8.3% of households in Paia received food stamps in 2017


Paia ranked 91st in Hawaii for the percentage of households receiving food stamps in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau in August.

66 of 794 Paia households (8.3 percent) received food stamps. Paia's population reached 2,638 people in 2017.

The city with the largest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Fern Forest, which had 177 of 342 households receiving food stamps, 43.5 percent more than Paia. In 2017 the population of Fern Forest was 838.

The city with the lowest percentage of households receiving food stamps in the state was Launiupoko, which had 2 of 207 households receiving food stamps, 7.3 percent less than Paia. In 2017 the population of Launiupoko was 528.

See the cities with the highest percentage of households receiving food stamps below.

Top food stamp cities in 2017
Rank
City
Total Households
Total households receiving food stamps
Percentage of households receiving food stamps
1
Fern Forest
342
177
51.8
2
Eden Roc
304
145
47.7
3
Maunaloa
127
56
44.1
4
Waianae
3092
1287
41.6
5
Nanawale Estates
582
231
39.7
6
Hawaiian Acres
958
378
39.5
7
Makaha
2298
907
39.5
8
Nanakuli
2601
1010
38.8
9
Ainaloa
1079
399
37
10
Hawaiian Ocean View
1624
576
35.5
11
Orchidlands Estates
1065
366
34.4
12
Ualapue
139
47
33.8
13
Makaha Valley
505
169
33.5
14
Hawaiian Beaches
1591
504
31.7
15
Pahala
388
122
31.4
16
Pepeekeo
564
168
29.8
17
Papaikou
388
108
27.8
18
Wainiha
44
12
27.3
19
Fern Acres
582
155
26.6
20
Pahoa
284
74
26.1
21
Kualapuu
614
154
25.1
22
Koloa
821
205
25
23
Waipahu
8293
2068
24.9
24
Maili
2536
612
24.1
25
Leilani Estates
801
190
23.7
26
Mountain View
1407
330
23.5
27
Paauilo
201
47
23.4
28
Kurtistown
483
112
23.2
29
Naalehu
241
56
23.2
30
Wahiawa
5600
1296
23.1
31
Waimanalo
1442
327
22.7
32
Hawaiian Paradise Park
3961
887
22.4
33
Waimea
3243
704
21.7
34
Ewa Beach
3017
644
21.3
35
Hilo
15955
3377
21.2
36
Honokaa
645
135
20.9
37
Hauula
857
175
20.4
38
Kahului
7726
1570
20.3
39
Waikane
138
28
20.3
40
Halaula
161
32
19.9
41
Anahola
591
114
19.3
42
Kailua
4413
836
18.9
43
Hanamaulu
1161
218
18.8
44
Captain Cook
1181
219
18.5
45
Waimanalo Beach
983
182
18.5
46
Kahuku
533
98
18.4
47
Waiohinu
72
13
18.1
48
Kukuihaele
89
16
18
49
Ewa Villages
1842
328
17.8
50
Discovery Harbour
372
65
17.5
51
Haliimaile
309
54
17.5
52
Kapaau
550
96
17.5
53
Keaau
688
120
17.4
54
Volcano
1341
229
17.1
55
Kaunakakai
1199
202
16.8
56
Lihue
2428
408
16.8
57
Haleiwa
1088
170
15.6
58
Laie
904
138
15.3
59
Kapolei
5409
801
14.8
60
Eleele
781
112
14.3
61
Kahaluu
1354
193
14.3
62
Wailuku
6142
872
14.2
63
Honomu
163
23
14.1
64
Halawa
4098
559
13.6
65
Hawi
368
50
13.6
66
Puhi
981
133
13.6
67
Kaumakani
215
28
13
68
Wainaku
463
60
13
69
Kalaoa
4068
519
12.8
70
Kihei
8196
1001
12.2
71
Kealakekua
712
86
12.1
72
Holualoa
3232
385
11.9
73
Lahaina
3565
411
11.5
74
Hanapepe
884
101
11.4
75
Kekaha
1037
114
11
76
Kaaawa
418
44
10.5
77
Punaluu
388
40
10.3
78
Kilauea
769
78
10.1
79
Makawao
2403
241
10
80
Ahuimanu
2641
262
9.9
81
Hana
276
27
9.8
82
Kapaa
3602
354
9.8
83
Honalo
771
73
9.5
84
Makakilo
5816
553
9.5
85
Omao
449
40
8.9
86
Keokea
691
60
8.7
87
Ewa Gentry
7183
613
8.5
88
Laupahoehoe
200
17
8.5
89
Waipio
3907
331
8.5
90
Kaneohe
10572
882
8.3
91
Paia
794
66
8.3
92
Waialua
1127
94
8.3
93
Kula
2911
237
8.1
94
West Loch Estate
1455
115
7.9
95
Waimalu
5359
394
7.4
96
Olinda
411
30
7.3
97
Royal Kunia
3908
275
7
98
Waikapu
945
65
6.9
99
Wailua Homesteads
2037
139
6.8
100
Kawela Bay
121
8
6.6

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