaii
0.431
2021 Wage GINI in Hawaii

In 2022, the income inequality in Hawaii was 0.434 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.662% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Hawaii was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Hawaii in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (64.1%)
  2. Carpooled (15.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.39%)

In 2022, 64.1% of workers in Lahaina, HI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (15.3%) and those who worked at home (6.39%).

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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Commute Time

18.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lahaina, HI have a shorter commute time (18.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.674% of the workforce in Lahaina, HI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

11.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lahaina, HI (1.51k out of 12.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 35 - 44, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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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Health

93.8% of the population of Lahaina, HI has health coverage, with 52.9% on employee plans, 19% on Medicaid, 11.7% on Medicare, 9.41% on non-group plans, and 0.715% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Maui County, HI see 1231 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.03% increase from the previous year (1161 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1513 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 494 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,231 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Maui County, HI

Primary care physicians in Maui County, HI see an average of 1,231 patients per year. This represents a 6.03% increase from the previous year (1,161 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.9% under 18 years, 19.6% between 18 and 34 years, 39.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.25%
Uninsured
52.9%
Employer Coverage
19%
Medicaid
11.7%
Medicare
9.41%
Non-Group
0.715%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lahaina, HI grew by 7.78% from 5.8% to 6.25%.

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

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