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Wainaku, Hawaii - Basic Facts

Wainaku is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Wainaku Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Hawaii County at latitude 19.7425 and longitude -155.0921. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 161 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Wainaku Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wainaku: Wainaku Landing, Wainaku Mill.

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Also See: Hilo, HI ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

Wainaku, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wainaku to the other 151 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Hawaii by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 115 25th
Population Density1 # 79 48th
Diversity Index2 # 87 43rd
Median Household Income # 118 23rd
Per Capita Income # 103 32nd

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

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Wainaku, HI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,173
Population in Households 1,145
Population in Familes 944
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 888
Diversity Index2 81
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 394
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 292
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 270 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 124 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $247,674
Average Home Value $337,778
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,554
Average Household Income $64,780
Per Capita Income $21,958
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.0% -0.34%
Households -0.88% -0.31%
Families -0.94% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.74%
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.

Information Updates

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