Schofield Barracks, HI

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Living in Schofield Barracks

Schofield Barracks is a somewhat small town located in the state of Hawaii. With a population of 14,904 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Schofield Barracks is the 15th largest community in Hawaii. Schofield Barracks has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Schofield Barracks, where the median household income is $62,183.00.

Housing costs in Schofield Barracks are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Hawaii.

Schofield Barracks is a military town: the armed forces employs 47.58% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Public Service and Healthcare are important in the local economy and are the town’s largest civilian employers, employing 33.73% and 15.86% of the civilian workforce respectively.

Schofield Barracks’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Schofield Barracks spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 12.60 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

The population of Schofield Barracks overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Schofield Barracks, 24.12% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Schofield Barracks in 2018 was $23,699, which is low income relative to Hawaii, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $94,796 for a family of four. However, Schofield Barracks contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Schofield Barracks is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Schofield Barracks home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Schofield Barracks residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Schofield Barracks also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.92% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Schofield Barracks include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Schofield Barracks is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.