Key Contact for Hawaii
Hawaii State Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Hawaii Nonmetro Population
Hawaii Rural Healthcare Facilities
Selected Social Determinants of Health for Rural Hawaii
Although most Hawaiians have some form of health insurance coverage, 4.3% of residents remain uninsured (Kaiser, 2021). According to the Economic Research Service, the average per capita income in 2020 was $58,655, with the rural per capita income at $48,320. The ERS reports, based on 2020 ACS data, that the poverty rate in rural Hawaii is 11.6%, compared with 8.2% in urban areas of the state. 7.4% of the rural population has not completed high school, while 7.3% of the urban population lacks a high school diploma according to 2017-2021 ACS data reported by ERS. The unemployment rate in rural Hawaii is 6.1%, while in urban Hawaii it is 5.6% (USDA-ERS, 2021).
Kaiser Family Foundation State Health Facts; USDA Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets
There are more organizations related to Hawaii in the organizations section.
Last Reviewed: 6/28/2022