Schofield Barracks is a somewhat small town located in the state of Hawaii. With a population of 14,904 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Schofield Barracks is the 15th largest community in Hawaii. Much of the housing stock in Schofield Barracks was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Schofield Barracks economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Schofield Barracks, where the median household income is $62,183.00.
Housing costs in Schofield Barracks 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.
47.58% of the workforce is employed in the armed forces, making the military a huge focus of life in Schofield Barracks. Even though it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy. The Public Service and Healthcare industries respectively employ 33.73% and 15.86% of the civilian workforce.
The overall crime rate in Schofield Barracks is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
One of the benefits of Schofield Barracks is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 12.60 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The population of Schofield Barracks overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Schofield Barracks, 24.12% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Schofield Barracks in 2018 was $23,699, which is low income relative to Hawaii, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,796 for a family of four. However, Schofield Barracks contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Schofield Barracks is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Schofield Barracks home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Schofield Barracks residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Schofield Barracks also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.92% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Schofield Barracks include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Schofield Barracks is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.