Wainaku, HI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wainaku, Hawaii - Basic Facts

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The Wainaku Census Designated Place had a population of 1,155 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Wainaku is located at latitude 19.7438 and longitude -155.0998 in Hawaii County. The formal boundaries for the Wainaku Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Hawaii County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 161 feet.

The Wainaku Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414166) 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 Wainaku Census Designated Place is located within Hilo Division of Hawaii County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wainaku population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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

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Wainaku Census Designated Place, HI Boundary Map

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Wainaku, HI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,155
Population in Households 1,128
Population in Familes 932
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 875
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 388
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 288
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 439 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 265 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 123 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $271,324
Average Home Value $355,094


Median Household Income $47,212
Average Household Income $65,069
Per Capita Income $22,053
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.1% -0.42%
Households -1.0% -0.42%
Families -1.02% -0.42%
Median Household Income   3.31%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
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.


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, 2015 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 # 78 49th
Diversity Index2 # 87 44th
Median Household Income # 127 17th
Per Capita Income # 105 31st

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