Kailua, HI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Kailua Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Kailua Content

Also See: Holualoa, HI ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Kailua, Hawaii - Basic Facts

Real Estate Resources

The Kailua Census Designated Place had a population of 12,556 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Kailua is located at latitude 19.6686 and longitude -155.9187 in Hawaii County. The formal boundaries for the Kailua Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 35.63 sq. miles and a water area of 4.26 sq. miles. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 52 feet.

The Kailua Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414058) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Hawaii is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Kailua Census Designated Place is located within North Kona Division of Hawaii County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kailua population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kailua: Kailau, Kailua Kona, Kairua, Kayakakoua.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


Kailua Census Designated Place, HI Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | HI Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: North Kona Division | Hawaii County | Hawaii Counties

Search the map for:

Kailua, HI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,556
Population in Households 12,079
Population in Familes 9,328
Population in Group Qrtrs 477
Population Density1 352
Diversity Index2 86


Total Households 4,371
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 2,810
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,477 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,269 (41.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,102 (38.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,106 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $416,588
Average Home Value $452,699


Median Household Income $54,729
Average Household Income $73,442
Per Capita Income $27,755
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.91%
Households 0.66% 0.85%
Families 0.52% 0.86%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   1.16%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Kailua, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kailua to the other 151 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Hawaii by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 24 85th
Population Density1 # 105 31st
Diversity Index2 # 55 64th
Median Household Income # 101 34th
Per Capita Income # 70 54th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Hawaii Census Data Comparison Tool.

Hawaii Research Tools

Hawaii Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Hawaii Census Data
Highest or Lowest: