Kauai County HI Information


Kauai County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 70,066
Population in Households 68,902
Population in Familes 55,630
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,164
Population Density1 113
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 24,397
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 16,878
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 31,757 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,513 (45.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,884 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,360 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $444,621
Average Home Value $520,209


Median Household Income $62,079
Average Household Income $76,768
Per Capita Income $26,869
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.83% 1.05%
Households 0.93% 1.08%
Families 0.85% 1.03%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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.


Kauai County HI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kauai County to the other 5 counties and county equivalents 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 # 4 40th
Population Density1 # 3 60th
Diversity Index2 # 3 60th
Median Household Income # 3 60th
Per Capita Income # 4 40th

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