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  Hawaii County is the least wealthy county in Hawaii. Hilo is the largest city located within Hawaii County.
  The population of Hawaii county is estimated at 198,681 where 142,456 speak English exclusively and 138 speak primarily in another language. In 2017 there were 2,347 births and 1,930 deaths in Hawaii county. Hawaii county has 28,129 housing units that are owned with a mortgage or a loan, 16,142 that are owned free and clear and 22,825 that are renter occupied.

  The gracious residents of Hawaii County filed 87,740 federal tax returns in 2017. This amount represents 12.8% of all Hawaii filings and 0.059% of the entire nation. Hawaii had a combined total federal tax liability of $718,367,000 on earned income of $4,785,138,000. Other notable statistics from Hawaii County were 3,910 unemployment claims which collected a total of $19,475,000 and 17,150 charitable contributions valued at $70,530,000. 18,950 filings from Hawaii County paid a combined total of $44,512,000 in property taxes and 17,160 filings paid $179,739,000 on mortgage interest costs.

  In 2010 Hawaii county had 274 religious congregations with an estimated 91,526 members.

28.6% of the Hawaii population has a college level Bachelors degree or higher. 7.7% have less than a highschool diploma level education.

Approximately 33% of Hawaii County voted in the presidential election of 2016. This represents an increase from the 2012 election by 2,212 votes.

At $56,540 the median income is 72.5% of the Hawaii average. An estimated 2,565 people claimed to be unemployed last year in Hawaii, the equivalant of around 2.8% of the county population. This represents a decrease in the level of unemployment from the previous year's value of 3.7%.

Top 15 Industries in Hawaii County.
Total # EmployedIndustry Job Type
12,297Accommodation and food services
9,084Retail trade
7,503Health care and social assistance
6,332Hotels (except casino hotels) and motels
5,881Food services and drinking places
5,616Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services
5,535Restaurants and other eating places
5,434Administrative and support services
3,480Employment services
3,239Full-service restaurants
3,233Ambulatory health care services
2,979Professional employer organizations
2,547Food and beverage stores
2,480Grocery stores

In 2018 the average price reduction was 3.44% in Hawaii County (averaging across 5 zip codes; 96778, 96738, 96743, 96740 and 96720).

In 2018 12.06% of listings in Hawaii County (averaging across 5 zip codes; 96743, 96778, 96740, 96720 and 96738) dropped their price.

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