What is the main ethnicity in Hawaii?

What is the main ethnicity in Hawaii?

You will find a "mixed plate" of ethnic groups in Hawaii; 38.6% of Hawaii's population is Asian, 24.7% is White, 10% is Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islanders, 8.9% is Hispanic, 1.6% is Black or African American, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, and 23.6% of all Hawaii residents are multi-ethnic.

The largest Asian ethnic group in Hawaii is Chinese Americans who make up 18.4% of the state's Asians. Japanese Americans account for 7.5% of Hawaii's Asians and Filipino Americans comprise 4.4%. Vietnam is the most common country of origin for Chinese Americans.

There are three types of Indians in Hawaii: Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders, and Hispanics who trace their ancestry to Spain, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Cuba. Native Hawaiians account for 5% of Hawaii's population while Hispanics/Latinos account for 28%.

In conclusion, there are many different races within Hawaii with Asians being one of the majority groups.

What is the percentage of Hispanics in Hawaii?

The second and third most prevalent ethnic groupings were 308k White (non-Hispanic) and 274k Two+ (non-Hispanic). Hispanics make up 10.7 percent of the population of Hawaii (151k people). The figure below depicts the seven races represented in Hawaii as a percentage of the overall population.

Is Hawaiian considered white?

Hawaii has a population of approximately 294,102 white people. With people of two or more races included, the number of people with some European ancestry is 476,162 (39.3 percent), implying that approximately 14.6 percent of the population is mixed race... White people in Hawaii.

Total population
Hawaii (Big Island)31%
Oahu25.4%
Religion
Christianity, Judaism, Atheism

What are the demographics of Honolulu, Hawaii?

According to the most current ACS, Honolulu's racial makeup was as follows: 1 Asian (53.21 percent ). 18.42% are of two or more races. White people make up 17.23% of the population. Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders make up 8.03 percent of the population. 5 Blacks or African Americans: 0.92 percent 2.05 percent Other race: Native American (60.15 percent). Some other race (39.85 percent).

47.3% of Honolulu residents were born in Hawaii or moved here from another state, while 45.5% were born outside of Hawaii. 70.9% are United States citizens.

57% of Honolulu households are made up of individuals, 14% have two parents living in it, and 29% are single parent homes.

The median age is 39.8 years old. 28% of the population is under the age of 18, 7% are between 18 and 24, 23% are between 25 and 44, 21% are between 45 and 64, and 13% are over the age of 65.

95% of Honolulu residents speak English at home. 3% speak Spanish.

90% of Honolulu households have a telephone service. 68% have cable television service, 32% have satellite television service.

The average household income is $63,623. 26% of the population lives below the poverty line, 10% are unemployed, and 7% are employed in management positions.

How racially diverse is Hawaii?

Hawaii's population is substantially more racially diverse than the rest of the United States. In 2019, 24.2 percent of Hawaii's population identified as being of two or more races. In comparison, only 2.8 percent of the US population was multiracial. The majority of people in Hawaii are either Asian (44.3 percent) or white (21.4 percent). Overall, 64.5 percent of Hawaii's residents were considered to be of "Asian and other Pacific Islander" origin by the 2010 census.

The racial makeup of Hawaii was determined by questionnaires that were completed by approximately 9,500 individuals across the state during the US Census Bureau's Population Survey. Respondents were asked to identify their race using a list of options including African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Hispanic or Latino, and White or More Than One Race. Data for Hawaii was collected between April 2011 and March 2012. A full description of how race is defined on the questionnaire can be found at http://www.census.gov/prod/2011pubs/12statemain/st1208.pdf.

In conclusion, Hawaii is an outlier when it comes to race in America. First, Hawaii has one of the most diverse populations in the country. Second, the majority of Hawaii's residents are of Asian descent, which is unusual for a US state.

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Jane Marciano has been studying the elements for over 20 years. She has a degree in Elementalogy from the University of Bologna and is currently pursuing a masters degree in Sciences. Jane loves to teach people about the elements and how they are connected to one another.

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