Puhi, HI

Census Place

Add Comparison
2022 Population
3,961
4.65% 1-year decline
US Senator
Brian Schatz
Democratic Party
US Senator
Mazie Hirono
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.5
7.24% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.08%
19.8% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$118,676
19.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$563,700
7.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
2,331
7.46% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Puhi, HI had a population of 3.96k people with a median age of 38.5 and a median household income of $118,676. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Puhi, HI declined from 4,154 to 3,961, a −4.65% decrease and its median household income grew from $99,063 to $118,676, a 19.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Puhi, HI are Asian (Non-Hispanic) (54.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (24.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (13.9%), Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (2.73%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.82%).

None of the households in Puhi, 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.

88.5% of the residents in Puhi, HI are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Puhi, HI are Kauai Community College (335 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Puhi, HI was $563,700, and the homeownership rate was 80.9%.

Most people in Puhi, HI drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15 minutes. The average car ownership in Puhi, HI was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Puhi, HI is home to a population of 3.96k people, from which 88.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 28% of Puhi, HI residents were born outside of the country (1.11k people).

In 2022, there were 2.19 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.14k people) in Puhi, HI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 977 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 552 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

88.5%
2022 Citizenship
86.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 88.5% of Puhi, HI residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Puhi, HI was 86.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Puhi, HI compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Puhi, HI
  1. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    2.14k ± 839
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    977 ± 233
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    552 ± 193
3.81%
Hispanic Population
151 people

In 2022, there were 2.19 times more Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.14k people) in Puhi, HI than any other race or ethnicity. There were 977 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 552 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.81% of the people in Puhi, HI are hispanic (151 people).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for Hawaii.
Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    116,410 ± 8,033 people
  2. Japan
    22,739 ± 3,673 people
  3. China
    21,015 ± 3,533 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Hawaii was Philippines, the natal country of 116,410 Hawaii residents, followed by Japan with 22,739 and China with 21,015.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Foreign-Born Population

28%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.11k people
31.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.3k people

As of 2022, 28% of Puhi, HI residents (1.11k 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 Puhi, HI was 31.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    35 ± 29
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    26 ± 30
  3. Vietnam
    24 ± 24

Puhi, HI has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.35 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Economy

The economy of Puhi, HI employs 2.33k people. The largest industries in Puhi, HI are Health Care & Social Assistance (408 people), Accommodation & Food Services (380 people), and Retail Trade (287 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($83,424), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($73,102), and Educational Services ($66,667).

Males in Hawaii have an average income that is 1.21 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,644. The income inequality in Hawaii (measured using the Gini index) is 0.434, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

2.33k
2022 Value
± 402
−7.46%
1 Year decline
± 26.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Puhi, HI declined at a rate of −7.46%, from 2.52k employees to 2.33k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Puhi, HI, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (563 people), Sales & Related Occupations (221 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (191 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Puhi, HI.

View Data
Save Image

Unemployment Insurance Claims

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for false.

This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Hawaii (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industries

2.33k
2022 Value
± 402
−7.46%
1 Year decline
± 26.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Puhi, HI declined at a rate of −7.46%, from 2.52k employees to 2.33k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Puhi, HI, are Health Care & Social Assistance (408 people), Accommodation & Food Services (380 people), and Retail Trade (287 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.

View Data
Save Image

Median Earnings by Industry

$52,500
Median earning men ± $2,957
$34,583
Median earning women ± $8,466

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($75,469), Construction ($70,417), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($65,441).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($59,250), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($51,797), and Public Administration ($47,656).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industry Sector

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Hawaii.
Y-Axis
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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for Hawaii.
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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Hawaii over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

In 2022, universities in Puhi, HI awarded 335 degrees. The student population of Puhi, HI in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 471 male students and 837 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Puhi, HI are Two or More Races (118 and 35.3%), followed by Asian (102 and 30.5%), Hispanic or Latino (60 and 18%), and White (37 and 11.1%).

The largest universities in Puhi, HI by number of degrees awarded are Kauai Community College (335 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Puhi, HI are Accounting Technology & Bookkeeping (76 and 22.7%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (64 and 19.1%), and High Performance & Custom Engine Technician (41 and 12.2%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,308 students enrolled in Puhi, HI, 36% men and 64% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Two or More Races with 441 records, of which 65.8% were women and 34.2% men.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 64 degrees awarded
  2. 14 degrees awarded
  3. 12 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Puhi, HI was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 64 degrees awarded.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
335 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Kauai Community College with 335 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Student Diversity

In 2022, 136 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Puhi, HI, which is 0.683 times less than the 199 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Two or More Races students. These 118 degrees mean that there were 1.16 times more degrees awarded to Two or More Races students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 102 degrees awarded.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Awarded Degrees over Time

The graph shows the evolution of awarded degrees by degrees. Under the paragraphs, the average number of awarded degrees by university in each degree is shown.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,144) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($108) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,350) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

View Data
Save Image

Educational Pyramid

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Hawaii.
Measure

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.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Educational Attainment

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Hawaii.
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).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Puhi, HI was $563,700 in 2022, which is 2 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $523,900 to $563,700, a 7.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Puhi, HI is 80.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Puhi, HI have an average commute time of 15 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Puhi, HI is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$563,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$81,804
$815
Median Property Taxes
±$219

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 Puhi, HI the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Puhi, HI compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

80.9%
Homeownership
2022
72.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 80.9% of the housing units in Puhi, HI were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.7%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Puhi, HI compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.
Race/Ethnicity

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$118,676
Median Household Income
± $23,305
1.01k
Number of Households
± 219

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.01k households in Puhi, HI grew to $118,676 from the previous year's value of $99,063.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Puhi, 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.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.9%)
  2. Carpooled (18.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.58%)

In 2022, 73.9% of workers in Puhi, HI drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (18.3%) and those who worked at home (5.58%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Puhi, HI have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Puhi, HI compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty & Diversity

6.08% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Puhi, HI (240 out of 3.95k 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 12 - 14, followed by Females 12 - 14 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

94.8% of the population of Puhi, HI has health coverage, with 65.4% on employee plans, 10.7% on Medicaid, 13.2% on Medicare, 4.93% on non-group plans, and 0.607% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Kauai County, HI see 1291 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.92% decrease from the previous year (1387 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1437 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 479 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the country level. Showing data for Kauai County, HI.
1,291 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Kauai County, HI

Primary care physicians in Kauai County, HI see an average of 1,291 patients per year. This represents a 6.92% decrease from the previous year (1,387 patients).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.8% under 18 years, 24.7% between 18 and 34 years, 37.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Uninsured People

5.16%
Uninsured
65.4%
Employer Coverage
10.7%
Medicaid
13.2%
Medicare
4.93%
Non-Group
0.607%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Puhi, HI declined by 8.26% from 5.62% to 5.16%.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart