Honolulu Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Honolulu metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Honolulu in 2020 is 892,000, a 0.68% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Honolulu in 2019 was 886,000, a 0.8% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Honolulu in 2018 was 879,000, a 1.03% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Honolulu in 2017 was 870,000, a 1.16% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in United States
City Name Population
New York City 18,804,000
Los Angeles 12,447,000
Chicago 8,865,000
Houston 6,371,000
Dallas-Fort Worth 6,301,000
Miami 6,122,000
Atlanta 5,803,000
Philadelphia 5,717,000
Washington DC 5,322,000
Phoenix 4,511,000
Boston 4,309,000
Detroit 3,548,000
Seattle 3,433,000
San Francisco 3,314,000
San Diego 3,251,000
Minneapolis 2,926,000
Tampa 2,877,000
Denver 2,827,000
Las Vegas 2,699,000
Riverside-San Bernardino 2,469,000
Baltimore 2,325,000
San Antonio 2,320,000
St. Louis 2,213,000
Portland 2,151,000
Sacramento 2,123,000
Charlotte 2,054,000
Austin 2,053,000
Orlando 1,964,000
Indianapolis 1,807,000
San Jose 1,791,000
Cleveland 1,763,000
Cincinnati 1,746,000
Pittsburgh 1,704,000
Kansas City 1,686,000
Columbus 1,644,000
Virginia Beach 1,477,000
Raleigh 1,444,000
Milwaukee 1,439,000
Jacksonville 1,280,000
Nashville 1,249,000
Providence 1,200,000
Salt Lake City 1,169,000
Memphis 1,150,000
Richmond 1,105,000
Louisville 1,089,000
McAllen 1,012,000
Hartford 999,000
New Orleans 992,000
Oklahoma City 989,000
Tucson 982,000
Bridgeport-Stamford 953,000
El Paso 951,000
Albuquerque 915,000
Honolulu 892,000
Buffalo 891,000
Cape Coral 851,000
Temecula-Murrieta 848,000
Birmingham 842,000
Omaha 835,000
Fresno 769,000
Provo-Orem 766,000
Tulsa 766,000
Allentown 763,000
Rochester 743,000
Dayton 741,000
Knoxville 741,000
Sarasota-Bradenton 736,000
Baton Rouge 734,000
Columbia, South Carolina 716,000
Ogden-Layton 711,000
Charleston-North Charleston 708,000
Bakersfield 691,000
Concord 683,000
Springfield 669,000
Colorado Springs 668,000
Mission Viejo 636,000
Albany 630,000
Grand Rapids 599,000
New Haven 593,000
The Woodlands 570,000
Akron 565,000
Worcester 548,000
Des Moines 544,000
Harrisburg 542,000
Victorville-Hesperia-Apple Valley 537,000
Greenville 529,000
Kissimmee 528,000
Wichita 527,000
Port St. Lucie 521,000
Palm Bay-Melbourne 519,000
Little Rock 514,000
Toledo 509,000
Winston-Salem 509,000
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh 507,000
Fayetteville-Springdale 504,000
Reno 504,000
Lancaster 497,000
Lancaster-Palmdale 491,000
Madison 487,000
Daytona Beach-Port Orange 476,000
Indio-Cathedral City-Palm Springs 467,000
Boise City 447,000
Spokane 447,000
Denton-Lewisville 445,000
Augusta-Richmond County 444,000
Stockton 436,000
Bonita Springs-Naples 434,000
Chattanooga 421,000
Jackson, Mississippi 420,000
Syracuse 420,000
Durham 418,000
Modesto 411,000
Concord 401,000
Visalia 401,000
Oxnard 397,000
Santa Clarita 392,000
Huntsville 384,000
Myrtle Beach 377,000
Scranton 375,000
Round Lake Beach-McHenry-Grayslake 370,000
Greensboro 361,000
Lafayette 358,000
Youngstown 357,000
Pensacola 355,000
Asheville 354,000
Antioch 353,000
Montgomery 352,000
Corpus Christi 347,000
Fayetteville 347,000
Springfield, Missouri 347,000
Flint 345,000
Lakeland 344,000
Fort Wayne 340,000
Fort Collins 337,000
Lexington-Fayette 334,000
Mobile 333,000
Santa Rosa 331,000
Trenton 329,000
Ann Arbor 328,000
Lansing 326,000
Rockford 324,000
Savannah 324,000
Shreveport 322,000
Laredo 315,000
Honolulu - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 892,000 0.68%
2019 886,000 0.80%
2018 879,000 1.03%
2017 870,000 1.16%
2016 860,000 1.06%
2015 851,000 1.19%
2014 841,000 1.08%
2013 832,000 1.09%
2012 823,000 1.11%
2011 814,000 1.12%
2010 805,000 1.13%
2009 796,000 1.14%
2008 787,000 1.16%
2007 778,000 1.04%
2006 770,000 1.18%
2005 761,000 1.06%
2004 753,000 1.07%
2003 745,000 1.22%
2002 736,000 1.10%
2001 728,000 1.11%
2000 720,000 1.27%
1999 711,000 1.28%
1998 702,000 1.15%
1997 694,000 1.31%
1996 685,000 1.33%
1995 676,000 1.20%
1994 668,000 1.37%
1993 659,000 1.23%
1992 651,000 1.24%
1991 643,000 1.26%
1990 635,000 0.95%
1989 629,000 0.80%
1988 624,000 0.97%
1987 618,000 0.82%
1986 613,000 0.82%
1985 608,000 0.83%
1984 603,000 0.84%
1983 598,000 0.84%
1982 593,000 0.85%
1981 588,000 0.68%
1980 584,000 2.28%
1979 571,000 2.88%
1978 555,000 2.78%
1977 540,000 2.86%
1976 525,000 2.74%
1975 511,000 2.82%
1974 497,000 2.69%
1973 484,000 2.76%
1972 471,000 2.84%
1971 458,000 2.92%
1970 445,000 2.30%
1969 435,000 2.35%
1968 425,000 2.41%
1967 415,000 2.22%
1966 406,000 2.27%
1965 397,000 2.58%
1964 387,000 2.11%
1963 379,000 2.43%
1962 370,000 2.21%
1961 362,000 2.55%
1960 353,000 3.22%
1959 342,000 3.32%
1958 331,000 3.76%
1957 319,000 3.57%
1956 308,000 3.36%
1955 298,000 3.47%
1954 288,000 3.60%
1953 278,000 3.73%
1952 268,000 3.47%
1951 259,000 3.60%
1950 250,000 0.00%