The Poorest County in Hawaii: Hawaii County

Similar to Delaware, Hawaii is a state with few counties to begin with, so take Hawaii county's title of the poorest county in the state with a grain of salt.

Hawaii county has a population that's growing at almost double the rate of the state, the real estate values are high and the county's building permits made up about 33% of the state's total permits, suggesting that the county is growing.

Poverty Rate: 18.3%

Poverty Rate of Kids Under 18: 24.5%

Median Household Income: $46,444

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