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. Schofield Barracks has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Schofield Barracks, where the median household income is $65,196.00.
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.
Schofield Barracks is a military town: the armed forces employs 49.19% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Public Service and Healthcare are important in the local economy and are the town’s largest civilian employers, employing 24.83% and 18.67% of the civilian workforce respectively.
Of important note, Schofield Barracks is also a town of artists. Schofield Barracks has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Schofield Barracks’s character.
Schofield Barracks’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
One of the benefits of Schofield Barracks is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.06 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.
In terms of college education, Schofield Barracks is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 29.56% of adults in Schofield Barracks have a college degree.
The per capita income in Schofield Barracks in 2018 was $25,776, 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 $103,104 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 20.28% 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.