Data & Statistics

The County of Hawaii Department of Research and Development collects and provides statistical data and information to businesses, government agencies and the general public in support and promotion of economic development in Hawaii County.

County of Hawaii Statistics provides a look at some of the county’s leading economic indicators used to determine business cycles and forecasting.

County of Hawaii Data Book contains a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in Hawaii County.

A-Glimpse-At Hawaii Island is a compact brochure used to market and stimulate interest in Hawaii Island.

Contact Elected Officials provides quick and easy online access to elected government officials.

2010 Demographic Profile
Census data yielded an updated snapshot of population trends on Hawaii Island. With a highly diverse resident population now pegged at 185,079, Hawaii Island experienced the highest population growth rate in the state increasing 24.5% from 2000.

    • Nearly 30% of residents are of mixed race (highest in the state);
    • Median age has risen to 40.9 years;
    • Gender ratios are balanced (100.6 males per 100 females);
    • Housing units increased by 31.4% (highest rate in the state);
    • Rental vacancy rate of 11.6%; and
    • Homeownership rate of 66.0%.

The 2012 estimated population of Hawaii County is 189,191 (a 2.2% increase from the 2010 Census). More updated data from the U.S. Census Bureau can be found at QuickFacts.

Links and Resources
Hawaii Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism

State Open Data Portal

Economic Research Organization at the University of Hawaii