Makaha Valley, HI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Makaha Valley, Hawaii - Basic Facts

The Makaha Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 1,428 as of July 1, 2016. Makaha Valley ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Makaha Valley is located at latitude 21.4872 and longitude -158.1796 in Honolulu County. The formal boundaries for the Makaha Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Honolulu County is in the Hawaii time zone (GMT -10). The elevation is 210 feet.

The Makaha Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2414094) 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 Makaha Valley Census Designated Place is located within Waianae Division of Honolulu County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Makaha Valley 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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Makaha Valley Census Designated Place, HI Boundary Map

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


Total Population 1,428
Population in Households 1,380
Population in Familes 946
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density1 346
Diversity Index2 88


Total Households 562
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 298
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 719 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 227 (31.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 335 (46.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 157 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $277,643


Median Household Income $42,060
Average Household Income $52,400
Per Capita Income $23,465
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.01% 1.12%
Households 1.0% 1.08%
Families -1.95% 1.05%
Median Household Income   -2.38%
Per Capita Income   -0.18%
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.

Makaha Valley, HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Makaha Valley 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 # 109 28th
Population Density1 # 106 30th
Diversity Index2 # 25 85th
Median Household Income # 136 11th
Per Capita Income # 102 33rd

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