The unemployment rate in Hilo is 8.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Hilo jobs have decreased by 0.9%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Hilo's cost of living is 30.3% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Hawaii county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 66.9% to 30.6%. More Voting Stats
Hilo's population is 47,388 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 6.3%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 17.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Hilo is Real Estate: $394,800
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.8%.
Hilo public schools spend $12,557 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.9 students per teacher in Hilo. More Education