Population: 375,610

Male 49% Female 51%
Married 51%
Single 49%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Honolulu has a low population density. Honolulu is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.

4,383 Honolulu
27,441 New York

City Info

Honolulu, HI is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Honolulu has a population density of 4,383, with 375,610 current residents.

Out of the 375,610 current residents, 49% are male and 51% are female. 51% of the residents are married and 49% are single.



Air quality

Average air quality


  • 76% Sun
  • 38% Rain
  • 0% Snow


72°F average temperature

  • 37 years Median home age
  • $407,980 Median home price
  • -3.91% Home appreciation rate
  • 2.82% Annual property tax
  • 41.1%
    Homes owned
  • 46.3%
    Homes rented
  • 12.6%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Honolulu, the air quality is 66% and the weather, on average, is 76% sunny, 38% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 72°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Honolulu, you should know that 41.1% of homes are owned while 46.3% of homes are rented, and 12.6% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $407,980, the median age of homes is 37 years, the annual home appreciation is -3.91% and the annual property tax is 2.82%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Honolulu, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Honolulu’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Honolulu is 43 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 69.83% Democratic, 28.74% Republican, and 1.44% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:17


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 83%
    High school diploma
  • 7%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 21%
    Bachelors degree
  • 11%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Honolulu, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 5.90% of residents are unemployed in Honolulu (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Honolulu residents: 14.4% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 21.40% are in the arts and sciences field, 20.3% are in the customer service field, 29.7% are in the sales field, 0.46% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 6.1% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 7.7% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:17. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 83.30%, 6.79% of residents have an associate’s degree, 20.56% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 10.72% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Honolulu, you should be aware that the average commute time is 26 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Honolulu have a few different options. 58% of commuters use their own cars, 18% of commuters carpool, 12% of commuters use the transit system, and 3% of residents work from home.

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