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Makawao is a somewhat small town located in the state of Hawaii. With a population of 7,184 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Makawao is the 23rd largest community in Hawaii.
Housing costs in Makawao are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Hawaii.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Makawao is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Makawao is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Makawao who work in office and administrative support (16.71%), management occupations (9.38%) and sales jobs (7.32%).
A relatively large number of people in Makawao telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.08% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The education level of Makawao citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.56% of adults in Makawao have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Makawao in 2010 was $24,811, which is middle income relative to Hawaii, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,244 for a family of four. However, Makawao contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Makawao is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Makawao home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Makawao residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Makawao also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.13% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Makawao include German, Portuguese, English, Irish and Italian.
The languages spoken by people in Makawao are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Makawao is English. Other important languages spoken here include Pacific Island languages, Spanish and Japanese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||2,563|
|MAKAWAO HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||56.30%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||43.70%|
|TYPE OF MAKAWAO HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||86.09%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.24%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.65%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||3.01%|
|SIZE OF MAKAWAO HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||7.51%|
|AGE OF MAKAWAO HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||6.43%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||75.94%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||12.57%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||5.06%|
|MAKAWAO REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$640,520|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,447|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $54,000||0.00%|
|$54,001 - $109,000||1.01%|
|$109,001 - $217,000||2.72%|
|$217,001 - $326,000||4.28%|
|$326,001 - $435,000||10.66%|
|$435,001 - $544,000||20.70%|
|$544,001 - $815,000||43.74%|
|$815,001 - $1,087,000||15.95%|
|PEOPLE OF MAKAWAO||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.09%|
|5 TO 17||17.16%|
|18 TO 24||8.07%|
|25 TO 34||13.45%|
|35 TO 54||30.30%|
|55 TO 64||13.17%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.76%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.38%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$59,549|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$24,811|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||17.59%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Construction (12.68%)
Public Service (6.98%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.95%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.45%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.58%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||8.37%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.97%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||35.52%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||15.13%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (8.51%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (87.83%)
Pacific Island languages (3.33%)
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