Kapolei, HI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kapolei, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Kapolei Census Designated Place had a population of 17,544 as of July 1, 2016. Kapolei ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Hawaii. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kapolei is located at latitude 21.3403 and longitude -158.0665 in Honolulu County. The formal boundaries for the Kapolei Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Honolulu County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 62 feet.

The Kapolei Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583418) 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 Kapolei Census Designated Place is located within Ewa Division of Honolulu County.

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

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


Total Population 17,544
Population in Households 17,428
Population in Familes 15,980
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density1 4,242
Diversity Index2 89


Total Households 4,760
Average Household Size 3.66
Family Households 4,114
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 4,979 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,752 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,008 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 219 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $548,910
Average Home Value $568,477


Median Household Income $101,937
Average Household Income $104,575
Per Capita Income $28,611
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.34% 1.77%
Households 2.22% 1.69%
Families 2.21% 1.68%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
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.

Kapolei, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kapolei 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 # 15 91st
Population Density1 # 28 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 18 89th
Median Household Income # 10 94th
Per Capita Income # 63 59th

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