The unemployment rate in Hilo Metro Area is 8.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Hilo Metro Area jobs have decreased by 0.9%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Hilo Metro Area's cost of living is 32.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
February, January and December are the most pleasant months in the Hilo metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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In the last Presidential election, the Hilo metro area remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 66.9% to 30.6%. More Voting Stats
Hilo Metro Area's population is 203,340 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 8.9%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 25.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Hilo Metro Area is Real Estate: $454,700
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.2%.
Hilo Metro Area public schools spend $12,256 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.9 students per teacher in Hilo Metro Area. More Education