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Hawaii Cost of Living (HI)

The cost of living in Hawaii (HI) is higher than the nationwide average. The average yearly pay in Hawaii is $43,845.00, which is lower than the U.S. average annual salary by $5,963.00. The consumer price index (CPI) of 245 in Hawaii is 5.15% higher than the U.S. city average CPI of 233. The sales tax is 4.00%.

The CPI calculation is based on a statistical model that takes into account some of the major personal consumption categories such as healthcare, transportation, housing, education and food, in addition to the average Hawaii annual salary, sales tax rates and the regional consumer price index.


Hawaii Consumer Price Index (CPI):
CPI
Hawaii
245
U.S. City Average
233
Average Annual Pay:
U.S. Dollars
Hawaii
$43,845
U.S. City Average
$49,808
Consumption Categories in Hawaii versus National Average:
Category Percentage Versus National Average
Education -4.20%
6.32%
0%
Healthcare 0.60%
0%
0.90%
Groceries 20.13%
0%
30.30%
Rent 53.89%
0%
81.11%
Mortgage 60.40%
0%
90.91%
Electricity 41.98%
0%
63.18%
Gasoline 23.46%
0%
35.31%



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