Living in Aomori

Aomori Prefecture, with a population of 1.8 million, is located at the northern tip of the Tohoku region on the island of Honshu. Aomori Prefecture's economy is dominated by farming and fishing, and its population has been declining due to younger generations leaving for more populated areas for university, work, and marriage. Misawa Air Base is also located in the prefecture, and is home to over 6,000 military personnel, U.S. civilians, and Japanese employees. It is the only joint air base in the Pacific region. Legend has it that Jesus Christ's grave is also located in Aomori Prefecture.

Climate

Annual Average Temperature

10 ℃

Population

Total Population

1,350,000

Foreign Residents

3,930

Foreigner Birth

104

Information

Num. of persons per household (persons)

3.54

Age of household heads (years old)

46.8

Income

430,550

Expenditure

354,117

Savings

7,742,000

Liabilities

6,496,000

annual crime

7,424

annual income

5,166,600

Expenditure Detail

Food

64,231

Rents for dwelling & land

40,319

Imputed rent for owned houses

69,933

Fuel, light & water charges

21,764

Electricity

8,232

Gas

4,188

Furniture & household utensils

8,328

Clothing & footwear

10,604

Medical care

10,238

Transportation & communication

50,096

Public transportation

3,917

Private transportation

30,628

Communication

15,551

Education

16,248

Culture & recreation

23,089

Foreign Nationalities

China

1403

Korea ( South and North )

1010

Philippines

568

United States

327

Indonesia

98

Thailand

82

Vietnam

67

Nepal

45

Malaysia

42

Pakistan

37

All data shown has been published by The Japanese Meteorological Agency and The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. Information provided by City-Cost is for educational purposes and we hope the data posted here helps you.

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